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Organizing the Spatially Challenged Kitchen

It pains me a little to say this but my kitchen storage is completely maxed out.  I can’t fit another item anywhere.  This became apparent recently when I broke my own cardinal organizing rule. “Don’t buy something for your home without first deciding where it’s going to live.” The item now lives on my kitchen … Keep Reading »

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Mom Knows Best: Sharing My Mother’s Best Organizing Tip with You

Like it or not, our mothers contribute greatly to how we organize, how we see clutter, how we manage our homes.  As professional organizers, we regularly encounter a mother’s influence in our clients’ lives.  Some have difficulty parting with their children’s artwork because their mother threw away all of theirs. Some clients fill their homes … Keep Reading »

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Forget The Physical Clutter; Can You Help Organize My Brain?

I’m writing this from a ranch somewhere in the middle of Texas. I’m not kidding. After three fabulous days networking with my peeps at the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO) conference in Fort Worth, I rented a car, drove a couple of hours due west and checked in to a dude ranch … Keep Reading »

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Are You Paperless or Paperful? – Baby Steps for the Not-so-Tech Savvy

Although several of us at The Organizing Professionals absolutely LOVE organizing paperwork we recognize we are the minority. For many of our clients, the constant onslaught of incoming mail and other papers increases stress and leaves them feeling overwhelmed. Where to begin? There are many articles on how to go paperless. Many share wonderfully helpful … Keep Reading »

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Finding (and Maintaining) a Love Life When You Have ADHD

As an ADHD specialist, I frequently have the privilege of meeting couples where one partner has ADHD (or ADD). As they lead me on a tour of their home, it’s not infrequent that the spouse without ADD makes comments such as, “I don’t understand why she can’t keep this place tidy!” or “He’s attached to … Keep Reading »

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