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Habits

New Year’s Resolutions – 5 Ways to Make Them Stick

New Year’s Resolutions How to Make Them Stick It’s a New Year and a new day breaking and getting organized is one of the top three New Year’s resolutions people make.  Is it one you made?  Did you resolve to get organized everywhere in your life?  Or, did you select one small change towards organization?  If…

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Winter – A Time for Reflection

December 28, 2016 January 1st marks a time for us to reflect on what we did or didn’t accomplish the past twelve months, on how our priorities have shifted, and set aside time to decide our vision for the new year.  It is also a time to get a new calendar, refill a planner, set goals for the next…

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Garage Organization Demystified

Does the thought of organizing your garage seem too daunting?  Do you wonder where to begin when you can’t even walk in there?  When was the last time you were able to park your car(s) in your garage? Let me help you get started–because sometimes that’s the hardest part!  Here’s how: Preparation Set aside an…

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5 Steps to Organizing With Kids

5 Steps to Organizing with Kids Step 1 Strategize – Involve your child in the organizing process – Guide your child to make decisions about what to keep.  Focus on the present, rather than the past (keeping something because it represents a memory) or the future (holding on to something because they might need it ‘someday’).  When asking your child…

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A tale from the trenches

With my client’s permission, I’m sharing her organizing story… Last week, as part of my training program client practicum, a team of new professional organizers and I worked with a client of mine to declutter and organize her home office. This was not the first time.Sometimes, it takes repeated work to find what is truly going on with someone’s…

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Why is organizing so hard?

Why is organizing so hard? Over the years, I have heard this question from many clients. Until recently I couldn’t think of an illustration to explain why it is hard for them and not for me. I think I now have a personal story that illustrates why we all have something that is exceptionally hard…

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What is your clutter costing you?

We are experiencing very challenging economic times. Maybe it’s time to think about what your clutter or lack of organization are costing you and what you can save by becoming clutter free and creating habits to maintain organization. Clutter is costing you—time, space, money, energy and sometimes relationships:   The time it takes you to…

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