Organizing Spices for Travel

Traveling to a lake house every summer has made me somewhat of an expert of all things travel-sized.    We rent a cottage and while the “fully stocked kitchen” might sound perfect, experience has shown that the contents of said kitchen can’t always be trusted.  It wouldn’t be a problem if I didn’t love cooking […]

De-Cluttering: Can It Bring Happiness?

In her New York Times Bestseller The Happiness Project, Gretchen Rubin starts her year-long Happiness Project with a focus on vitality and a plan to boost her energy.  One of the things she tackels is her clutter, noting that “Household disorder was a constant drain” as well as acknowledging the “psychic clutter of loose ends”.  She […]

Getting Organized:Tips From a Life Coach

Getting Organized:Tips From a Life Coach

I had a great conversation recently with my friend and colleague, Deidre Danahar of In Motion Consulting and Coaching about my favorite topic – ORGANIZING.  Deidre was preparing for a television segement on how to get organized – something we both feel passionate about.  In my coaching practice, and now in my organizing work, I […]

Using Categories to Simplify Your Filing System

Do you have a drawer full of files but can’t find the one you want? Do you have your files alphabetized but you can’t remember what you named a particular file? Have you ever made a new file and then realized you had one already (but just didn’t remember)? Solution: Sort your files into categories. […]

Benefits of Getting Organized: Sense of Homecoming

Benefits of Getting Organized: Sense of Homecoming

“As you begin to get organized, you feel more and more confident in your ability to incorporate order into your life…You will begin to have a sense of homecoming.  When you come “home,” whether to your house, your office, or even your car, you will become energized and engaged rather than depressed…You may experiece a […]