Monthly Archives: February 2017

Resetting Our Password Habits

by Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton
Who has trouble remembering their passwords? I recently wrote a blog about passwords, Organize Your Passwords, so it is ironic that it took me three times to get into this site to write this blog!  It’s time to reset our password habits. With the password requirement being a minimum one upper case letter, one […]

Where to Start Organizing

by Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton

Where to start organizing is probably the most commonly asked question we get here at Organizing Maniacs. It’s as if clients are unable to see anything but the whole overwhelming project…and finding a place to jump in and get started is intimidating.

But here’s the secret to organizing: you just have to take one little step to […]

Why Do People Hoard?

by Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton

Hoarding is more than just collecting; it is the “persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions, regardless of their actual value” – and it affects nearly one million people in the United States.

When we work with people who suffer from hoarding issues, they are often anxious about their possessions. “What if I need […]

Organization Doesn’t Have to Be Perfect – and Neither Do We!

by Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton

I’m not perfect. And what I’ve learned is that I don’t want – or need – to be perfect. In fact, I’d rather be happy, less stressed, and less organized than try to be perfect.

We all have lots of reasons for not being as organized as we want to be, whether it’s our […]