Clutter and Thoughts … Do They Correlate?

I just started reading a book by Dr. Caroline Leaf called “Think Learn Succeed … Understanding and using your mind to thrive at school, the workplace and life.” It’s quite fascinating the research she has done for over 20 years about what we put in our mind, what we keep in our mind and what we speak out.  It’s not…

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Is Your Disorganization Chronic or Situational?

With stress being the number one health crisis of our time, it’s a no wonder that it’s growing. We have become such a busy society/family running from one activity to another.  Never having down time as a family.  Kids are involved in a multitude of activities and sports.  Parents are serving on multiple non-profit boards, working overtime and trying to…

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GOALS NOT RESOLUTIONS!

So many have been trying to come up with New Year’s Resolutions.  Are you?  I don’t and don’t encourage them.  We make them only to feel a level of frustration … especially when it only last’s a few weeks. What I like to encourage is setting a goal or goals and doing a paradigm shift in thinking.  What would you…

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6 Ways Clutter Affect Your Health!

“This doesn’t bother me. I’m ok with it.” “I’m doing this organizing project for my husband/wife.” “I’m able to find what I need.” “I know where everything is.”   Are these words or statements you have said in the past … or are currently saying? These are statements I hear many times from new clients. But today I want to…

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Simplify Your Life!

Recently, I’ve been doing some major reflection on issues in my life. There have been days when I feel like I’m on overload and my brain can’t take much more. Being a business owner and a single mom whose sole income supports the household has at times put me in “driven mode.” You know what that means. You keep going…

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Over The Door Organizer & It’s Multiple Uses!

These handy organizers can be found at a number of different stores. Just to name a few.  Bed Bath & Beyond WalMart Target Container Store Kmart Amazon Pottery Barn Teen Houzz Handy Laundry Wayfair These handy organizers are marketed usually for shoes. By all means they work great for shoes but there are many other uses for this organizer. Here…

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31-Day De-Cluttering Challenge Check In!

By now you should be half way through this 31-Day De-Cluttering Challenge. How is it going? Are you able to each day gather the focused item and purge or are you finding reasons to hold onto them? Now please understand that just because I am suggesting an item each day for purging does not mean you need to purge if…

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31 Things You Can Toss in The Next 31 Days!

When I do speaking engagements as a Professional Organizer,  I always do them “hands on.” I want my audience to walk away with something they can physically do when they get home. So I’ll usually hand them a list of items that I want them to check off to see if they have them in their home. If they do,…

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Simplest Tip for Organizing!

Yesterday I spent a part of my day doing laundry. Don’t like to be doing work (unless totally necessary) on a Sunday. Saturday is my laundry and clean house day. But I was gone most of Saturday having a little fun with some neighbors and then tending to my mom’s needs. So Sunday was my laundry day. After I had…

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Organizing for the New Year!

I am not one that promotes or believes in New Years Resolutions. What pressure we place on ourselves with those Resolutions. First, we have the pressure of what our Resolution should be. Secondly, we put such pressure on ourselves to stick to this resolution. Of course when the New Year comes, we are all excited and eager to make changes….

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