Category Archives for Organization

A Motivating Story

A  friend called me all excited. When I asked how she was, she said, “Very, very, very well.” I quickly commented that that was more “verys” than I had heard from her in a very long time. She said, “I’m going through my house and getting rid of stuff and it feels WONDERFUL.” I asked […]

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How to Organize Your Mugs

Please read these instructions through to the end before you begin this organizing project. You might want to take a before picture of the cluttered mug shelf and the counter below it before beginning. Time Give yourself at least an hour for this project. It will take more time than that for several large shelves […]

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The Not-to-Do List

If you find that you are constantly going from one thing to another while not doing what you really want to do. If everything sets of a steady stream of new and wonderful ideas, and you are so burdened by your own ability to produce tasks that you are left stymied. Then maybe you will be […]

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How to Get Buried in Paper

Always be in a hurry. Open all your mail in a different place every day. Look through all your papers very quickly (just to see what’s there). Keep everything “for now.” Separate mail into categories, then put it all back together and place it on a flat surface (until you can get around to it […]

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It’s Moving

Many of us feel sorry for ourselves and others when faced with the sorting, packing, and all the seemingly endless details of moving. We try to stay positive and endure. But when it is over, we vow we’ll never move again if we can help it. But moving doesn’t have to be unpleasant. No matter […]

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