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Start Here - I'm an Organizing Junkie

Start Here - I'm an Organizing Junkie
I hope my site can offer you some encouragement and humor as you set out on the journey of creating organized solutions and systems that work specifically for you and your family. In addition to saving you time, money and sanity, organizing can also be fun, it can be addictive and it is most definitely pleasing to God (1 Cor 14:40). All terrific reasons to organize our spaces and our lives. I truly believe organizing is a PROCESS not a destination. Just when you think you’ve got a handle on things it’s time to do it all over again. I’m here to help. I’ve created an acronym to help you conquer any space or system easy and efficiently. PROCESS is defined as a series of actions used to produce something or reach a goal. That is what we want to do when organizing. The Organizing PROCESS is Your Force…Use It How to Get Organized Using PROCESS Steps Linen Closet Organization with PROCESS Steps The Rewards of Living an Organized Life When You Don’t Know Where to Start How to Combat Clutter Excuses Related:  OrganizeProfessional Organizers Info

9 Organizational Planners That Will Change Your Life I’m a procedural person, meaning I like order, direction, process, being on time—all those fun things. (For a more in-depth description, read up on Thinking Talents!) And because of that, one of my favorite things to do every year is pick out a new planner. I’ll do my research, see who has the trendy ones, look for the perfect layout, and bonus points for a little inspiration. (I remember one year I had a Vera Bradley planner, and it had all these super-random holidays in it, so my friends and I would always text each other and giggle a bit about whatever day it was, according to Vera. Oh, high school.) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Photos: Julia Davila-Lampe / Getty Images; Courtesy Images

storytlr open source | your life online Reader Success: Organizing a Linen Closet Using the PROCESS Steps Welcome! Simplify your blog reading by signing up to read my blog via RSS (get updates in a feed reader) or via email (get updates delivered daily to your inbox). Hi friends, I always love to hear success stories from my readers and I especially love to see how my PROCESS steps have helped them get from a cluttered Point A to an organized Point B. Today I’ve got Amy sharing how she used the PROCESS to help her organize her linen closet. Now here is Amy…. I love my house organized but let me confess, I’m a horrible organizer! I was checking out a friend’s guest post here and ran into PROCESS. Let me show you a few before pictures. Yikes! Plan of attack Normally, my plan of attack is no plan of attack. I decided this closet should serve the following purposes: Store bath towelsStore pool towelsStore sheets and blanketsStore gamesStore a few miscellaneous household items It was clear having so many games in the closet was not working for the kids. Remove Items Organize Into Piles Containerize

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National Association of Professional Organizers Unfuck Your Habitat: tidy advice for messy people I've been really enjoying "Unfuck Your Habitat," which offers advice and community for messy people who struggle to stay organized and tidy. I especially like the before and after shots of messy rooms that have been successfully put to rights. I'm a super-tidy neat-freak, and compulsive enough about it that I annoy my family with it -- but for most of my early life, I was a total slob. Basically, I got into a somewhat rigid habit of cleaning up continuously and it became a kind of low-grade mania for me. At least once a day, someone asks: “Why should I make my bed? Isn’t it kind of pointless?” Unfuck Your Habitat (via Beth Pratt) Final Draft 10 is the industry standard screenwriting software Produce smarter, SEO-optimized content with Webtexttool Web content creators who don’t have a solid SEO strategy should take note of Webtexttool. Ginger Page cleans up your mobile typing

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simply organized: organized hanging files any time i have a spare moment, i've been hiding away in the office continuing my quest for an organized paper system. i'm almost done and can't wait to show you the end result. i have a new system in far so good. just a few tweaks before i can share it all with you. i suppose it's looking pretty good because yesterday my husband said, "the office looks the best/most organized i have ever seen it.". wow! how is that for progress! my man even noticed?? :-) yesterday, in my weekly coupon shopping post, i shared this photo... i used my staples reward money to buy the above items in an effort to tackle 2 filing drawers in the office desk. not only did i want to drawer to be organized, but i thought a bit of color would make me smile a little. our office is pretty *blah* on the color spectrum right now. anytime i can add a little pop of color, i'll do it! what i was left with was... 1. a list of main sections and 2. a list of the folders that would be contained under those main sections.

The big list of 100 tools, tips and tricks to work more efficiently online 7.2K Flares 7.2K Flares × What does it take to be productive? It’s a question I often ask myself and to be honest I don’t have a great answer for it yet. One key discovery I’ve made over the past year or so is that I need to have great habits in place. That’s why I’m working on a solid running routine and on a set wake-up time and sleep time. These things have been incredibly helpful for me and I know both Joel and Leo have discovered the same. One other realization I had is that, as I now spend so much of my day working online, there are a heap of new apps being created all the time to help us all become more productive. That’s why I thought of compiling a full list of 100 tools, tips and tricks for you to reflect a bit on your own productivity. Of course, a sure fire way to fail might be to try and use all 100, which Joel pointed out to me when we discussed this post! 10 awesome music sites to get into your zone “In the case of music, it’s a little different. 1. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Hudson Valley Life and Wellness Coach, Certified Professional Organizer, Expert Estate Clearing and Kitchen Organizing Services | Revamp is located in Ulster County, New York Use Tech to Get Organized: The 100 Best Tools, Websites, Apps and More This post is #3 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 100. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! As an IT Director, I can personally appreciate how hard it can be to stay organized in today’s world. Also read: 100 Incredible Infographic Tools and Resources (Categorized) I think different people will use these tools in different ways. Make sure to check out ... There’s more to this article!