Chronic Disorganization

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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Organizing Around the Clock

Organizing Around the Clock

No, I don’t mean organizing 24 hours a day. I’m taking about a systematic way to organize a room by visualizing a clock face. This method will help you focus on just one area at a time, instead of zig-zagging all over the room.

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Organizing or Churning?

Organizing or Churning?

Are you organizing or churning? The definition of churning is to agitate with continued movement. If you’re churning cream the result is butter. If you’re trying to get organized, agitation results in a bigger mess. When you organize you make decisions and put things in an assigned location. When you do what Professional Organizers call churning, you move things around, but don’t make decisions about whether to keep them or where they should be stored.

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Free Organizing Containers

Free Organizing Containers

You don’t have to spend a lot of money on organizing products. You can even create your own from what may now be trash. We talk Free organizing containers.

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