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3 Hidden Barriers to an Organized Life

If you have a tendency to beat yourself up with thoughts such as “I should be able to do this myself” or “What’s wrong with me that I can’t organize my own house?” I am giving you permission to let yourself off the hook. Beating yourself up leads to
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December – 3 Great Actions to Take Now

December is a great month to do some massive organizing and decluttering. Below are 4 things you can do right NOW to end the year right (and set yourself up for success in the year ahead)!1. Zero Out Your Inbox – If emails have piled up, take advantage of the down time at work t
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5 Ways to Organize Receipts

Do you struggle with receipt overload? If your wallet is bulging and your desk is cluttered with crumpled pieces of paper, check out these 5 simple solutions. They range from 25¢ to $495, from basic to high tech. Use a Capture Tool – A “capture tool” is a place to ga
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Let Go of Clutter with Confidence

“If it’s not personally useful, beautiful or valuable to you, get rid of it.” This is a guiding principle of AKorganizing in organizing and de-cluttering a space. If your environment is cluttered, now is the perfect time to let go of things that no longer serve you.
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4 Secrets to a Clutter Free Closet

Do you sometimes look in your closet and get stressed out because you have “nothing to wear?” Organized and clutter free closets reduce stress, save time and promote a sense of well-being. Here is a step by step guide featuring 4 secrets to a clutter free closet. 1. First
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7 Ways to Create Order Now

Use these 7 tips to create order NOW! Clear surfaces – Clear surfaces such as the kitchen table, chairs, the coffee table or your desk. Wipe them down and put only the things you need on them. Place a beautiful object such as a statue or bowl in the middle of the table as a remi
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Take Charge of Your Inbox; Eliminate Email Clutter for Good!

Are you addicted to your blackberry, in love with your iPhone? Studies show that people now check email every 5 minutes.  Even though we are doing a lot of “checking”, we are not really “processing” all that stuff that’s coming at us each day. This result
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Shakespeare and the Brontes; Rethinking our Prized Possessions

After being at ground zero on 9/11, I decided to took some time off to pursue a life-long dream of  living in San Francisco. I put all my things in storage and moved out to SF for a while. I lived on the west coast for about a year and although I loved it, San Francisco is like a jewe
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How to Organize Your Refrigerator

Can an organized refrigerator lead to a sense of well-being? As I was enjoying my breakfast this morning –  a succulent naval orange, some fresh strawberries and organic multigrain cereal, I was inspired to write about the organized refrigerator. I went grocery shopping yesterda
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Small Spaces Big Lives: Secrets of Organizing a NYC Apartment

One thing that almost all my clients have in common is what I like to call “Small Spaces Big Lives”.  As a former real estate broker turned professional organizer, I have had the privilege of being in thousands of NYC apartments. Today I want to share with you 3 Secrets to
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