Kids Clutter: Organizing at Every Age
Our children are probably the biggest clutter creators we have in our homes -- even more so than the dreaded paper flow. It starts out innocently, when we find out we are expecting; then the purchasing frenzy swings into high gear and does not let up until, well, let's just say many years down the road.
Organizing Tips to Help You Conquer the Laundry Monster
Laundry. You sort, you wash, you fold, you blink - and the pile of dirty clothes has grown all over again.
Memorabilia -- Use It or Lose It!
What do you do with those special items that have been passed down to you? Put them in the hall closet and hope the door will shut? Probably not a good choice for several reasons. First, you are unnecessarily creating clutter; second, if the item is very old and unstable, you will further the aging process; finally, and most importantly, what's the point of keeping these special items if the only time you enjoy them is when you move or get the bug to clean out a closet!
This summer my grandmother passed away and I was the recipient of many beautiful things, especially table linens.
Four Easy Steps to An Organized Closet
The National Association of Professional Organizers has dedicated January to clean out those closets, but don't wait for January -- now is the time. Exciting this task is not, but by devoting a couple of afternoons this month you can reduce unnecessary search time and you may even find some extra storage in the process.
The Organized Move: Unpacking with a Plan
(This is the third in a series of three articles on "The Organized Move")
The moving truck is pulling in the driveway of your new home and soon you will be surrounded by all your stuff. You have dreamed about the additional space.
3-Step Clean Sweep Program to Organize
3-Step Clean Sweep Program
1 - Purge2 - Simplify3 - Organize
Springtime is when many folks give their homes and offices a good cleaning. For every thing there is a season, and this is the season to get rid of the winter cobwebs.
Getting Organized For The New Year - Part 1
The following procedures will insure an organized and well run office.
Getting Organized For The New Year - Part 2
In part 1, we discussed a system you could use to organize your office. In this article we will discuss what material is needed to implement that system.
The Five Ways To Ease The Process Of Eliminating Clutter
I recently had a conversation with a friend about clutter. She shared that at times there was so much clutter around her home that she simply concluded her home was in a stage that she referred to as CHAOS or Can't Have Anyone Over Soon.
Organizing Your Day
One of the hardest things for most individuals working from home is to stay focused. One of the best ways to stay focused is organization.
Five Simple Tips to Get Organized Today!
Take time to declutter this summer..
Getting Organized - Getting Fit
In a speech entitled "Organized Living in a Disorganized World" I made the statement "Getting organized is much like exercise and healthy eating. It is something you incorporate into your daily living.
Get Organized - Stay Organized
My mother is one of the most productive people I know. She is 78 years old and still works full-time as the personal assistant to the CEO of a bank.
The Love It Or Lose It Principle: One Simple Key to Living Clutter-Free Forever
It wasn't long ago that you spent an entire weekend "decluttering" - and now you are expecting guests in two days, and the guestroom is full of "stuff" again!According to a study by the U.S.
Secrets to Eliminating Emotional Clutter
Are you plagued by clutter in your personal or professional life? Is there someone in your family or your work who is? Based on my experience, the answer is probably "Yes!"As a professional organizing consultant for more than 20 years, I have discovered that eight out of ten people are bogged down in life with physical clutter somewhere in their lives. Ironically, most of them suffer in silence.
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