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Posts by Lauren Williams

And now for something completely different – FOSSILS

This is a completely different kind of post than usual for me. FOSSILS!!!!!   “Ever wish you lived in the Triassic, Jurassic, or Cretaceous periods? If so, a trip featuring dinosaur fossils may be the perfect getaway. We asked dinosaur and travel lovers to share their favorite spots for seeing and learning about these fossils.…

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Curious for more resources? – YouTube additions

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Nothing like a rabbit hole for whiling away a wet, cold afternoon. Ever since attending the CHADD lecture on assistive technology, I’ve been curious to see what I could add to Casual Uncluttering offerings. There’s lots online about assistive and adaptive technologies. I’ve added a bunch of pointers to my YouTube channel. There’s a bit…

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How to Organize Your Bedroom Fast-Even in 15 Minutes

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Another fun little blog which features an opinion of mine – How to Organize Your Bedroom Fast-Even in 15 Minutes June 25, 2019 by Whitney Coy for Realtor.com. Just in time for the holidays. C’mon, despite Whitney Coy’s first paragraph, you know where all the guests’ coats are going for the party… “When you focus…

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Planner Pad organizing/calendar system- new paid affiliation

Some calendar systems leave me absolutely bewildered, confounded, flabbergasted, mystified and perplexed. Which is how I know they are probably PERFECT for some of my clients. The “offers a unique system that helps you organize, prioritize and schedule what matters most to you” in a format that’s as comfortable as my favorite pen. Which is…

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I’m SO glad I joined CHADD

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I’m a data geek. Give me an excuse to study something for hours, I will. That’s not why I joined CHADD (Children and Adults with ADD). I joined CHADD to meet people. Shortsighted me! CHADD, with a mission of improving the lives of people affected by ADD, is many many facets more valuable than that.…

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Here be dragons – and Just & Simple

Here be dragons – trade shows and the like that I attend having NO idea what I’ll find. Because, after averaging four networking meetings a month for a loooong time, I now only go to events where: (1) I’ll have fun and (2) I’m likely to meet new people. I only set sail, give or…

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Expect the Unexpected – nope

“How thoughtful of him!  To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.” That is a quote from the Third Act of Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband. The quote, in horrible fashion, always seems to be shortened to “Expect the Unexpected.” That always sets my teeth on edge: it feels like an exhortation to paranoia,…

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Mental Health First Aid – Thank you Australia

Mental Health First Aid International is an even better import than koalas. The following paragraphs are from its website: “An evidence-based program,” “an 8-hour course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and…

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Just another day at a garage

Casual Uncluttering in garage

Day 1 of a major decluttering and organizing for Christian Pincock and Mark Chavez. Even though they did a decluttering a month ago look at all the trash and donation items they identified just from the garage in two hours. “We’re taking this room by room and targeting to finish the entire house by Christmas…

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The Secret Language of Healthcare

A colleague of mine, Annie Jacobsen Jacobsen Dementia Care Coaching www.jacobsensendcc.com 206-617-6683 annie@jacobsendcc.com Jacobsen Dementia Care Coaching 10116 Edmonds Way Suite C – Box 302 Edmonds, WA 98020 shared her expertise, focused on a specific client of hers, for “When the Diagnosis is Dementia”, the third chapter of The Secret Language of Healthcare, How to Ask…

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