Here at OrganizedHome.Com, the e-mails arrive every week: "Help! I'm drowning in clutter and don't know where to begin!"
Whether it's due to poor habits, a packrat spouse, or an advanced case of affluenza, too many home managers struggle under the burden of household clutter.
Clutter can clog the smooth workings of any home, imposing heavy costs on the household. Each day, time is lost searching for missing keys, phones or permission slips. A cluttered desk plays Hide The Credit Card Statement, yielding up the bill only after late fees are invoked. Belongings lost to clutter must be replaced, with the original surfacing just as soon as the replacement enters the house. Gotcha! More »
It's silent. It's sneaky. It creeps about in corners: clutter!
When the state of the house aggravates you to your last nerve, it's tempting to launch an all-out battle in the war against clutter. First, though, know your enemy!
There are as many reasons for household clutter as there are clutterers. As Pogo says, "We have seen the enemy, and he is us!"
Take aim on your household's clutter problem by going to the root of the problem: your own thinking.
What's your clutter personality ... and which of these internal voices strikes a chord? More »
Posted by Cynthia Ewer on December 31, 2009
It's the magic night: a new decade dawns at midnight!
Along with the balloons and streamers come the New Years' Resolutions--it's as much a part of the celebration as the noisemakers! Will you resolve to get organized, lose weight, bring order to your home?
This year, resolve to keep those resolutions, not just make them! Try these tips from sister site Organized Christmas to make New Years' Resolutions a vehicle for real personal change:
Don't miss the free printable New Years' Resolutions tracker:
Posted by Cynthia Ewer on December 26, 2009
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