Category Archives: downsizing

Seasonal Changes

Crisp fall air makes for pleasant outdoor chores. Seasonal changes are an excellent time to schedule organizing tasks. De-cluttering sheds, garages, storage units, even attics are much more tolerable to do on cool, sunny days. Dispose of chemicals and hazardous … Continue reading

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Change Your Life by Changing Your Mind

Are you happy with your environment? Are there things in your space that you would like to change? No change can take place in your life until your thoughts begin to change. Let me give an example. I am currently … Continue reading

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Living with Less

Treasured Possessions A great deal of attention has been given to organizing in recent weeks.  Time magazine published a six page article entitled “The Joy of Less” on March 23rd.  The Washington Post also had a spread about how Millennia’s … Continue reading

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Disadvantages of Disorganization

A big disadvantage of disorganization is that it disrupts even destroys relationships.  Clutter can isolate us from building and sustaining meaningful relationships.  Instead of building a safe haven, clutter builds walls of isolation. Let’s examine what we love.  That will … Continue reading

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The Blessings of Organizing

ORGANIZING FOR LOVE February is sweetheart’s month.  It is a time to tell your loved one how much they mean to you.  You do special things to warm their heart.  I had a client, a husband, who loved his wife … Continue reading

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Tips For Organizing Maintenance

This time of year as the sun settles lower in the sky earlier in the day, the sun rays shine on my kitchen cabinets.  This is a reminder for me to do my annual de-cluttering and organizing of my kitchen.  … Continue reading

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PREPARING YOUR HOME FOR SALE

May is Moving Month.  When you plan a move, you want to plan what you intend to take with you to your next residence.  Knowing that before you sell enables you to reduce the amount of possessions you will have … Continue reading

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Desire to Acquire

Do you have an uncontrollable desire to acquire? The effects of always wanting more are fatigue, debt, worry, conflict and dissatisfaction. Learn to admire what others have without needing to acquire, to be content with what you have, to give … Continue reading

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What’s Your Pattern?

What are your patterns of organizing? The Accumulator -keeps everything and finds it emotional to let go of things The Postponer – puts off projects and has a hard time starting until the need to take action The Slacker – … Continue reading

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