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August 17, 2017 4 Ways to Organize Digital Clutter

When was the last time you organized your computer? Did you know that your computer needs cleaned, too? No, not the crumbs off the keyboard, but your actual data. A clean desktop and organized files promote productivity and reduces stress. When you don’t have to scroll

August 9, 2017 Maniacs’ Book Club ~ Spark Joy ~ Marie Kondo

Report by Jennifer Sheller SPARK JOY: AN ILLUSTRATED MASTER CLASS ON THE ART OF ORGANIZING AND TIDYING UP  by Marie Kondo In this follow up book to her first New York Times best-selling book which introduced the “Art of Tidying,” Marie Kondo gives readers a detailed blueprint

June 22, 2017 Getting Started with Minimalism

Minimalism is defined differently by various people, but the core idea is living life with as few factors as possible that restrict what you want to do – that keep you from living the life you would love to live. It is the practice of

March 31, 2017 Maniacs’ Book Club – Messy ~ Tim Harford

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i26W8TfSgio April 2017 Maniacs’ Book Club – Messy: the power of disorder to transform our lives  by Tim Harford “Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives celebrates messiness in our lives: why it’s important, why we resist it, and why we should embrace it instead. Drawing from

January 12, 2017 How To Make Resolutions Stick

by Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton Do you begin each year with lofty goals but then find it more difficult to make resolutions stick? Whether you're focusing on a new year, a new you or simply the same you with a few new goals, you can make resolutions stick. For

November 21, 2016 Organize Your Grocery Shopping

by Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton Are you ready to organize your grocery shopping efforts? Me too! This time of year, as we prepare to cook big feasts and host extra guests, grocery shopping becomes even more of a chore than it normally is. It doesn't help that when you

July 14, 2016 Improve Productivity and Reduce Stress in the Office

by Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton We specialize in helping homeowners and business leaders organize their lives and offices in order to be more efficient, reduce stress in the office and at home, and be more productive. But when it comes to reducing stress in the office, there may

June 27, 2016 Declutter Today for a Better Tomorrow

Declutter Today for a Better Tomorrow Many people cringe at the sound of the word "declutter" as it brings to mind a process that can be emotionally and physically tough. Many others are like me and don't cringe, but rather make grand plans to clear out

June 23, 2016 Paperwork – File or Discard Everything?

I have been reading way too much of Marie Kondo lately!  But in her first book, The Magic of Tidying Up, she says you should get rid of all your paperwork.  Her reason is that if you know you don’t have it, you won’t spend

June 9, 2016 Organizing versus Cleaning

  I recently read Marie Kondo’s book Spark Joy.  Chapter one starts with “Tidying is the act of confronting yourself: cleaning is the act of confronting nature.” Organizing versus cleaning - that sounded interesting to me! One thing is for sure, we can’t deny that Marie Kondo

May 30, 2016 How to Make the Most of your Filing System

How to Make the Most of your Filing System If you've got piles of paper stacking up around your office, your countertops, and other available flat surfaces, chances are that your filing system isn't working for you.  Filing is a tricky game these days where there