Stay at Home – When Work, School and Home Life Collides

How to stay sane while all working under the same roof This week our house has been a little chaotic. Me, my husband and our three adult children all working or doing schoolwork in our home. It has been interesting, and we have all learned to be more patient and respectful of one another’s work and space. I have also been talking to other families who have had to get…

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…

Time Management

Where do you want to invest your time to make the greatest contribution? There are so many good opportunities that present themselves to us every day. When we try to do them all we are stretched too thin so that we don’t do anything well. Set your priorities. A good tool for deciding which tasks are a priority is the Covey Time Management Matrix. CLICK HERE to view the matrix.…

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…

Basic Necessities for a Productive Workspace

Whether your office is a corner office in a high-rise or desk in a corner of a room in your home, having the right set up can help you work less and be more productive – something we all need more of. However, most people endure an inadequate, disorganized workspace which wastes countless hours each day because they feel they do not have time to get organized. Here are the…