Minimalism is defined differently by various people, but the core idea is living life with as few factors as possible that restrict what you want to do – that keep you from living the life you would love to live. It is the practice of looking carefully at everything in your life and deciding what […]
Choosing the right clothing for a trip can be stressful, but when you choose properly, packing clothing gets easier. These Organizing Maniacs tips will help you know what to pack for more organized travel.
For more organized travel, minimize the clothing you take
A common rule for less-experienced travelers is to choose everything you think you might want to […]
by Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton
In a day and age where having “stuff” is everything, collections can grow and clutter becomes overwhelming. Minimalism is a new trend, but it’s not about just getting rid of stuff – it’s about being smart about what you keep, what you value, and how you store it so that you can find […]
by Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton
Getting and staying organized can be really hard to do. Some people simply feel like they are too busy while others don’t even know where to begin. And more people than you would imagine have some form of disability, from ADHD to hoarding, that keeps them from being able to organize, declutter, and […]
A couple of weeks ago, some of the Maniacs Team members went to see the Minimalism Documentary. We give it two thumbs up!
The documentary highlights the journey of Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus in their pursuit of living a meaningful life with less stuff. The documentary follows them in their journey around the country, […]
Marie Kondo is back at it! This time she brings us Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up. The Maniacs chose this for our book club to see what the tidying guru had in store for us this time.
Kondo is the queen of overhauling spaces, sparking joy, and […]
Winter has come and gone. Well, and kind of come back again. But have no fear, it will eventually be Spring! To prepare, check out our favorite tips for how to spring clean your home office.
Just like the sky clears up and lets the sunlight through, now’s the time to clear some of the piles […]
Last week, I had the privilege of meeting Matt Stoltz with Biking for baseball. I would consider him a minimalist!
On April 6, 2015 he set out to visit every Major League Baseball field, traveling by bicycle. You are wondering, what does that have to do with organizing? I will get to that!
According to BikingForBaseball.org blog […]