Monthly Archives: June 2016

Organization and ADHD: Yes You Can

 

We specialize in helping people with ADHD and ADD keep their lives in order, and one thing we know: getting help getting organized can make all the difference. Having help not only makes the work go faster but keeps it from becoming too overwhelming, too, because most people approach organization as an enormous, “I must […]

Declutter Today for a Better Tomorrow

Declutter Today for a Better Tomorrow

Many people cringe at the sound of the word “declutter” as it brings to mind a process that can be emotionally and physically tough. Many others are like me and don’t cringe, but rather make grand plans to clear out all my spaces but then always seem to end up […]

Paperwork – File or Discard Everything?

I have been reading way too much of Marie Kondo lately!  But in her first book, The Magic of Tidying Up, she says you should get rid of all your paperwork.  Her reason is that if you know you don’t have it, you won’t spend much time looking for it!

Well, that’s one way to deal […]

Do You Keep Things Because “They Might Come in Handy”?

 

We all find it tough to get rid of our things, especially if we spent money on them or if they have some kind of sentimental value. We even find it difficult to get rid of things we received as gifts even if we will never use them, because of guilt. If I had a […]

Organizing versus Cleaning

 

I recently read Marie Kondo’s book Spark Joy.  Chapter one starts with “Tidying is the act of confronting yourself: cleaning is the act of confronting nature.” Organizing versus cleaning – that sounded interesting to me!

One thing is for sure, we can’t deny that Marie Kondo has challenged our views of our relationship with stuff.  We […]

What Should I Organize First?

We get a lot of great questions from clients, but one of the questions we hear all the time, is “What should I organize first?” It’s a great question, but the answer can be different depending on what you are trying to accomplish.

With all of the books out there about organizing your life, decluttering, or […]