How to lead a simpler, more organized life

get_organized_macbook_lamp_stationery.png“You’re so organized,” a friend said to me recently, jokingly scoffing. So am I really? Somewhat.

Truth is, getting to this point hasn’t been easy. It’s meant breaking horrible habits and being disciplined in creating new, healthy routines.

In this post, I’m sharing seven things that are helping me lead a simpler, more organized, less stressful life–and the one thing I  just have to do at the start of each day.

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Unexpected Lessons from American Airlines and One of the Worst Winter Storms Ever

Every now and then, I make trips between Washington, D.C. and my favorite place on earth, Barbados.

 A beach on the South coast of Barbados

In two weeks, I’ve been booked on that journey four times, amid Winter conditions that have turned America’s travel plans upside down.

These quick trips have been a whirlwind: sleeping overnight in a departure lounge, uber-expensive airport-to-hotel transfers (pun intended), unplanned spending on accommodation, and insanely long rebooking queues.

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