Apr 06

Plant Your Own Garden

Dec 04

How to Not Totally Fail at your New Year’s Resolutions This Year

Of Time Magazine’s list of the 10 most commonly broken New Year’s Resolutions, I think I’ve resolved to do at least 7 or 8 before, with very mixed (and usually not-so-great) results. However, this year, I’ve got a new, crazy-simple strategy: Make a real plan, and start implementing it in… more >

Sep 04

All You Need to Know About Organizing in 15 Words

Are you “saving” things that you love? I had a beautiful, expensive bar of soap that I kept saving and kept saving, and for what? A soap special occasion? Does that even exist? Into the shower it went, and it literally brings a smile to my face to use it… more >

Jul 17

How We Spend Our Days

How often do you dream about the future? How often do you say to yourself, to your friends, to your family, “when XYZ finally happens, then I’ll…” and that future time never seems to come? Our whole lives are comprised of todays, which is both terrifying and exciting. If you want your life… more >

Jun 19

Pick Your Summer Project

Even though I don’t have the summer off anymore since I left teaching, I still think of these steamy months as a time for relaxing and getting caught up on stuff I got too busy to do during the rest of the year. I also like the idea of having… more >

Jun 05

The Real Reasons You’re Not Getting Organized

Most of my clients are successful, dynamic, driven women. They expertly organize and coordinate major projects in their professional lives, but feel lost when it comes to organizing their homes and personal lives. Why don’t we do for ourselves what we do for other people? 1. Perfectionism You may not… more >

May 29

Wednesday Tip: You’re Not the Only One

According to a 2006 study, 43% of Americans classify themselves as disorganized and 75% of American say that their disorganization contributes to their stress levels. Sound familiar? So many of my clients waited a long time before reaching out for help because they felt embarrassed about their disorganization; they felt isolated… more >

Mar 13

Wednesday Tip: What are you waiting for?

“I want to get organized/learn to knit/lose weight/see my friends more/take up butter sculpting, but I have to wait until I finish school/get a new job/have more time/have more money/have more energy/get over my butter-phobia.” Sound familiar? We are nothing if not masters at putting off things we know are… more >

Mar 01

March Organizing Holidays

Use these holidays to jump-start your organizing this month! Organize Your Home Office Day: 2nd Tuesday (3/12) Take the time to set up a filing system or clean out old, unused files. Make sure everything you use on a daily basis is at your fingertips. Clutter Awareness Week: 3rd Week… more >

Feb 13

Wednesday Tip: Where to Start Getting Organized

When you embark on your grand organizing adventure, chances are you won’t get much further than the threshold before a minor freak-out sets in.  Where do I start? There’s so much to do! I’ll never get it all done. I might as well construct a pillow cave on the couch so I… more >