Does the thought of organizing makes you want to crawl back in bed and pull the covers over your head? Try an inspiring quotation to get you in the mood to turn clutter and chaos into order and efficiency. Like a little inspiration with your coffee? Read on.
Want to gain more control of your possessions and feel more in control of your life? Use some of these criteria when you're not sure if you should get rid of something. Get rid of it you if you: ✔️don't use, ✔️don't need, ✔️don't love ✔️doesn't work
You'll free your mind (and your shelves).
So many of us talk ourselves out of something before we've given it an honest try. Maybe we don't thing we can do it or don't know we can learn it. But you know what? You probably can.
Most people just need a few words of encouragement and a helping hand. That's a big part of what a Professional Organizer does. They can get you on track.
if you do not use it or need it, it’s clutter, and it needs to go. For example here's a definition of paper clutter: - It is useless. - You'll never look at it again. - You'll never need to reference it. - it doesn't bring you joy. - It takes up a lot of room.
Time to shred it!
Implement routines to keep you organized. Routines focus on what needs to get done regularly. Know what needs to get done, plan time for it and stick to it. You will have more time to enjoy life. When you declutter and organize you are tending to your home and your life.
The word “clutter” derives from the Middle English word “clotter,” which means to coagulate – and that’s about as stuck as you can get! We become organized by practicing organizing. For 90% of us it is not an innate skill but one that must be learned and perfected through practice.
If everything in your closet looks good on you, is in good condition and you love it, it makes getting dressed in the morning so much more pleasant.
Want to slim down your closet by 20%? Ask yourself, “Would I buy this again?”. If the answer is no, then let it go.
I'm sure you've heard the expression, "Don't make a mountain out of a molehill." Very few things in our live are exceptionally valuable. That’s a hard lesson to learn when you are downsizing the family home and want to save every precious-to-you item left by your parents. Having an objective experienced compassionate professional helping you makes it much easier.
We help you declutter and organize when you think it's impossible. Find out how can we help you!
Brad Borg and sister Cathy Borg are Professional Organizers serving the Greater Toronto Area.