Wanna Get Organized? 4 Must-Do Steps

You’ve vowed to finally transform your “clutter mountain” into a “clutter molehill.” Now that your mind is set, how do you successfully negotiate the ins and outs of getting organized? (1) Have specific goals. Don’t say: I want to get organized. Do say: I want to organize my estate. Speaking in generalities leads to doing in generalities …

Wanna Get Organized? 4 Must-Do Steps

By Carmen Coker You’ve vowed to finally transform your “clutter mountain” into a “clutter molehill.” Now that your mind is set, how do you successfully negotiate the ins and outs of getting organized? (1) Have specific goals. Don’t say: I want to get organized. Do say: I want to organize my estate. Speaking in generalities leads to …

Easy Organizing Challenge: Consolidate

By Carmen Coker Click here to download and print off your motivational poster. What do ketchup, hairspray, and cleaning wipes have in common? They are just three of many everyday household items that tend to exist in half-empty states, often with their “twin” nearby. So…instead of one full ketchup bottle, you have two partially-filled ones. Instead …

The Best Organizing Tips To Get Your Tax Refund Faster

By Carmen Coker Click here to download and print off your motivational poster. In the words of Dave Barry, “It’s income tax time again…time to gather up those receipts, get out those tax forms, sharpen up that pencil, and stab yourself in the aorta.” Filing taxes = huge pain. We all know it. We all go …

Five Simplify-Life Tips From Albert Einstein

By Carmen Coker Click here to download and print off your motivational poster. In today’s fast-paced world, it is normal to crave simplicity and serenity – and lots of it. The modern view of “simplifying life” focuses less on doing without (unless that is your preference) and more on slowing down, enjoying balance, and experiencing fulfillment. …

How To Break Mental And Emotional Attachments To Your Clutter

By Carmen Coker A wise Zen master once said: “Be like the wind. Blow over everything without becoming attached to any of it.” Have you become attached to your clutter? When you are tied to your clutter – whether it’s emotionally, spiritually, mentally, or otherwise – decluttering becomes all the more difficult to accomplish. Here are …

The Key to Finding Balance and Getting Organized

By Carmen Coker When you are responsible for taking care of others – whether it is at work, at home, or both – then taking care of YOU can become a low, maybe even non-existent, priority. Women, in particular, feel incredibly off-kilter when this occurs, but men are also not immune to self-neglect and its repercussions. …