Friday , 18 August 2017

Organizing by the Moon: New Moon In Sagittarius

I was a whirlwind yesterday. The whole day seemed to be one in which everything worked out almost as perfectly as it could. I got a bunch of cleaning and yard work done, worked on a couple of business projects, and finally got a long-considered arrangement of pictures up on a wall. I knew it was a full moon yesterday, …

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Organizing by the Moon: An Introduction

I have been an amateur fan of astrology all my life, but only more recently began to pay attention to how the phases of the moon and its aspects were potentially influencing my work and my productivity. We’ve all heard the stories about the number of crimes and accidents going up during the full moon, so I figured why not …

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Confessions of a Former Extreme Skeptic

I have been working on and off with this family for some time now, and wanted to share some incredibly kind words that were sent to me…not by the wife, with whom I usually work directly with, but the husband. Now…understand that I have dealt with a lot of skeptical husbands in my line of work. They usually start out …

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Clutter Free Holiday Gift Ideas

Still haven’t done your holiday shopping? Don’t know what to get the person who already has everything? Here are some clutter-free gift ideas for this season’s gift list: Personal Experience A gift certificate (or gift card) to a local “experience” is a great alternative to a “thing” that will just get put in a closet somewhere. Membership Trip For those …

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Declutter and Find Your Mission – One Person Can Make a Difference!

The last few days, I’ve been mulling over the concept of how one person can make a difference in the world. Last week, one of the arts teachers at my arts high school in Los Angeles, Joseph Gatto, the Visual Arts department founder, was murdered in L.A. during an apparent home invasion. It was a senseless, violent death of a …

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Organizing Holiday Decorations

Crystal loves to snuggle with Mr. Pumpkinhead; I think I’ve been replaced![/caption]Happy Halloween! Halloween is my favorite holiday! Each year, after the holiday is over, and the decorations are on sale, I do my planning and shopping for the next year. Some decorations may stay the same, some may change. Either way, here is a tip for you I learned …

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How Getting Organized Improves Your Feng Shui

Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome in the Year of the Snake today, February 1, 2013, by setting up new Feng Shui cures. For those of you who don’t know what Feng Shui is, I’ll give you a primer. Feng Shui is the art of placement and the use of objects to work with and manipulate the flow of energy that …

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Donating Used Hairbrushes and Combs

I recently received the question, “What can I do with slightly used hair brushes?” Many organizations that service people are either not allowed or choose not to accept brushes and combs due to the hygiene issues. In general, any hygiene product that directly touches another person cannot be considered sterile again and cannot be reused by another human. This definitely …

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America Recycles

November 15 is America Recycles Day! What better way to celebrate than to take a tour of your local recycling center? The LFUCG (Lexington) Recycling Center just happens to be celebrating their 20th anniversary on Saturday, November 17, and they are having an open house that day and offering tours of the facility. I recently took a tour of the …

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