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”
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”
Volunteers from NAPO-GPC had a fantastic time at the Cradles to Crayons “Giving Factory!” We found out there are 1,900 orders each month for winter coats, shoes, winter boots, and other items for children living in poverty that they have a major shortage of. They also need volunteers to help sort items & create “Kid Packs” at the Giving Factory in West Conshohocken. If you’d like to donate new or gently used items, you can see a list of most needed items here: http://www.cradlestocrayons.org/philadelphia/most-needed-items/immediate-needs