Often we make getting organized harder than it needs to be! Here are 5 ways to make it easier on yourself Don’t plan on organizing all day long. Instead, plan to organize for 2 hours a day over a couple of days or over a few weekends. When we plan to organize all day, we […]
Are you trying to micro-organize when you should be macro-organizing?
This is something that trips up a lot of our clients, so here’s one of my theories about organizing: macro-organizing vs. micro-organizing. Macro (meaning large) organizing is when we organize things into broad categories or focus on big-picture organizing in the room. Examples of macro-organizing include: Sorting things into broad categories such as tools, hardware, […]
Unhelpful things we tell ourselves when we want to get organized
Hoo boy, we are sometimes our own WORST enemy when it comes to getting organized because of the things we tell ourselves! Here’s a list of the most common thoughts we hear and how to reframe them: Thought: I’m just going to put this here for now. Reframe: Stuff never stays there momentarily. Chances are, […]
7 tips to help you get organized when you have low-energy
1. Organizing an entire room can feel really overwhelming when you have low-energy. But maybe organizing a single drawer or cabinet feels more “do-able.” See if you can break your project down into chunks that you do over a few weeks rather than within one marathon session. 2. It can be hard to know where […]