When it comes to organizing, one style does not fit all. When meeting with clients, one of the first questions I ask is, “Do you like things put away in cupboards and in desk drawers? Or, are you more comfortable having everything out in plain sight and easy to reach?” Organizing Style – Everything Out Are you a person who has several stacks of paper on their desk and yet you know exactly where everything is? If so, "everything out" is your style. Putting a piece of paper aw
Do you know the biggest reason people are unable to stay organized? The answer may surprise you! I can’t tell you how often clients tell me that they are not organized. Obviously, that’s why they hire a professional organizer, right?! However, after I meet them and they tell me all about organizing dilemmas, there is generally one clear thing they are missing and it’s not necessarily organizing skills. Here’s the answer It is all about taking advantage of organizational pr
“It could be worse.” That is the response I received when I asked my mom how she was doing given the current Covid-19 restrictions. She lives in a retirement community that allows limited access to visitors. For her, social distancing has meant she is confined to her room except for occasional visits with family. Her response was so refreshing and comforting, but not surprising if you know my mom. She worked full-time as a nurse while raising eight children and then, when mos
"For every minute spent organizing, an hour is earned."