Organizing Maniacs

About Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far has created 93 blog entries.

5 Habits of Organized People

Very few of us were born with organizing skills in our DNA. Good habits, like anything else, happen with practice and by establishing a routine. Organizing is no different! It’s something that we are all capable of learning, and once we do, our lives can be easier, less stressful, and happier. Here are 5 daily […]

Storage Solutions Beyond the Closet

Organizing your home can be challenging, especially when the primary storage solutions (like drawers and closets) are already overflowing. We’ve all experienced the frustration of having to dig behind multiple bins and through various boxes to find a single sweater for a chilly summer day. Although some items (like holiday decor) can be stored seasonally, other […]

Organizing Challenges: Tips for a Tidy Closet

Our Organizing Challenges with Organizing Maniacs Facebook Group has been tackling closets – clothing closets, linen closets, pantries, and more. It’s been so exciting to see the progress people have made in tackling these small, manageable projects. Closets always feel like an organizing challenge, don’t they? Closets are usually the catch-all for a lot of […]

Maniac Book Club: The Power of When by Michael Breus, PhD

Our most recent Maniac Book club selection was The Power of When by Michael Breus, PhD. Breus is a clinical psychologist, a diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine, and a fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Using over 200 evidence based studies, he encourages the reader to stop worrying about the how and why […]

Small Organization Projects Inspire Motivation

Organization projects are not everyone’s idea of a good time. If you have multiple organizing projects to tackle, it can be overwhelming. Where do you begin? Luckily, getting started is the hardest part. Organizing can be a rewarding experience, and once you begin to see progress, it can feel satisfying and motivate you to continue. […]

Start Small When Decluttering Your Home

Removing clutter from your home is a great way to stay organized, but when things are messy, it can be hard to see where the clutter begins and ends. It may also be overwhelming at first glance to decide what to keep and what to toss. However, there’s no saying you must get rid of […]

2018 is for Intentions, Not Resolutions

It’s a new year, a new you! Right? Unfortunately for many of us, those goals don’t always become a reality. We promise ourselves with New Year’s resolutions that we will be more organized, be more present, and more of whatever we lacked in the year before. However, without a firm grasp on what that goal […]

Maniac Book Club: ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life

ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life by Judith Kolberg and Kathleen Nadeau is an updated edition of their classic text for adults with ADD. The collaboration between Kolberg, a professional organizer, and Nadeau, a psychologist, offers the best understanding and solutions for adults who want to get and stay organized.

“Don’t fight against your ADD; work with your ADD to take charge of […]

Happy New Years!

 

We wish you a Happy, Prosperous & Organized 2018!

Thank you for letting us help you achieve your goals!

Patti, Mimi, Jen, Cris, Karen R. Trang, Gina & Karen S.

5 Habits of Organized People

Very few of us were born with organization in our DNA. Good habits, like anything else, happen with practice and establishing a routine. Organization is no different! It’s something that we are all capable of learning, and once we do, our days are organized without much thought. Here are 5 daily habits of organized people […]