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These time management and organization links will help you keep your stress level low, making the most of your valuable resources.

Cleaning – Low-Stress Cleaning Strategies
Regular cleaning isn’t as obvious a form of stress management as meditation, breathing exercises, or yoga, but cleaning can provide you with the perfect space to do these activities and more! Cleaning can actually be fun if you turn on your favorite cleaning music or make cleaning a team effort. What’s your best low-stress cleaning strategy for making cleaning less of a chore? Find tips an…

Too Busy? Strategies for Busy People
While many people say that they'd like to be less busy, it's often difficult to know exactly how to pare down a schedule and which activities to cut out. Here are some concepts to keep in mind when deciding how to trim down your schedule so you can be less stressed.

Relaxing At Home Just Got Easier!
Relaxing at home is easier if you have a relaxing home to enjoy! Read on for five key strategies.

Housekeeping Tips for Less Stress: Reduce the Stress of Housekeeping and Life
Living in a cluttered environment can cause you additional stress and drain you of energy, time, and even money! Read this collection of low stress housekeeping tips and relieve stress in two ways: learn how to create a low stress environment and even relieve stress as you do it. Low stress housekeeping can start today with these simple tips!

How To Stop Procrastination: 10 Tips To Try
If you're wondering how to stop procrastination, you may be relieved to learn that there are several ways to tackle this common problem. Read on for 10 tips on how to stop procrastination.

Instant Energy For Stressed and Busy People
If you're like most of us, you'd love to have more hours in the day. While it's impossible to create more time, you can create more natural energy for yourself so you can be more productive, find more time in your schedule, and waste less time on being non-productive. Getting enough sleep is an important way to increase your energy level. ...

Stress Management At Home
When people say that stress management begins at home, they mean it figuratively and literally. Managing our stress begins from within, but having a home that acts as a haven from stress can certainly help, too! Here are some personally-tested and proven suggestions for creating a home that practically manages your stress for you.

Keeping House Clean: Tips on Maintaining Your Home as a Peaceful Place
Your home can be a sanctuary, or a place of stress, depending on how you maintain it. Here are some tips for decorating, simplifying and keeping house clean so you can enjoy peaceful surroundings at the end of a stressful day! Find tips on avoiding excess junk mail, enlisting help in keeping a clean house, and more.

How To Relax At Home
It helps to know how to relax at home, as the world can be a stressful place! The following are tips you can use to maximize your home's relaxation potential, and learn strategies to create inner peace easily, starting at home.

When And How To Take A Mental Health Day
Sometimes taking a mental health day--a day off that's specifically geared toward stress relief and burnout prevention--is the best thing you can do for yourself. Whatever stressors you face, these tips can help you take a mental health day and make the most of it.

Simple, Organized Home: Create a Sanctuary with an Organized Home
There's no arguing that a cluttered home causes additional stress. Creating a simple, organized home can reduce your stress level and create a sanctuary for you to return to. Learn how you can relieve stress by creating a de-cluttered, organized home any time of year.

Home Relaxation: Why It Pays to Organize Your Home
With all the stresses in the outside world, your home should be your sanctuary from stress. Unfortunately, home relaxation is difficult to attain when clutter and disorganization abound, as it does in many of our homes. Here is more information on why mess equals stress, as well as why and how to make home relaxation more of a reality.

Enroll in a Free E-Course on Living a Low-Stress Lifestyle
This free, ten-week e-course will help you examine the role of stress your life, and reduce the level of stress you feel. Each week, you'll receive information, resources and self-examination resources to help you create goals and track your progress. (Join on your own, or have a friend go through the process with you so you can give and receive even more support in attaining your goals.)

Sweating Right Up to the Last Minute: Battling Procrastination
Do you find yourself putting things off, and then scrambling to get things done at the last minute? Personal productivity expert Peggy Duncan has some effective time management strategies to help you avoid procrastination and be more effective in your life.

Best Procrastinators' Tips On How To Stop Procrastination
Are you a procrastinator? What hasn’t worked for you in the past—and what has? Share your best procrastinator’s tips below, and read other procrastinators' best tips for beating procrastination.

A Quick Review of Organizing Plain & Simple, by Donna Smallin
Maintaining an organized living space and simply structured lifestyle are important keys to managing stress in your life and preventing it from getting overwhelming. Here's a review of a helpful and thorough book on organizing. See if it could help you with taking the next step in living a low-stress lifestlye.

Stress Management Through Organization: Get Your Time and Your Life Back...
You may know that you would experience less stress if you were more organized, but how does one go about making the necessary changes to have a more organized life? Personal productivity expert Peggy Duncan has a plan that can take you from wishing you were more organized to actually being more organized!

Time Management Tips
Here’s a quick list of ways to better manage your time, so you’ll have more of it available to do what you need to get done, from About’s expert in career planning.

Time Management And Productivity Tools
About’s Human Resources guide supplies descriptions and links to ten great tools, including books, software, and other items, that can help you manage your time at work and at home more efficiently, which will greatly decrease your stress level. One of these may become indispensable for you!

Fly Lady
This is a wonderful resource for keeping clutter under control and making your home a nurturing haven for yourself and your family. She has an organized system for cleaning, uses cute acronyms for things and makes cleaning your house seem like an easy and fun undertaking; best of all, you don’t feel alone in your work.

7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Days
Here’s a quick list of good suggestions on how to keep your day running smoothly, including creating a “NOT To-Do” list!

Categorize and Containerize
Here’s a nice page giving specific suggestions on how to become more organized with these two simple C words, from Commitment.com.

Dispelling the Top 7 Myths About Being Organized
Here’s a nice list of faulty ideas we may have that keep us from being more organized, along with the accurate information we need to help us get there, from BetterBudgeting.com.

Shortcuts to Simplify Your Life
Learn to simplify your life and you've taken a huge leap toward a less-stressed life! The following shortcuts can help you simplify your life and live the low-stress lifestyle you've been craving.

Maintaining Balance in Your Lifestyle
Maintaining balance in one's life can be more complicated than it seems because there are so many factors to consider,and balance requires constant adjustment. Learn more about maintaining balance, and find resource for balance and stress reduction.

Home Organization Tips For Stress Relief
It’s important to maintain regular stress management practices in your life, to help you manage stress as it comes. Sometimes home organization...

Elements of a Peaceful Home
When looking for ways to manage stress, people often overlook one of the simplest and most effective strategies: create a peaceful home. Learn how...

Tolerations - How To Identify Your Tolerations
Tolerations - How To Identify Your Tolerations

Life Structures for Stress Relief
Life structures are simple to set up, and can cut down on untold amounts of stress. Learn about life structures, and why they're a favorite stress relief tool for the life coaches and their clients.

Lifestyle Structures - Lifestyle Structures for Stress Relief
Lifestyle structures can help relieve stress by making behavior changes more automatic. What lifestyle structures work best for stress relief? Share your experiences, and find useful tips from others as well.

Checklists And List-MakingFor Stress Management
Keeping checklists can not only help with organization, but it can help with stress as well. Learn how, and find resources to help you to keep checklists as easily as possible.

Checklists For Stress Relief
Dealing with stressful areas of life can be easier with these checklists. Recover form a layoff, get out of debt, plan for the future--you'll find several checklists that can help you with these and more.

Single-Tasking For Productivity and Stress Management
Multi-tasking used to be considered the best solution for busy people who want to be more efficient. Now it looks like multi-tasking isn't all it was cracked up to be. Here's how to be more efficient with your time, including when to use multi-tasking and what to do instead when necessary.

Simplify Your Life This Week
Clutter in our surroundings can lead to mental and physical stress. Here's how to take advantage of "Simplify Your Life Week," or any week, and proactively simplify your life and your mind.

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