Clutter & Organizing Topics

Blackberry Ballet by Barbara George

Blackberry Ballet by Barbara George People often ask me "how do I get organized?" There are several things I can say to them. One is "Well, remember the old story about how to eat an elephant? It is pretty much the same with getting organized. One bite at a time." You are asking yourself, I […]

Discovering Bonus Storage Space Right In Your Own Home by Lois Breneman

Discovering Bonus Storage Space — Right In Your Own Home by Lois Breneman All of us have probably said how we need more storage space in our homes. First of all, getting rid of all those things we really don’t need will cut way down on the needed storage space. Then how about investigating every […]

Systematize and Simplify

Systematize and Simplify By: Dr. Donald E. Wetmore Article courtesy of MediaPeak, mediapeak.com During thirty years as a Time Management speaker and consultant, I have learned and shared a lot of simple practices that help my audiences to increase their daily results. A lot of time is wasted because we don’t have a system in […]

Organizing Paperwork

  Organizing Paperwork Q.  I would like to get some tips on how to better organize my bills, coupons, mail, magazines, newspaper ads, receipts, etc. I have a file but it is overloaded with old paperwork from last year. Take all of last years paperwork and box it up and mark it with the year. I […]

Letting Go of Clutter In Your Office

Letting Go of Clutter In Your Office by Angie Dixon Some people would say I’m the last person in the world to be writing about clearing out clutter; I seem to accumulate so much of it. But I also get rid of it, when it reaches the point of bothering me. That’s the first thing […]

Opt-Out of Junk Mail and Marketing Calls

Opt-Out of Junk Mail and Marketing Calls Much of the junk mail we get comes from mailing lists sold by credit card companies. They want you to charge more! You can get off of these mailing lists for a period of five years or permananently by visiting the website below. How about all those phone […]

Why Such a Fuss Over Junk Mail?

Why Such a Fuss Over Junk Mail? (From the New American Dream) The world’s forests are feeling the strain of unsustainable demand for wood and paper. The United States consumed 99 million tons of paper in 1997, or about 740 pounds per American. The U.S., with 5% of the world’s population, consumes 30% of the […]

Treasured Keepsakes or Clutter? A Look at Memorabilia

Treasured Keepsakes or Clutter? A Look at Memorabilia by Christine Sutton Handwritten notes, children’s artwork, report cards, ticket stubs . . . little tidbits of our lives. What’s worth keeping? What should be released? Only you can decide which items hold most meaning and importance for you. As you decide which items to keep, we […]

10 Simple Ways to Clear Clutter From Your Home and Office

10 Simple Ways to Clear ClutterFrom Your Home and Office by BZ Riger-Hull There is nothing worse then spending ten minutes looking for something to accomplish a three minute task. Clear the clutter and clear your mind. 1. Hold the intention that the only three things allowed on your writing desk is a lamp, a […]

Addiction to Clutter by Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Addiction to Clutter by Margaret Paul, Ph.D. Clutter is a big problem for many people. At a lecture that I gave, I asked for a show of hands regarding how many people had problems with clutter and disorganization. I was surprised to find that at least half the people raised their hands. One of my […]