In mid-March, lives changed drastically with the onset of Covid-19. Businesses shut their doors, offices required employees to work from home, and thousands were laid off or furloughed. This led to a previously coveted practice: working remotely from a home office. But without a designated work space, productivity remains low. Learn how to organize a home office for productivity.
I went from a productive, let’s get stuff done, individual to an individual who chose to squander 24 hours every day.
Often, when I first discuss a plan with a new client, their main goal is to be able to park their vehicle inside (as well as discard all the clutter). Great, let’s do that. The number one issue is, of course, all the stuff that’s on the ground. So, what’s to be done? Put hands on every item as you decide to donate, trash/recycle, return/gift, or keep. Then utilize the vertical space.
Let’s be blunt: when you pass, you will no longer worry about what happens to your belongings, or your body, or anything in your life, but those you leave behind will be affected by your passing. It’s your responsibility to make it a smooth transition for them.
Hey Dallas, Texas, I’ll be in town September 25th to September 29th and am booking home organizing sessions.
I was fortunate (again) to listen to Janice Simon speak. She was our guest presenter for the September NAPO Houston meeting (aka National Association of Productivity and Professional Organizers). She … Continue reading Organize Your Brain: Fun Tidbits to Improve Your Daily Life
Oh no! The 4th of July is tomorrow and you (somehow?) volunteered to host the (fun, yet organized) celebration at your home. Before giving in to the panic and reaching … Continue reading How to Organize a Last Minute 4th of July Party!
Give gratitude, meditate, 30 minute yoga routine, shower, dry hair, apply lotion and make-up, dress to impress, fix cup of coffee, create to-do list for the day, write a check … Continue reading 11 Tips to Create “Grit” Within
No matter who you are or where you live, no matter how much money you make or how you spend your days, at some point in your life, you will experience grief. Grief is the distress caused by being deprived of someone (or something). How do you deal with the paperwork left by a loved one who’s passed?
Today, I’m touching base on a topic that is misunderstood by many: willpower. In particular, how it relates to home organizing. Every January, thousands, if not millions, of people make … Continue reading Learn How to Willpower Your Way to an Organized Home
How is your Toy Room holding up? You’ve been at the decluttering, organizing, and preventing stages for 1-4 weeks now. Do you feel better? No longer as anxious when you glance into the room? I hope so! As with any plan or life change, it takes a wee little bit of time before your actions and behavior become the norm. Give it time and keep trying. It’ll become second nature soon!
Today, I’m sharing some neat tips and tricks I’ve discovered on how you can store toys and keepsakes. Enjoy!
By this point, you’ve decluttered and moved all the toys into the Toy Room. Wahoo. But then you take a look around and still feel anxious. What now? Now, we plan and create organizing strategies.