A Blog of SortsTips for creating space and time for things that really matter.
Is your vision for the new year 20/20? Sometimes it’s hard to see clearly through all the chaos, mess, and noise, whether in your house, at work, or in life. The best way to create the life you envision is to start small. Little changes will add up. Here are some...
Read everything about organizing you want; for many people it’s just not enough to help them actually do it. Not only is it hard to know where to start, how do you stay motivated and finish one project without getting sidetracked?
So, you’ve decided to clean up, declutter, organize and/or simplify. That’s great, but it can be hard to know where to begin.
It may seem overwhelming to even begin, much less finish. But the only way to make change, or get started on something, is to actually do it.
People have different systems for organizing, but think of the “why” behind organizing: It’s so we can find things. Therefore, your things need homes. We have homes, which have addresses, so people and mail can find us. We know where to go, and so should our stuff....
Ok, it’s not really a formal system. But when you make a list, and implement the items on the list year after year…then you have basically created a system. Here I will outline all that goes into the holidays in our house, by me, in list form.
Sara Cummings, M.A.