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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Benefits of a Standing Desk

Today I want to talk about your office but more specifically your desk.   In this Blog, I am adding “a little bit of health.” “Do you know that for every hour you sit down, your life expectancy decreases by two hours? For comparison, every cigarette smoked reduces life expectancy by 11 minutes,” Dr. James Levine. Dr. Levine is the co-director…

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Let’s Get That Paperwork in Order!

One of the most asked questions in organizing offices and more specifically paperwork is how long to keep it? Answering that question is truly judgmental on your part because no one wants to tell you to toss something to only find out down the road it is needed and important. But there are some guidelines you could follow that might…

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Are You Budget Organized?

Organizing your life is more than sorting through “stuff.” It is also about taking control of your finances as well. Do you know how you are spending your money and on what? An organized budget will help lead to an organized financial life. Budgeting is basically determining how much money you bring in and specifically where you are going to…

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Computer Overload

Our computers can be extremely valuable tools in our lives, but they can also become inadvertently overloaded with clutter. It is very easy to clutter a computer, because the clutter can be easily hidden from view. However, clutter can make your computer run slower, make it more difficult to find what you need, and make life more challenging. Take a…

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Clutter and Emotions, Are They Connected?

There is a lot of talk about the Kon Mari Method of Organizing. Marie’s statement of, “surround yourself only by the things that spark joy” is valid but only to a limited extent.   As much as I love that statement and think that it can apply to many, many people, there is a segment of the population that it can…

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Should I Hire A Professional Organizer?

Who remembers the days of The Brady Bunch or Leave it to Beaver? Alice knew how to keep Carol and Mike Brady’s home in tiptop shape. June Cleaver was the model wife with a spotless home. One that was accomplished in high heals shoes. Those days are no longer here and really were they ever? Sure there are some families…

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The Danger of Technology!

With technology ever growing and our need for instant gratification, we have at our fingertips multiple ways to communicate and process information. On many levels it’s a wonderful thing. We can share our photos with family and friends via DropBox or Google Drive. Or if many individuals are on a committee working on a project, they can put all the…

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Quick and Easy Office Organizing Tips

Do you need some quick and easy tips on getting your office organized? Follow these: 1. Schedule time to focus on just organizing this space. Don’t make phone calls. Don’t check emails. Don’t do anything except focus on this project. 2. Remember your desk is your prime real estate. Do not have anything on your desk that you don’t need…

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Single Focus!

You are moving along in our Get Organized Month!  We are already moving along to Organizing Tip #16. Simple task to get you started with your files and preparing them for 2015! Go to your file drawer and pull out the messiest, least organized folder. Spend 15-20 minutes getting that folder organized. Remove and shred what’s not needed any longer….

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