DorothyTheOrganizer 9 Day Spring Cleaning Event

Spring cleaning… what’s your motivation? Here are some tips to help you decide what YOU need or want to achieve! Are you Spring Cleaning to shake out and wash off the winter dulls, do you have company coming to your house for the Easter or Passover Holiday, or are you aiming to get into a …

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How Do I Begin to Declutter When I Feel Overwhelmed By My Stuff

Last week I was asked twice by people in totally different circumstances, how a person can begin to declutter, when they feel overwhelmed both by their “stuff” and their emotions, as well as the very thought of tackling the task. The most challenging step when decluttering is the first – beginning.  But once you can …

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How Can Roots, Time Management, History & The Surgeon General Help You Live A More Organized Healthier Life?

Before 1977, roots were something we had if we lived in one place for a long time. But Alex Haley’s epic TV series, gave the word a whole new meaning for Americans.  Haley’s “Saga of an American Family,” got us all wondering about our genes, heritage and previous generations. In schools across America this February …

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Love, Do You Have a Funny Way of Showing It?

Perhaps we are trying to communicate our emotional needs – in a roundabout sort of way – get things done around the house or just “save” our husbands from “forgetting” about something that has fallen off their radar, but we may come off as nagging. Some would say it takes two to tango. But we …

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January Procrastination – is it the Weather or What?

January hump day has come and gone…we are over way through the first month of 2012 – yikes! If you did set yourself goals and resolutions, studies show that you may already be struggling to be true to them.  If you have still not determined what new directions or changes you might make in 2012, …

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Setting Goals, One Bite At A Time

This featured article by Margaret Miller, Dorothy’s co-author of 16 Professional Organizers Tell All. “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” Hannah More (British Philanthropist) Everyone has goals although we don’t always refer to them as goals! There are two basic  types of goals. Short-term goals, quite …

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What’s the Difference between a Dream and a Goal?

This featured article by Dixie Sanner, Dorothy’s co-author of 16 Professional Organizers Tell All. A timeline and consequences. I think of a goal as a dream with feet. A young couple recently told me they wanted to have a house within the next year. “Great!” I said. “What’s your plan? How are you going to …

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It’s your ATTITUDE, not your APTITUDE that determines your ALTIDUDE!

This featured article by Dixie Sanner, Dorothy’s co-author of 16 Professional Organizers Tell All. Your attitude has a lot to do with your success at setting and reaching your goals. There are people who often feel like victims. You know them. You’ve heard their tale of woe: “Nothing good ever happens to me. I have …

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Preparing for a New Year – Ideas for Organizing Ourselves in 2012

Preparing for the New Year is as much about closing out the old year as it is making room for the new.[youtube=] Here are 5 simple tips to start getting organized in 2012.

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New Year Resolutions – Make Them & Keep Them

So December 2011 is almost over.  Journalists, bloggers, writers and the like are all a twitter with New Year’s Resolution ideas and tips.  Are you experiencing déjà vu yet? Most people, even if they don’t go overboard with the whole “new beginning thing” feel some sense of closure on December 31, accompanied by varying degrees …

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Need help with time management? Has it been to long since your last vacation? Do you want to declutter and create more space? Does your home feel chaotic? Are you spiraling out of control with overwhelm? Does your company CEO or its staff need to regroup?

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