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ADHD and Organizing…..It Can Happen!!

I hear it all the time from clients or prospective clients:  I have ADHD or my kids have ADHD or my husband has ADHD. I, myself, am convinced I have ADHD and I am a professional organizer! Granted, I am one of 7 children, growing up in the 60’s when those acronyms meant nothing.  I …

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Confessions of an Organizer

I am a Certified Professional Organizer….sounds impressive right???  Well, here is the truth about me: 1.  I can still be a messy Millie.  Check out this photo of my current work area.  Yes, it all makes sense to me, therefore, I am organized but it is still, nonetheless, messy.  2.  I do not have my …

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Are You Going The Wrong Way?

I was recently traveling on I-95 going South.  I had to exit off I-95 and merge onto I-20.  I saw the signs for I-20, felt like I was paying attention but all of a sudden, something didn’t feel right and my gut instinct was telling me I had missed I-20.  I don’t have a GPS …

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10 Ways to Simplify Your Life

My job, as an organizer and a life coach, is to help people simplify and de-clutter physically, mentally and spiritually.  Here are some of the consistent messages I give to my clients. 1.  Buy purposefully. 2.  Shop at home first. 3.  Be willing to let go.4.  Do what you already know to do.5.  Just say …

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How to Donate/Recycle Old VHS Tapes

                        (photo courtesy of anankkml/freedigitalphotos.net) VHS tapes, like all electronics are going the way of the dinosaur. What is the best way to donate/recycle these dinosaurs? Here are several ideas that might help you. 1. Some Thrift stores are still taking VHS tapes…..most libraries are …

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You Always Have Time…..

When we look at our daily life. the quote, in the photo above, says a lot and can strike a chord in many of us, Can you list the things that you say you don’t have time to do?  ExercisingEating RightSpending time with our friends, family or spouseGetting organizedI am not judging or condemning anyone because …

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Out of Balance

                                    (photo courtesy of stuartmiles/freedigitalphotos.net)Life was meant to live in balance.  Is your life balanced?  If you assess your life in these areas, how satisfied are you in each area of your life:1.  Work2.  Health – Physical and Emotional3. …

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The Real Truth About Organizing

I am a Certified Professional Organizer.  Here are some truths about me. 1.   My house is lived in.  Real life people live here so real life needs to happen here.2.   I have a few stacks…..stacks of books, stacks of paper, and a pile of shoes.3.   I have mismatched, handwritten file folders4.   I …

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Writing Makes My Butt and Brain Hurt

                         (photo courtesy of Nutdanai Apikhomboonwaroot/freedigitalphotos.net) in the last 45 days, I have taken on a lot of writing projects.  I am working on being more consistent with my blog. I am working on some freelance articles.  I am working on an article for …

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