Call 203.428.6294

Clutter Control

Holiday Organizing and Beyond

Holiday Organizing and Beyond

It may seem too early to start thinking about holiday organizing, but a big part of organizing is planning ahead, so your next steps are easier. Besides talking about holiday storage, I’m also going to throw in some general storage tips as well.

Read more

When to Organize to 100%

When to Organize to 100%

I have written a lot on the subject of perfectionism-as-a-barrier. People often confuse organizing with a quest to be perfect and that’s a mistake. Organizing is more about managing priorities effectively. That said, although we usually don’t have the time to be perfect, there are times when managing priorities benefits from pushing things to 100%. Here are three examples.

Read more

Points Of Compulsion To Stay Organized

Points Of Compulsion To Stay Organized

It is impossible to stay organized without action. If there’s no action on paying bills, the mail will pile up; if theres no action on the laundry, the clothes will pile up; etc. Certain points of compulsion are necessary to ensure that these actions happen.

Read more

Organizing Clothes for Storage

All of my organizing solutions are built around a plan for circulation and now is the time to look at a very important one: seasonal rotation of clothes. Here are some thoughts on how to store seasonal clothes, how to store daily clothes, and products that make it all easier.

Read more

Stanley Bostich Dynamo Stapler

Stanley Bostich Dynamo Stapler

The Stanley Bostich Dynamo Stapler is a great back-to-school office supply with a lot of really nice features.

Read more

Organizing Past Decision Blockers

Organizing Past Decision Blockers

It’s very easy to beat oneself up for not finishing tasks like decluttering, but there are usually pretty good reasons for it. Sure, laziness or lack of motivation can play into it, but what makes tasks difficult is not the actions, but the decisions involved. In fact, my favorite definition of “clutter” is Barbara Hemphill’s “postponed decisions.”

Read more

When Clutter’s Not Clutter

When Clutter’s Not Clutter

OK, I haven’t always had nice words to say about clutter, but today I’m happy to report a fresh perspective on clutter.

Read more

One Man’s Struggle With Clutter

One Man's Struggle With Clutter

Stuff, clutter, trash, get rid of it……Have you heard this before from your wife?
But, Honey it’s stuff I might use…Shoot, I shouldn’t have used the word stuff.

Read more

Celebrating Freedom Though Organizing

Celebrating Freedom Though Organizing

Saturday we celebrate Independence Day and the birth of our country. This country grants us many freedoms, but it’s amazing the barriers we impose on ourselves. I have found organizing to be a great liberator.

Read more

Book Review: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Book Review: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

For all of you who have been asking if I have read Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, the answer is finally “yes.” Here are my thoughts.

Read more
Page 4 of 17« First...23456...10...Last »