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Schedule Everything

  A planner. It doesn’t matter if the planner is paper or electronic. The one you use is the right one for you. Recording appointments and tasks makes time concrete and gives you control over your work day. Record everything, both small and large. Include meetings, standing appointments, project due dates, progress deadlines (to keep [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|Organization|0 Comments

Organize to Your Core Values

January is National Get Organized Month. Why? Because one of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to once and for all get organized. Come closer. Closer. I’m going to let you in on a little secret. There is no once and for all when it comes to getting organized. People change over time. Life [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Organization|0 Comments

10 Tips for an Organized Move

Selling a house and moving can be very stressful. A little planning and organization can help to make the process easier to navigate. 1.De-clutter and depersonalize every room and outdoor area so buyers can imagine themselves living in the house. The way you live in your home is not the way you sell your house. [...]

By |July 26th, 2017|Organization|0 Comments

5 Tips for Organized Co-Parenting

“There I was, a professional organizer, and I was challenged by keeping track of everything—running a business, raising two kids, planning my son’s bar Mitzvah, which was the day after the divorce finalized. I had brain fog from all I had to do and the emotions surrounding the divorce.  And I thought, what about all [...]

By |July 17th, 2017|Organization|0 Comments

3 Minutes to a Happier, Healthier, More Organized You!

Household “chores” and organizing projects can seem overwhelming when we look at them all at once.  When we break them down into smaller pieces, then they don’t seem as arduous, time-consuming, or boring.  I once timed myself to see exactly how long it takes to fold a load of laundry, something I don’t enjoy doing.  [...]

By |July 5th, 2017|Organization|0 Comments

4 Steps to Reclaiming Your Time

When I tell people I’m a professional organizer, they often say, “Oh I know what I have to do. I just don’t have the time to do it!” I say, “All we have is time. We have the choice as to how to spend it. Let’s start with making the time to organize, so you [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|Organization|0 Comments

Is Clutter Killing Your Sex Life?

My father always said that relationships are the hardest thing you will ever do. Think about that. Deep down, what gives you the most stress? Do you worry about your older parents’ safety? Fret about your children’s futures? Argue with your spouse about responsibilities at home? Chances are some of you are screaming, “Yes!” Let’s look at that last example: arguing with your spouse. Does he leave his shoes in the middle of the floor? Does she have piles of untouched papers sitting on the desk in the kitchen? Are you on a first-name basis with your UPS delivery person because there are boxes of unneeded items arriving every day? Clutter can be a direct contributor to a troubled sex life.  Who knew?  Over the last 13 years as a professional organizer, helping people clear the clutter in their homes, I’ve learned that the clutter they really want to clear is mental and relational. My clients want clear minds as well as clear homes. In some cases, they want to clear a (figurative) path to the bedroom. […]

By |June 8th, 2017|Organization|0 Comments

Easy is Okay audio

Check out my May 2017 audio: Easy is Okay,  for the Change Your Attitude, Change Your Life radio show.

By |May 25th, 2017|Business, Organization|0 Comments

Cure the Procrastination Plague!

Procrastination is one of the major obstacles to getting organized. Fight procrastination ON TIME: Organize Gather your thoughts: determine the steps needed to complete a given task. Taking small steps toward achieving a goal is much more palatable than looking at the whole project at one time. Breaking a project down into its component parts will make you say, “Wow! That’s so much easier than I thought it would be.” […]

By |May 19th, 2017|Organization|0 Comments

Tips for An Organized Move

Check out my April 2017 audio for the Change Your Attitude, Change Your Life radio show.

By |April 18th, 2017|Organization|0 Comments