Tag: Home Organization

Overcome Procrastination TODAY. Do Not Put Things Off… Again

Whether it is putting off tasks until the last minute or avoiding them altogether, procrastination can hinder productivity, increase stress, and sabotage our goals. Fear not, though, for effective strategies exist to overcome procrastination and to reclaim control of your time and energy.

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When Renting a Storage Unit Makes Sense and When it Does Not

In today’s fast-paced world, our lives often overflow with belongings. From sentimental keepsakes to practical necessities, our possessions accumulate, sometimes outpacing the space available in our homes. When faced with this dilemma, many turn to storage units as a solution. However, while they can be incredibly convenient, there are times when renting a storage unit might not be the best option. Keep in mind that the goal is not just to create space but to create a lifestyle that aligns with your values and priorities.

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Ten Tips for Mastering the Art of Managing Your Mail and Bills

In our digital age, where emails and electronic communication reign supreme, the tangible mailbox might seem like a relic of the past. However, for many of us, paper mail and bills still find their way into our lives on a regular basis. Without proper organization, these physical documents can quickly become overwhelming, leading to missed payments, misplaced important documents, and unnecessary stress.

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Helping People With Hoarding Disorder Through Virtual Reality

Not all professional organizers work with people who hoard because hoarding is a behavioral disorder, and we are not mental health professionals. Professional organizers need to be trained to understand this disorder, or they may do more harm than help. Working collaboratively with a mental health professional and the client is the best way to work with hoarding disorder.

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Eco-Conscious Decluttering and Storage

Last month we blogged about eco-friendly cleaning. Now let’s look at eco-friendly organization. The goal here is to reduce clutter and waste while promoting a more sustainable lifestyle.

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Green Cleaning and Organization: How to Tidy Up Your Home While Being Eco-Friendly

In this age of increasing environmental consciousness, many of us are striving to reduce our carbon footprint and to live more sustainably. One area where this mindset can be applied is in the way we clean and organize our homes. From choosing environmentally friendly cleaning products to implementing eco-conscious organization methods, there are plenty of ways to tidy up while being kind to the planet.

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Nine Strategies for Organizing and Decluttering Old Photos

Organizing and decluttering old photos can be a sentimental journey, but it is also a task that can quickly become overwhelming without a plan. Here are some strategies to help you efficiently organize and declutter your collection of old photos:

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Eat That Frog! You Will Not Croak

Have you heard of “eat the frog” as a strategy for accomplishing your daily goals? Think about it. How gross would it be to eat a frog for breakfast? Think again. If you DID eat that frog, or finish you most loathsome job first, wouldn’t your remaining chores seem easier, if not downright pleasurable?

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Eleven Strategies for Backing Up Your Home Computer (That Would Make an IT Pro Proud)

Backing up your home computer is crucial for protecting your data from loss due to hardware failures, malware, accidental deletion, or theft. Here are some good strategies for backing up your home computer:

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Say Goodbye to Less-Loved Books

If, like several of my clients, you are an avid reader, you have bookshelves crammed with books and piles of books you have not read. At some point, you find yourself running out of space, but you cannot fit another bookcase in your home. Alternatively, you are planning to move and do not want to pack up or pay for movers to haul dozens of boxes of (heavy) books.

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