Leaving things out in plain sight so she won’t forget them isn’t working so well for Polly. Have you ever lost track of something important because it got covered up by daily clutter?
Next week Americans celebrate Independence Day. This may be my favorite day of the year, for a couple of reasons: I love summer. Hot weather and a beach are my ideal combination. No gifts or special obligations are required. Just grab a cool drink, cook out, be thankful, relax and maybe attend a parade. I
Names are funny things. In simplest terms, names are simply a collection of letters (or sounds) that are used for identification, providing basic pieces of information, such as: Family of origin Family by marriage Placement the family line (e.g. John Smith Jr.) Religious affiliation Our name is the primary way we have of stating who
This past week I spent four days in Pittsburgh, PA at the annual conference of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO). It is always fun to be with like-minded individuals, but much of what I learned is valuable to anyone. Here are a few headlines: Top Takeaways on Organizing and Productivity When Fearful,
Do you remember when you were little and your mom made you perform certain tasks every day? Make your bed, brush your teeth, put your dishes in the dishwasher? Chances are if you performed these tasks as a child, you are still performing them today. They became part of the fabric of your life, a part