Keep Only What You Use – rule #3

  Those of you who read my first book might remember that I have 10 Absolutes of Organizing These are rules that organized people follow in all aspects of their life. My third absolute is perhaps the motto of minimalists. Why keep something if it is of no use to you? Think about that for […]

Keep Purging Simple

Too often when someone starts to organize, they get bogged down in where everything is going. Some items may go to a friend or family member, others to a favorite charity, others you might keep if they fit, or can be fixed…you get the idea. Suddenly your sorting process has turned into seven different piles […]

The Basics of Clutter

Some common questions I get about the business of Organizing from both clients and reporters:  What’s the difference between “Collecting” and being a Hoarder? The people I see do less “collecting” and more impulsive shopping. Sometimes that shopping is for products called organizers in an effort to get them organized. In reality a product can’t […]