When taking on a decluttering project, I approach each project in almost the exact same way every time. I call it the tabula rasa method of decluttering because you always start with a blank slate. Step 1: Empty the space. It doesn’t matter if you’re decluttering a drawer a closet or a garage, the first step should always be to […]
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The most common question I am asked by people who are overwhelmed by clutter and disorganization is: “Where do I begin?!” Getting from a state of chaos to a state of order can feel like a Herculean task. Worse yet, when there are so many projects on the to-do list, it’s easy to feel defeated before you even get started. […]
It’s easy to say, “If I were more organized, I could do X.” In some ways this is true, if X is actually dependent upon being organized (such as, if I were more organized and kept a calendar, I could check it right now to see if I’m available for a meeting next Tuesday). In most cases, however, X has […]
Our family moved in the month of March, and one of my biggest discoveries was a box full of print photographs and photo albums. A couple years ago, I had sent out thousands of images to be professionally scanned, and I thought I had sent out all of my printed pictures. Apparently, I was wrong. I’m now in the process […]