All Posts by Florence Feldman

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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Helping the Elderly Get Organized

Organization is important in everyone’s life, but for the elderly it can be the key to how well they can function independently‚ÄĒand for how long. They need to simplify their lives while keeping their independence and dignity. However, physical limitations of age or illness, poor memory, attachment to “the way things were,” or simply the […]

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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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Grocery Shopping List

The categories on the grocery list are arranged in a similar fashion to most grocery stores: the food items normally found along the perimeter of the store are located around the perimeter of your grocery list. The whole purpose of this list is to make your grocery shopping as efficient and pleasant as possible. You […]

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Adversity Can Bring Out the Best

Adversity can bring out the best of humanity. It forces us to let go, to reach out, to rise above. It humbles us and deepens us and connects us as nothing else can. By contrast, all else is ordered and given meaning. Difficulty is the irritation that causes the pearl to form, that resistance that […]

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