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A Strategy For Paper Piles

By | August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Paper Management, Storage|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever seen someone’s desk, either at work or in their home, that has paper piles covering the surface?  Perhaps your desk looks this way.  These people are known to the organizing world as pilers.  It’s a very common organizing style, or dare I say, lack of organizing style. When asked, pilers will tell you that they can find what they need when they need it. If this style works for them, great, although I’m not sure how they can find a particular document in all those piles.  Maybe it’s some sort of brain radar that has yet to [...]

Overwhelmed by Clutter?

By | July 15th, 2012|Categories: Decluttering, Home Organization, Organizing Tips|Tags: , , |

A common complaint from many of my clients is that their clutter is making them crazy. They are overwhelmed by all of it and don’t know where to start. Because of this feeling of overwhelm, they just don’t do anything, which causes a copious amount of stress in their lives. There can be many reasons for the accumulation of clutter. Even the most organized person can end up with clutter. Many times the clutter is caused by situations in our lives, or a series of life events. Some of those events may be traumatic but not always. It could be [...]

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Organizing For Outdoor Activities – Let’s Have a Barbecue!

By | May 24th, 2011|Categories: Organizing Tips, Planning, Reduce Stress|Tags: , , , |

Summer is a great time for outdoor activities. Warm temperatures have a way of enticing us outside to enjoy all that nature has to offer. Whether it’s working in the garden, attending a local festival, or just taking a walk to get some exercise, being outside can provide relaxation and energize you all at the same time. One of my favorite outdoor activities is the all-American backyard barbecue. Getting together with friends and family to relax, catch up and just enjoy the company is therapeutic. However, organizing such events can sometimes cause us to stress out a bit. Whether it’s an impromptu gathering, [...]

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