Enjoy the Benefits of Being Organized

Getting organized leads to a better quality of life. More Time – According to a study conducted by the magazine Real Simple, American women spend 55.2 minutes per day looking for lost or misplaced items. That’s 14 days per year that could be yours when you get organized. More Money- Whether you tend to purchase things you already own but can’t find, pay late fees, have a storage unit or…

Creative Gift Giving During a Supply Chain Crisis

Last year at this time, we assumed things would be back to normal by Christmas 2021, but here we are still living in a pandemic and now facing supply shortages that keep getting worse. The good news is that Christmas is about more than the gifts we receive. Here are some fun gifts you can give that don’t require shopping: Quality Time. Instead of gifts, plan an activity with each…

Therapy’s Role in Healing from a Hoarding Disorder

The combination of therapy and hands-on assistance is a recipe for success in overcoming chronic disorganization Combining therapy and hand-on organizing help is the perfect arrangement to ensure success. A therapist helps patients get to the root of the problem that has caused the hoarding behavior. Organizers are there to help with the overwhelming task of clearing out the excess while supporting the work done in therapy.   We hope…

The Importance of Setting up a Trust

Interview with Esther Wang from The Elder and Disability Law Firm To finish up our series on being prepared in case something was to happen to us, we will be sharing an interview with a well-known attorney in town to educate us on trusts and wills and the importance of having one in place. In the two prior presentations in the series, we talked about having our homes in order…

Getting Your Financial House in Order For When the Time Comes

Creating a notebook with all the important information your loved ones will need when the time comes. Face it, none of us like to think about what will happen when we die. However, we all worry about it. We have seen the mess loved ones left when they passed and how hard it was to dig though paperwork and files to try to find the important information one needs to…

Organizing For Student Success

Here are some steps to helping your student get organized Identify student’s organizing style Visual Spatial     Chronological Set up their organizing tools and spaces according to that style Notebooks Planners Workspace Create a routine that encourages success and life/school balance Organized students are able to make better grades, experience less frustration and spend less time doing work, allowing for a more balanced life. Join us for our Facebook Live on…

Inheriting More Than Memories

Simplifying the overwhelming task of emptying a home after the loved one moves or passes away Cathy Bates will share the method Practical Solutions uses to simplify the process of emptying out a home, all while keeping family relations strong. We will discuss how to fairly divide the belongings between family, things to do to protect the privacy of the owner, and how to make a little money from unwanted…