Category Archives: Organizing: Situations

Moving Beyond Perfection Paralysis

Perfection Paralysis: Organizing Better Solutions

It is always hard for me to receive phone calls from people who feel like they have failed. They feel defeated by the piles and disorder around them and the inability to change it.  One of the most common statements I hear, “I am an organized person but I can’t seem to get organized!”

Because of a desire to find the ultimate organizing solution, or use the best organizing technique, they end up doing nothing at all. I generally call this perfection paralysis. Continue reading

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The Space between Belief and Action

Well Being + Decluttering Survey

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Research suggests that most people understand the correlation between decluttering and an improved mental state.  Studies have proven that organizing will help you feel better. Yet in a recent poll by Huffington Post, 47% of Americans worry about the organization of their home.  In another study 1 out of 4 people say they feel disorganized at work. So why do we stress over something we know will reduce stress?

I believe the difficulty doesn’t come from Continue reading

Stress Free Sunday

Motivation Organizing

In response to the recent high volume of stressed out clients and over scheduled executives, I would like to institute stress free Sunday. This might seem impossible to some but let’s start small. All I ask of you today is that you take a few minutes to stretch, then choose a nice spot, sit down, and look at the view around you. That’s it!

I would love to hear how you deal with stress at home or work!

5 tricks to Organized Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Organized Grocery Shopping Kristin Long

I am not an excited grocery shopper. Some people really enjoy the experience but I find it more of a chore than a joy.  So in order to get in and out of the store quickly I’ve written down my strategies for an organized shopping trip. Check out the article in Strategy Magazine!

And, as always, I love to hear your thoughts so feel free to comment below!

Quick Travel Tip

Airport Parking

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I love this tip submitted by an amazing friend and blog follower. The next time you travel, take a picture of your parked car.  Include signage or a landmark so that your spot is easily identifiable. This method beats using the car alarm to find your car after a long trip or just a long day.

I think this idea has many applications including giving visual directions to an event, creating a photo diary of your day, or just making shopping easier.

Great idea, thank you JC!

Would love to hear some of your travel tricks!