Unf*%& Your Habitat: Dishes? Really?

Yup. Dishes. Everyone has ’em, everyone hates dealing with ’em, and they’re the #1 thing that makes your kitchen look gross. So let’s all put on our grown-up pants and deal with our damn dishes. Read More Unf*%& Your Habitat: Dishes? Really?

Unfuck Your Habitat: Nobody Will Help Me

This is, by far (besides cat pee, and we’ll get to that another time), the most frequent theme of questions posed to me. The asker is the one who’s invested in the unfucking process, and the people who they share space with are not on board. It could be roommates/flatmates, spouses, children, parents, significant others, whoever. The point is that you’re cleaning up and they aren’t. I love bullet points, so I’m going to bullet point the important stuff in this situation. Read More Unfuck Your Habitat: Nobody Will Help Me

Unf*%& Your Habitat: The Perfection Paradox

If Voltaire were alive, and spoke English, and liked to curse, he might say something like, “Perfectionism gets in the way of unfucking.” Of course, he was French and somewhat classier than that, so his version contains no f-bombs and is far more quotable: “Le mieux est l’ennemi du bien.” The perfect is the enemy of the good. Smart guy, that Voltaire. Read More Unf*%& Your Habitat: The Perfection Paradox

How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

2012 is just around the corner, so it’s time to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions. A lot of us make them every year, but how often do we actually follow through on them? Here are some tips to ensure that by this time next year, you can be proud of what you’ve accomplished, instead of vowing guiltily to try the exact same ones all over again. Read More How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions