Episode Summary:

We’re approaching that time of the year again where the stress and overwhelm of the holiday season can take our emphasis off the reason for the season. We’re sharing a replay of a popular podcast episode with Marcia Ramsland, the Holiday Pro. She shares how we can get organized and simplify our Christmas holidays. And the good news is, we can start now and reduce holiday stress!

Marcia shares how to reduce stress during the holidays and still pick the best gift: 6 Tips to Picking the Perfect Gift

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Quotables from the Episode:

  • Getting organized is something that can be learned and will save you time, give you focus, and mental clarity.
  • It’s always too early to start preparing until it’s too late to begin! So start your holiday preparations now.
  • Part of what makes our holidays stressful is the fact that we already fill our days 24×7, then have to add more to our schedules for the holidays.
  • Simplifying our holidays and our lives starts with decreasing our expectations.
  • The problem with the poverty in the world is not God’s provision but our distribution.


Scripture References:

  • Proverbs 13:4 “The sluggish crave and have nothing, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied.”
  • Proverbs 14:1 “A wise woman builds her home, but a foolish woman tears it down with her own hands.”
  • Ephesians 2:10 “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”


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About Marcia Ramsland

Marcia Ramsland, The Leading Online Organizing Coach and Productivity ExpertMarcia Ramsland is well known as The Leading Online Organizing Coach, a Business Productivity Expert, and author of the Simplify Your Life: Get Organized and Stay that Way book series, which has sold over 100,000 copies. Marcia is a nationally recognized media guest appearing in Woman’s Day and Real Simple magazines, the Wall Street Journal, and Martha Stewart radio. Marcia believes anyone can become more organized – even you – with the Motivation, Momentum, and Mastery which she provides in her Online Courses and Fast Track Coaching!


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The stress of the holiday season can be overwhelming. Our schedules are already over-crowded before the holidays! What if I told you getting organized would simplify your Christmas holidays? I’ve brought back the perfect guest and episode to help you reduce your holiday stress: Marcia Ramsland, the Holiday Pro. Click through to listen to the podcast.