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Chronic Disorganization Tag

January 25, 2016 Chronic Disorganization

Many people are not familiar with the term chronic disorganization, but even if they don’t know the term, they know what it is like to live with it. According to the Institute for Challenging Disorganization, chronic disorganization is defined as a person having: A past

January 11, 2016 To Resolve or Not To Resolve – That is the Question

To Resolve or Not To Resolve – That is the Question 2016 will be here in a matter of days. Already the internet is streaming with New Year’s Resolutions tips and ideas. Gyms are advertising special rates for new sign ups, health food stores are stocking

November 2, 2015 Annual MARCPO Conference

The Organizing Maniacs are self-diagnosed education junkies and for our latest professional development fix we spent a fun and knowledge-filled Saturday in Bethesda, MD at the annual MARCPO conference. Speakers presented on topics including clutter blindness, student organizing, digital clutter, vintage items, and even YouTube! The

October 26, 2015 Book Club – Brain Rules Part 2

Book Club - Brain Rules Part 2 The Organizing Maniacs Book Club fun never ends! Brain Rules was so jam packed with information that we went ahead and had two sessions of our book club devoted to it. What did we all think of it? We

October 19, 2015 Book Club – Brain Rules by John Medina

This month the Maniac Book Club is diving deep into the brain with John Medina’s Brain Rules. It is a scientifically-backed exploration of how the way our brains functions impact our daily lives and what steps we can take to make our experiences more productive

June 19, 2014 Where do I find a Professional Organizer

Where do I find a Professional Organizer? If you just started looking for a professional organizer, I am sure you are confused by all of our industry acronyms.  Beware, that there are always new ones being added.  I would recommend hiring a professional organizer that belongs to

June 13, 2013 What is Chronic Disorganization?

What is chronic disorganization? Let me first tell you a story. In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was condemned to push a huge stone to the top of the hill. With great physical exertion he pushed and pushed all day long until he got the stone

January 2, 2013 Meet the Team – Julie Mehigan

  Julie Mehigan, CPO® joined Organizing Maniacs in 2009. If you’re looking for Julie, she’s the one over there with the old-school paper planner and the cup of strong coffee. Julie is a list-writing, fun-loving, family-oriented, CPO® (Certified Professional Organizer®).  After surviving 9 years of being a stay