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Digital Clutter Clean Up Made Easy

Posted by on Jul 1, 2019 in Blog, General, Newsletter | 0 comments

Digital Clutter Clean Up Made Easy

Clutter in our life is not limited to physical spaces- we accumulate digital clutter as well. An overloaded inbox, thousands of photos and more apps than we need or use.   It’s easy to accumulate excess digital clutter simply because many of us do not have the time to clean it up. Don’t be hard on yourself- there is an easy way to get this done.   Recognize the simple fact that the collection of this clutter did not happen overnight and releasing it all will not happen overnight. Like any large project, I recommend you break it down...

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Junk Mail Madness

Posted by on May 31, 2019 in Blog, General, Newsletter | 0 comments

Junk Mail Madness

According to the Center for Development of Recycling at San Jose State University, each American adult receives 41 pounds of junk mail per year! If you are looking to reduce your junk mail, this information comes from the Federal Trade Commission website (www.ftc.gov) * I cannot guarantee the junk mail will stop completely but you will see a significant reduction.  To stop unsolicited direct mail, register your address at: www.dmachoice.org.    To stop pre-screened credit offers from filling your mailbox, register your address at:...

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How to Set Yourself Up for a Peaceful Night of Sleep

Posted by on May 2, 2019 in Blog, General, Newsletter | 0 comments

How to Set Yourself Up for a Peaceful Night of Sleep

What does organization have to do with sleep? Plenty! According to clinical psychologist, Pamela Thatcher, her research indicated “that the more clutter you have, the more likely you were to have a sleep disorder,” It’s easy to clutter up a bedroom because it’s a private space however, this room should be treated like a sanctuary.  The bedroom needs to be maintained and arranged in a way that facilitates a restful night.   Here is what I recommend: Make your bed daily. It’s the largest piece of furniture in the room and when it’s...

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Spring into Organizing

Posted by on Apr 1, 2019 in Blog, Events | 0 comments

Spring into Organizing

It finally feels like spring is approaching.  With that season comes spring -cleaning.  This deep cleaning ritual is a fine opportunity to review which items are needed throughout the home. If you take the time to “edit” your home now you will have less to clean in the end!

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Tackling Procrastination

Posted by on Mar 1, 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

Tackling Procrastination

Have you ever been plagued with a task that you continuously put off? You are not alone. Present company included. Procrastination is a productivity killer so I’m always interested in learning new approaches to tackling this issue. Please allow me to introduce you to my, colleague, David McGlennan. Every time David and I get together, I learn something new. David, is the President of Impact Leadership Consulting. As a high performance culture coach, David helps business owners, executives and growth oriented self-employed individuals to...

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1440 Minutes

Posted by on Jan 30, 2019 in Blog, Book, General | 0 comments

1440 Minutes

            When we rise from our beds, we are each gifted with 1440 minutes to use as we choose. If you are looking to maximize the efficiency of those minutes and heighten your happiness level, here are 5 strategies to consider: 1.) Plan a realistic agenda the night before. At the end of each day, look ahead to tomorrow and plan your tasks.  Be realistic in how much you wish to accomplish. In other words, don’t bite off more than you can chew. You can always add tasks to your to-do list if you finish your work...

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One Stop for Your 2019 Goals

Posted by on Jan 3, 2019 in Blog, Book, Events | 0 comments

One Stop for Your 2019 Goals

THE BOOK IS READY!! For years, I’ve wanted to help as many people as possible to get organized, be productive and live with more clarity- this book is the answer. Ask the Organizer has answers to over 130 organizing and productivity questions related to your home, office and life. It will be available on January 15, 2019 as a free download for ONE DAY ONLY, mark your calendar! A direct link will be sent to you. Be sure to check your inbox so you don’t miss the free offer opportunity.   January is GO month or Get Organized Month and...

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Get Ready for the Holidays!

Posted by on Nov 13, 2018 in General, Newsletter | 0 comments

Get Ready for the Holidays!

Get Ready for the Holidays! Much of the holiday anxiety that comes with planning for Christmas can be eliminated with an early start. Begin by thinking of ways to simplify your efforts without skimping on traditions. What do you think you can give up doing this holiday season to lighten your load and enjoy your time with family more? My top 5 list for holiday readiness also includes thoughts on simplifying.  Still send cards? Take your picture at Thanksgiving and order them asap. Ordering them early also gives you a few weeks to get them...

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Making Self-Care a Priority

Posted by on Sep 10, 2018 in General, Newsletter | 0 comments

Making Self-Care a Priority

Any time you are preparing for lift off on a plane, the flight attendant will remind you to: “Put your oxygen mask on first before helping others.” I suggest we apply this mindset to self-care. When you take the time to care for yourself, you improve your overall well-being and do everything you need to do, better. Steps towards self-care does not have to be time consuming. Think of simple adjustments in how you live. Here are a few ideas: * Keep negative people out of your life. * Deep breathing exercises and 5-minute meditations can do a...

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Packing Hacks for Your Next Vacation

Posted by on Jul 9, 2018 in General, Newsletter | 0 comments

Packing Hacks for Your Next Vacation

Happy Summer!! A time for travel and family excursions. Here is Organization Lane’s top 10 tips that will give you an edge while you’re away from home. Check out my website for this free vacation checklist of what to do before you leave. If you think you’ll be bringing home more stuff than when you left, pack a small suitcase and place your packed suitcase inside a larger suitcase. This way you only have to pay for one checked bag, at least on the way out.  Don’t fold, roll your clothes. You can also use packing cubes to organize...

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