Paper is a clutter issue for just about everyone. Statistics show that 80% of what we keep, we never use or reference again. So we need to learn to be very selective about what we choose to keep in our files.
This post falls under the “I wish I’d thought of doing this” category… The Unclutterer, which describes itself as “the website for home and office organization,” has a weekly segment called “Unitasker Wednesday.” The disclaimer before each post reads, “All Unitasker Wednesday posts are jokes — we don’t want you to buy these items, we […]
Most of us (especially those of us who tend toward being disorganized) fly through the holidays by the seat of our pants. We have a hazy notion of how we’d like to celebrate – visions not of sugar plums, but elaborate gingerbread houses, happy family dinners, a house decorated to the hilt and lots of […]
We’ve had a rash of burglaries in the neighborhood recently. It’s pretty frightening. More than a dozen homes have been hit. But not one, according to our local sheriff’s department, has been a forced entry. The thieves simply helped themselves to the garage door openers from vehicles parked in the driveway. Most of us leave […]
Your tendency toward creating piles everywhere may not bother you, but it could be bugging the people around you. But, so what? Does that matter as long as YOU know where everything is? The truth is that, regardless of how competent you are in spite of clutter, others may have a different perception. A client […]
Since the opening ceremonies for the London 2012 Summer Games began on Friday, July 27, 2012, Marla Cilley (aka The Flylady) has been encouraging her followers to participate in a few events of their own. According to her website, she “established the FlyLady De-Clutter Games that will be full of challenge events, supportive words, testimonials, […]
Some of us, even as we profess a need to “get my act together,” are actually afraid of getting organized. These fears include: 1. Doing it “wrong.” Perhaps we grew up in a home with a perfectionist parent who insisted that there was one right way, right tool, right time for organizing, cleaning, and everything […]