SolutionsForYou, Inc.

Organizing

Our Top 3 Questions about Time and Budget on Organizing Projects

As with most professions, fees vary widely based on experience, geographic location, and the type of services requested. Many organizing and productivity professionals charge by the hour, while others offer packages or charge by the project.  The top 3 questions we are asked about time and budget on organizing projects are: #1.  How long will it…

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Organizing Survey

We surveyed a few of our clients about their experience with organizing.  I’m sharing the results of our survey because sometimes we hear from client’s that they think they are the only one who feels the way they do about their disorganization.   We want you to know, you are not alone!Here is what we learned.…

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7 Strategies for Maximizing a Smaller Footprint

It seems everywhere I read on social media the message is downsizing and go minimal.  Often that isn’t as easy as one hopes.  If you have run out of space, here are 7 strategies to maximize your smaller footprint or any footprint. Strategy #1 Edit Your Belongings: Follow our proven and easy to implement 5 Steps…

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How to Prepare for Your Strategy Session with SolutionsForYou

Don’t change anything about your physical space! We need to see your current state of organization to understand your relationship with your stuff and how it is contained.   Do think about answers to the following questions: What do you think are your barriers to getting organized? What is not working? What part of your environment feels most…

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3 Tips for a Stress-Free Move

May is National Move Month Are you, or do you know someone, who is moving to a new home?  Do you know that moving is considered by many to be more stressful than experiencing the death of a loved one?  It doesn’t have to be!  I have three tips to reduce the stress: #1 Make…

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5 Tips to Streamline Your Morning Routine

With the change to daylight savings time, I have heard from many clients they are having a difficult time getting out of bed in the morning.  As a result, they are rushing to get out the door on time.  Are you looking to save time in the morning, so you can steal a few more winks…

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Donation, Recycling, and Shredding Events and Resources

It is Spring Break in Portland and while many of you have escaped our grey and rainy weather some of you may be having a staycation and spending time spring cleaning and decluttering your home.   Once you have decluttered you probably have lots of stuff that needs to get out of your home.  Here are…

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Organizing Basics: The Only 3 Paper Categories You Need

The A.R.T. of Paper Managment   Information comes to us in many forms but most predominately in paper form.  It arrives from snail mail, e-mail, children’s backpacks, spouse’s briefcases, and many other avenues.  We know how we obtain paper information, it’s what we do with it after it arrives that many of us struggle with. Let’s Spring clean…

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5 Ways to Get Organized for Tax Season – We Make It Easy!

It happens every year, whether we want it to or not, tax time.  Nearly every day I receive something by email or snail mail reminding me, tax time is coming. Are you dreading the task of gathering up receipts to prepare your tax filing?  Don’t know what to do with your financial records? Do you…

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