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Professional Organizers don't come in to a new client's space and start calculating how many "name the store of your choice" designer baskets to buy. We come in and ask "Do I need to reduce harm?" Our first concern is safety: Can my client get to doors and windows? Do the doors open all the way,...
Many Professional Organizers, myself included, try to be conscientious about recycling. For some of our clients, recycling is imperative, and it is critical that Organizers help them for those clients to make progress. There are even an increasing number of Organizers who deliberately incorporate...
Free tool on my website homepage. A copy of the Casual Uncluttering LLC survey I use to continue or start conversations with my potential and existing clients. Download it for yourself, give it to people who might need it!
I'm a Professional Organizer. And that does not, cannot, and will never mean that I make people get rid of their Stuff. Many many many times more often, it means I help people discover their thoughts and feelings, their values, about their Stuff. Decisions about what to keep, or not, follow from ...
This is pure serendipity. As I sit down to write this review of the sixth edition of The Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workbook, and pull the book up on Amazon just to check whether it's the most current, I learn that the seventh will be released on April 1, 2019. So mine is "good enough." I'm re...
I'm not a specialist. My youngest client, one-on-one, has been five-years-old. My oldest in her 80s. I work in arts & crafts rooms, home-based business offices, storage units, garages, and anywhere else you dare to name - I'm the one on the Board of my chapter of my professional society who comes...
I have long respected Real Change, which I think does an admirable job of helping people empower themselves AND an outstanding job as an alternative news source. And last night, while I was at the Phinney Neighborhood Association for a delightful cocktail hour, a terrific chance to meet people, I...
That's what makes the work worthwhile!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
FREE EXPLOSIVE MATERIALS DISPOSAL EVENTSunday, March 17, 201910:00AM - 2:00PMWashington State Patrol4811 Werner WayBremerton, WA 98132Accepted Items: Ammunition, expired and/or damaged marine flares, expired and/or damaged road flares, consumer grade fireworks and reloading powders.Not Accepted:...
It's Hard to Make a Difference When You Can't Find Your Keys: The Seven-Step Path to Becoming Truly Organized by Marilyn Paul, Ph.D. brought me to tears more than once. This lyrical, cheerful, gentle, compassionate, sensible look at the consequences of disorganization and methods for re-framing n...