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why we hold on to clutter

Maybe For Now…

“Maybe for now, we’ll put this here.” I tend to say that to all my clients when we are rearranging and organizing.  It’s ok to live with something for awhile and then tweak it if it’s not working for you. In fact, it’s necessary to make adjustments and tweaks as we grow and change. Change […]

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Why We Hold On To Old Clutter

When your belongings are in your way, either physically or mentally, those belongings have officially become clutter. Why do we hold on to clutter that no longer serves us in a positive way? There are many reasons. Maybe you’ll recognize yourself in one or more of the reasons listed below: We hold on to clutter because […]

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Online Calendars

I admit it. I’m late to the party. I’ve only recently embraced the greatness of online calendars. I’m glad I discovered the benefits and completely made the switch. I have no idea how I juggled everything without my handy-dandy Google Calendar App. Oh, wait. Now I remember…I would forget things. 4 reasons I made the switch […]

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Getting Organized

Living with clutter causes unnecessary stress and frustration. If getting organized is something you’d love to achieve I have an efficient organizing process I want to share with you. You can use this organizing process with any room in your home. I suggest starting with an area that feels heavy or stressful to you. You know […]

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It’s Time To Stop Negotiating When You’re Available

Managing your time is a great organizing skill! Teresa Schlup is going to help us stop negotiating when we’re available. Teresa is a business mentor and web designer who understands the demands of being a busy mom, wife, business owner and volunteer. She also knows a thing or two about setting boundaries and decluttering schedules.  It’s Time […]

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My Messy Stress Story

Every day I get to teach people how to eliminate the mess that creates stress. But before I was a professional organizer I was an over scheduled, overwhelmed, slightly stressed out mom. The house was a mess even though I felt like I was always cleaning. I would forget about appointments even though I was […]

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The Busywork Vortex

At the end of the day, are you exhausted? Have you been running around and staying busy but can’t see the fruits of your labor? If so, you’ve probably been sucked into the dreaded Busywork Vortex. This frustrating trap can be hard to escape. Especially if you don’t even realize that’s where you’ve landed. What […]

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Go From To-Do to TaDa!

If your To-Do List is overwhelming then make a TaDa List! Wouldn’t you rather say “TaDa! I am done!” at the end of the day instead of looking at an unfinished To-Do list? I would…it’s time to delegate and delete! Here’s how I did it: Make a master list of all your responsibilities. This might […]

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Delete Digital Clutter

Delete Digital Clutter

Do you get distracted by your phone or forget why you logged onto your computer? Obviously, you are not alone. We are all bombarded with information and distractions on a daily basis. Maybe it’s time to identify your digital clutter and start deleting. Too Many Contacts? Start your digital decluttering by getting rid of unnecessary […]

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Online Organizing Coaching

What exactly is online organizing coaching? Virtual organizing is a great way to take ownership of your clutter. It’s perfect if you want to get organized, but are unable or unwilling to have a professional organizer come into your home. It’s also great for those of you who love organizing, but want tips, tricks and […]

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