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Operation organization: 7 Habits of Highly Organized People

Operation organization: 7 Habits of Highly Organized People
I would not say I was born naturally organized. I've more often identified myself as a more right-brained creative type. However, I've always enjoyed the pursuits and observed the positive effects of organization since childhood. I have found that maintaining a truly consistent organized lifestyle takes a lot of intentional effort, discipline, and practice to achieve. But, it's WORTH it! Beginning my own family has probably afforded me the greatest opportunity to observe a few of the biggest benefits of managing a simplified and organized home and life: To find things when I need them {quickly}.To feel as though I'm being a good steward with my time. As I've grown in my knowledge and understanding of organization through real life experience, and intentional education over the years, I've observed there are a few habits that have helped me maintain an organized lifestyle: 1. FREE your mind. 2. Clutter is magnetic. 3. Eliminate the idea of a "junk drawer" where random items are tossed. 4.

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List of Things to Dispose Of Cleaning out clutter can be a tough task, especially if you have been letting it build up for a while. Instead of setting aside a huge block of time to take care of months' or years' worth of clutter, take baby steps by throwing away only one type of item a day. And by throwing away, I mean recycling, selling, donating, or — as the last resort — trashing. Here's a list of 116 types of items that will take you about four months to dispose of: Have we missed an item? Storage, Cleaning and Organization Housewares Home Page >> Get organized! Storage, cleaning & organization tips, products and solutions for your home.

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Six Ways to Refuel Your Energy Every Day - Tony Schwartz - Harvard Business Review – Mozilla Firefox by Tony Schwartz | 10:59 AM December 13, 2010 Are you working longer hours, attending more meetings, taking shorter vacations, answering more emails and eating lunch at your desk, if you eat lunch at all? Does demand in your life just keep getting higher, so you’re struggling more and more just to keep up? Are you utterly sick of hearing the phrase “do more with less?” How to Get Rid of Clutter In response to my raging spring fever, and in anticipation of our impending move in two months, I just finished a whirlwind cleaning of our apartment. People say I clean when I’m stressed. I say I clean not to go crazy. Eight bags of garbage and a carload of Goodwill donations later, and who cares if I’m crazy, our apartment is clean, right?

Minimalist Fashion Projects I am no Coco Chanel, but style and fashion is part of being more with less. We spend so much time thinking about what we wear, that I think it is time to simplify the concept of getting dressed. I’m not suggesting that we don’t get dressed, just that we stop giving it so much attention. 10 Reasons I Keep My House Clean A couple of months ago, when I launched, I posted a list of “simple rules” that I wanted my family to live by. Funnily enough, the one thing people commented on more than any other was a line I honestly hadn’t thought twice about including: Make your bed every day. (Get the free download here) Is this a novel concept?

Pinterest Inspired Presidents and DIY Lesson Plan Book – Mozilla Firefox DIY POST-IT NOTE PLAN BOOK....Oh yeah! The meat and potatoes of this lesson plan book which I am in LOVE with! In the past I have read about people using post-it note lesson plan books and it sounded like a complete waste of time. Why write it out when I could type it up and print it? May Declutter Calendar: 15 Minute Daily Missions For Month Here's the May 2014 declutter calendar with a daily 15 minute decluttering and organizing mission for each day of the month. Remember, here are the ground rules: 1. Work for 15 minutes to declutter and do the mission listed, and if you need to work longer, and have the time, go for it. However, don't feel obligated to. 2.

How to Fix Your Broken Relationship with Stuff Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Melissa Gorzelanczyk. Melissa writes about simplicity and finding beauty in everyday life at Peace & Projects. “Instead of trying to improve our relationship with our stuff, we settle for simply cohabiting the same space.” -Laura Crawford, The Path Less Pedaled Question for you: Who decided it made sense to store unused stuff in plastic bins? Packing & Moving Well we did it! We moved into our New Home. Although I wouldn't say we're all moved in just yet. We have furniture and boxes everywhere. It's very chaotic around here, but everyday it gets a little bit more organized. I can't wait to have it all put together.