Back To School Organizing, Z to A

By |2014-08-19T12:06:25-04:00August 19th, 2014|Categories: Clutter Control, Home Page, Paper Management|Tags: , , , |

Over the weekend I made the mistake of going into Staples for some boxes I needed. As I should have anticipated, the store was overrun with back-to-school shoppers. As I waited in a very long line, I couldn’t help but notice how similar the stacks of new spiral notebooks I saw awaiting purchase resembled the stacks of used spiral notebooks I see in my clients’ basements and attics.

A New Theory on Tossing Old Clutter

By |2014-03-31T19:08:33-04:00March 31st, 2014|Categories: Clutter Control, Home Page|Tags: , , , |

There are a lot of reasons for why it is hard to toss our excess stuff, that I have discussed in this blog. For example, there’s clutter from the past that holds sentimental value and there’s clutter for the future that we might need “someday.” Today, however, I want to share a new theory on why we keep clutter, that I don’t believe has ever been addressed before. I call it the check register theory. Here it is.

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