Polly’s Magazine Guilt

Have a pile of magazines lying around? Feel guilty about throwing them away? My advice: keep the current issue and let the previous ones go… and maybe reduce the number of your subscriptions. What do you have trouble throwing away?

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Self-Talk

My mother always says, “Don’t put yourself down. The world will do a very good job of this without your help.” Unfortunately, she is right. The voices and images we encounter each day can make us feel inadequate. Frequently I hear clients say things like, “I’m never going to get this place in order!” or,

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4 Things Every Student Needs

Back to school is a busy time. To help your child make a strong and sustainable start, be sure to provide these four things. 1. A Homework Station Children differ in where they like to work. Some enjoy the kitchen table, others like the floor, and still others prefer a desk in the bedroom. There

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No Judgment

As a Professional Organizer, I spend much of my time working inside people’s private spaces. It is a privilege to be invited into a home, and I always assure my clients that everything we come across will be held in strictest confidence and without judgment of any kind. I had a funny experience a while

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Making Vacation Work

Vacations are important. Our brains and bodies need down time to rest and create. To make your vacation “work” for you, here are a few suggestions: BEFORE YOU GO: Use a good packing list. “Eat down” your perishables before you leave. Take advantage of this emptiness to clean your fridge, and make a list of

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Remodeling and Home Design

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