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Setting your 2020 Vision

How am I using this? Nothing happens without a plan.  Do you have a plan for organizing your space in 2020?  Firstly, define your biggest “pain point”.  Is it clutter in your space?   Clutter is a deferred decision and can serve as your call to action.  When you enter your home or office, how does…
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Do you want more time?

Organizing isn’t just physical –“where should my stuff go?” Organizing is really how we spend all of our resources – money, time and emotional energy.  Are you looking for more space and more time in 2020?  Time is a non-renewable resource.  How we spend our time reflects what we value in life.  Do you spend…
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Yes, Virginia. Santa did bring a lot of new stuff…

Now, what do I do with all this?! Happy December holidays – I hope they were merry and bright.  And if you’re like most Americans, the gift-giving season was filled with lots of new stuff.  New clothes, toys, electronics, and housewares now fill our already overcrowded and cluttered spaces.  In an effort to show our…
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What NOT to organize at the holidays

What’s your holiday “goal”? This year, do you want to entertain family and friends in a calm, peaceful home?  Are you looking for more time to enjoy holiday traditions?  Is having a more jolly holiday season a goal?   Being organized at the holidays can help with all of these.  Clearing the clutter that crowds your…
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Ready for your Winter Wonderland?!

It’s here…… Winter doesn’t officially arrive for another couple of weeks but you wouldn’t know that here in the Northeast.  So, it’s time to organize your personal winter wonderland.  When the first cold weather hits, we tend to dig through last year’s collection for a hat and some gloves for the commute or waiting for…
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Organizing Your Thanksgiving

Ready to celebrate? When we think about the “holidays”, it’s generally the big ones in December that bring on stress and overwhelm.  But for many of us, the true holiday season starts in November with the gathering of family and friends for Thanksgivings (or Friends-giving).   Being organized can be the difference between enjoying the gathering…
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Life is a highway….

On the road again I recently did a social media post on keeping your car uncluttered.  And it got a LOT of attention.  Your car is an extension of the rest of your personal space because it’s full of the spillover from your personal and work life.  Your gym bag, stuff to be returned to…
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Something in, Something out

What, exactly, is this? Have you ever opened a drawer, closet or bin and wondered “what the heck is in here?”.  Welcome to the club of too much stuff and lack of organization.  In our homes and offices, we accumulate stuff because as humans, we have an amazing capacity to create use scenarios for things. …
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‘Tis the Season (almost)…

Halloween is already in the rear view mirror.   Which means that Thanksgiving, and then THE holiday season is right around the corner.  Yup.  I said it.  Chanukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and the New Year in rapid succession.  Do the coming holidays fill you with excitement and joy as well as dread and overwhelm?  If you’re like…
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30 Expert Tips to Get Organized

Who doesn’t need a little help getting organized?  While I hardly consider myself an “expert”, I am thrilled to be included in this list.  Check out this link to some great tips – ranging from increasing your mindfulness to creating drop zones and to do lists. Here’s to your organized life….https://upjourney.com/how-to-be-more-organized    
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