Chronic Disorganization

More Quick Toss Items

More Quick Toss Items

You can create space and order quickly by tossing the small things that pile up and create clutter. Go through your house and get rid of these clutter makers: • Price tags – once you decide you won’t return an item toss the price tags. If it’s a big ticket item attach it to the warranty info. • Packaging – will you put the item back in the original package to store it? If not,...

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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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Perfectionism Creates Clutter

Perfectionism Creates Clutter

Clutter can build because of perfectionistic tendencies. When I say this to people, they don’t believe me. They imagine a perfectionist would have an immaculate house with no clutter in sight. Quite often the opposite is true. Perfectionism makes it hard to make a decision. National Association of Professional Organizers former president, Barbara Hemphill, states that “clutter is a...

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