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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

June 30, 2016 Organization and ADHD: Yes You Can

  We specialize in helping people with ADHD and ADD keep their lives in order, and one thing we know: getting help getting organized can make all the difference. Having help not only makes the work go faster but keeps it from becoming too overwhelming, too,

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

May 23, 2016 Work Smarter Not Harder

Work Smarter, Not Harder.  It's an oldie, but a goodie.  Summer is right around the corner and for many of us this means that life speeds up, not slows down.  With kids home from school, trips to be taken, and the sun to enjoy, often

May 5, 2016 Organize Now, Not When Your Home Is for Sale

We work with many real estate agents and their clients to prepare a home to put on the market. Do you know what we hear most from the homeowner? “Why did I wait this long to get organized?” That’s a great question!  Why wait when you can

April 25, 2016 Spark Joy – Marie Kondo is back

Marie Kondo is back at it!  This time she brings us Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up.  The Maniacs chose this for our book club to see what the tidying guru had in store for us this

March 21, 2016 March Madness – A Time Management Trick

March Madness – A Time Management Trick I was recently working with a client who had called to get her office organized. She was frustrated by piles of paperwork around her home office. She wanted help to create a filing system for her home and business

March 14, 2016 Home Organization – Form versus Function

Home Organization – Form versus Function So you’ve decided to take the plunge and tackle that home organization project. Maybe it’s your kitchen, perhaps it’s your office, or the kids room, or even.. the basement. Whichever area around the house you’ve chosen to organize there comes a

March 7, 2016 Book Club – A Twist of Lyme

Book Club - A Twist of Lyme “A Twist of Lyme – Battling a Disease that Doesn’t Exist” is author Andrea Caesar’s personal memoir, in which she bravely narrates her difficult battle with Borrelia burgdorferi, better known as Lyme disease. She shares her intimate stories to

February 29, 2016 Student Organizing Tips

Student Organizing Tips The first semester of school has come and gone. How have your kids survived? For many children, especially those who started middle or high school for the first time the first semester can be tricky. A new set of expectations, a new type