Filing: It's a Science
First of all, it’s normal to accumulate a bunch of papers and look at your filing cabinet with dread. No one likes to file, but there are ways to avoid making it an awful task. 1. Shred Go through your papers and shred like crazy. You don’t need to save last year’s electric bills, or a bunch of junk mail that’s accumulated. 2. Recycle Recycle your old magazines, junk...
A good article about hiring personal assistants.
Messiness Can Lead to Creativity
“I believe in deeply ordered chaos.” - Francis Bacon When I am feeling creative, I take out all of my art supplies and the more messy it gets, the better. I find beauty in the chaos and my mind is freer to paint and draw. There is nothing wrong with making a mess now and again in the name of creativity. Life gets messy and then you clean it up.
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Going Back to School
It’s time for back to school organizing and I thought I’d throw my hat in the ring to help parents out. There are a few ways to prepare for the first days of school. 1. The Backpack Make sure you have all of the things you need for their backpacks. Lunch containers, pencil and pen containers, notebooks and folders. After the first day, you’ll have a better idea of how to keep...
Publishing Photos = Organized Photos
If you are wondering what to do with all of the photos you have amassed over time, look no further. It is time to make some books! Photo books are a great way to put together your favorite photos. After all, they aren’t all your favorites. This is an opportunity to pare down your photos to the very best of your collection. I recently had two projects I was working on related to my huge,...
How to Organize Papers
We all have tons of papers to file and sort and sometimes it gets out of hand. I have a sure- fire way to sort papers successfully. First: you need some tools You need a filing cabinet, file folders and labels. You also need several paper bags for sorting, a sharpie and a pen. Second: Put on some music or a good movie for distraction Put on some music that you like or a movie that you love,...
The Psychology of Clutter →
This is a great article that talks about the psychological aspects of clutter and how it can negatively effect your life. It also contains some very good suggestions about how to battle clutter.
Tips to Stay Organized from Oprah.com →
I thought this quick slideshow/article was really helpful and had some great tips!
Facets magazine has launched! →
I’m a graphic designer and writer for Facets magazine and I am happy to announce that we have launched! Please check us out!