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October 20, 2016 Practice Positivity to Be Happier

  I’m still motivated by what I learned at the Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD) annual conference in Portland, Oregon during Ayla Lewis’s session on “The Science of Being Happy and Productive at Work.” Lewis is the Director of Operations, Speaker and Facilitator at Happy Brain Science. One of the

October 13, 2016 Happiness: The Secret Ingredient of Success

by Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton Last month, I attended the Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD) annual conference in Portland, Oregon. One of the breakout sessions I attended was “The Science of Being Happy and Productive at Work” with Ayla Lewis, Director of Operations, Speaker and Facilitator at Happy

October 6, 2016 Create Spaces We Love

Guest Contributor Julie Mehigan We all need to create spaces we love. I need a place in the house where I am able to be alone and create. I have three daughters and our house isn’t tiny but it's not big either, so there aren’t many places

September 29, 2016 Organize Your Garage

Depending on where you live, winter is coming, and being able to park your car in the garage is going to be a priority if you don't want to scrape ice off the windshielf every morning before work. While National Clean Out Your Garage Day

September 15, 2016 7 Kitchen Cabinets Designs for Better Organization

Guest Contributor: Meridian Homes I am excited to share a guest blog post from our friends at Meridian Homes in Bethesda, MD on how to design kitchen cabinets for better kitchen organization. We have organized kitchens that were beautifully designed but were not planned for the items they actually

September 8, 2016 Maniac Book Club: Andy Warhol was a Hoarder

by Jennifer Sheller The latest Maniac book club choice was Andy Warhol was a Hoarder: Inside the Minds of History’s Great Personalities by Claudia Kalb. This book is a culmination of 12 stories about famous historical figures, but written from the perspective of each person’s mental

September 1, 2016 September Is Save Your Photos Month

September is Save Your Photos Month, and SpareFoot partnered with the Association of Personal Photo Organizers to create this infographic to help you organize and store your photo collection. Via SpareFoot.com  

August 25, 2016 Back to School Organization: Tips to Minimize Chaos

Back to School Organization:  Develop Strong Routines Kids thrive on routines. And as much as we may not want to admit it, so do adults. This is particularly true for children and adults with ADHD. Many of the benefits of strong time management and organization in

August 23, 2016 Back to School Means Back to Organization

According to a study released today by our friends at SpareFoot.com, the place to find the best deals on self-storage and full-service storage, 45 percent of Americans believe fall (Back to School time) is the best time to get organized – debunking the notion that spring cleaning

August 18, 2016 Organize your Life with Think Board!

by Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton I don’t know about you, but sometimes I find my desk full of stick notes with things I need to do! Yes, I have a planner pad, and a daily planner, and I manage my daily to do list on a sheet of paper.

August 11, 2016 Strategies to Help You Minimize

by Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton In a day and age where having “stuff” is everything, collections can grow and clutter becomes overwhelming. Minimalism is a new trend, but it’s not about just getting rid of stuff – it’s about being smart about what you keep, what you value,