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To Do or Not to do a List?

To Do or Not to do a List?

I love to make lists. Having a list helps me to:  Not forget tasks. A list eliminates what I call “brain static.” The “I know I have to do something, but I can’t remember what it is” feeling. Dumping everything onto a list allows my brain to calm down and focus.  Prioritize. When what I need, and want, to accomplish is written down, I can decide what is most important. This...

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What to Expect When I Come to Organize

If you have organizing challenges you may be wondering if a professional organizer can help you. My mission is to help my clients learn the principles, skills, and habits essential to achieving and maintaining organization. Here’s how I work with clients to do that: • Clutter is just clutter, not a character flaw. I will not judge you. You are not stupid or lazy because you’re...

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Create Space and Order in a Hurry

Create Space and Order in a Hurry

Create Space and Order in a Hurry You can create space and order very quickly by tossing the small things that pile up and create clutter. Go through your house and get rid of these clutter makers: • Junk mail – throw it out as quickly as you can. Don’t keep something that’s useless and annoys you every time you see it. • Envelopes – Unless you need the return address, toss...

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Get Dressed Fast!

Get Dressed Fast!

Get Dressed Fast! Mornings can be a lot faster and easier with a little planning. Do you spend time every morning randomly going through your closet desperate to find something to wear? Here’s some ways you can eliminate wasted time and stress getting dressed. First, pare down your clothes. The Pareto Principle, “roughly 80 percent of the effects come from 20 percent of the causes.” ...

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Habits of Highly Organized People

Habits of Highly Organized People

Habits of Highly Organized People Everyone has their own comfort level for order. Highly Organized People, HOP, have a lower tolerance for clutter than someone who is not highly organized. It doesn’t make one type of person better or worse than the other, just different. Most of my clients are chronically disorganized. They may not want to become HOP, but most do want to have a more...

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Planning a Super Bowl Party? Are you having a Super Bowl party? A little planning will make it stress free and give you time to watch the game and the commercials • Plan a menu. Finger foods are a must. Even if friends are bringing food, plan to prepare a few things to fill in the blanks if everyone comes with chips and salsa. You can never have too many desserts! • Shop now for...

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