Rarely do I work with clients who don’t have unfinished projects eating up space in their homes and offices. The question I’m often asked is, “If I have so many unfinished projects, does that mean I’m disorganized?” The simple answer is no. What makes a person “disorganized” in this situation is losing track of how many projects were started, or not being able to manage all of them. What can complicate this further is that the projects are often spread out all over the place, rather than in one area. Read more “Do You Feel Burdened By Unfinished Projects?”
After almost seven years of working with people to achieve and maintain order in their lives, I have discovered something that many of you might find surprising. Everyone I work with has the potential to be organized, and most of them have been organized at some point in their lives. I explain to all of my clients that organization is a learned behavior, not just an innate ability (or perceived inability).
Read more “Have You Ever Been Situationally Disorganized?”
When you’re getting ready to do your Spring cleaning, it doesn’t just involve scrubbing everything down. It also includes de-cluttering your home and getting it more organized. Use these 10 smart ideas to “spring ahead” into the new, warmer season!
1. Sort & Store Your Magazines. Use decorative magazine holders or racks to store magazines and brochures that you are currently reviewing. They come in a variety of materials from mesh to recycled plastic. Most people have magazines they aren’t actively retrieving, and those can be stored in clear bins. The bins should be kept in concealed areas since you most likely don’t need to have immediate access to them. Read more “10 Clever Ideas for Spring Organizing”
Since January is National Get Organized Month, the focus of this 5-Minute Organizing Challenge is de-cluttering your home. If you accumulated more stuff last year (like most people), it’s the perfect time to edit what you have. You’ll find this blog and other mini-challenges here: http://dallisonlee.com/blog/category/5-minute-organizing-challenge/
You may be the type that feels soothed from retail shopping, or you might suppress your panic while you face the large crowds. Either way, you’re not alone. These are both emotional reactions to the messages that holiday marketers have been refining this year to get you to spend as much as possible. Aside from Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there are even more “big sale” days being created, like “Super Saturday” (the Saturday before Christmas). Read more “Tips to Avoid Overspending This Holiday Season”