Hoarding

Things have changed a lot in the 18 years we have been helping hoarders regain their lives. Initially, it was not recognized or understood by the American Psychiatric Association, but we have come a long way. Many councilors are trained in helping clients deal with the underlying psychological issues and hoarders are being understood, but it is still important to have hands on help to get thru the physical clutter.…

Spring Cleaning Simplified

It’s that time of year! Time to freshen up the house and enjoy the space. Identify your Priorities. Rather than being overwhelmed by all you would like to do and in your muddled state getting nothing accomplished, just pick a few areas you want to concentrate on. Maybe you want to organize your garage before it gets too hot or concentrate on the kitchen so that you can more easily…

Downsizing Made Easy

Downsizing Made Easy Thinking about downsizing? Let us simplify the process! Whether you are ready to move now or foresee a move in your future, it’s never too early to start downsizing. When circumstances force downsizing upon you, it can make it more stressful than it needs to be. Starting early help you feel in control and ready for whatever life brings your way. Identify the things you want to…

Paper Management

Taming the paper tiger will save you time and money Paper chaos is one of the biggest organizing challenges clients face. It seems to breed while we aren’t looking. It’s hard to keep up with what is coming in and even harder when you get behind. Reduce the amount of paper you receive.   Get removed from junk mail list by going to www.dmachoice.org Choose which catalogs you receive by…

Get Organized in 2020

Happy New Year! The new year gives us the opportunity for a fresh start and this year is monumental because we start a new decade! Each one of us is given “one wild and precious life” and we must choose how we spend our time and energy. During the month of January, we are going to focus on getting our priorities in order so that we can make the most…