Organizing? How Do We Get There?
Reducing Clutter is NOT Unlike Going on a Reducing Diet!
They are BOTH projects that we don't really want to do!
Here are strategies that work for both:
Consider short term goals:
Drawer by drawer- even one drawer a day.
As in day by day or even meal by meal).
Prioritize and work specific areas:
Clear the area of the clutter makes you most "crazy."
Get rid of the food that is most tempting.
Set up a reward system:
Take a day off from organizing after a short term goal, say a dresser, is completely organized.
(Like having a "forbidden" food, in moderation after losing 5 pounds).
Make room for new stuff but not throw out the old.
Get rid of "just too much stuff."
Clean off surfaces.
Find things I have lost but I know are there.
Biting off more than we can chew.
Losing sight of the target.
Not being in the mood.
Being angry at yourself for getting in this mess to begin with.
Contact me if you need help in prioritizing, getting motivated, making a plan and going into action. I promise not to bring cake!
March 12, 2019: My presentation at the Caldwell Public Library @ 6:30. Hope to see you there and answer questions!