organizing tips

This is a sampling of Aby Garvey’s organizing tips. Visit our main site to get even more organizing tips and ideas.

Organize Your Closet with Five Simple Questions

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Did you know the third week of March is clean your closet week? If your closet is overflowing and you haven’t had the gumption to tackle it, maybe participating in a national event like clean your closet week will help.… continue reading...

Avoiding Paper Clutter

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A common form of paper clutter is caused by short-term projects. Since you know these papers will only be around for a short period of time, and you’ll be accessing them frequently, putting them away can seem like too much trouble.… continue reading...

What are you creating space for?

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As you embark on your decluttering and organizing journey, ask yourself this question: What am I creating space for?

Establish an in-box

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If papers tend to accumulate in various places in your home, you’ll find it easier to stay on top of paper if you set-up an in-box—a single collection spot for all your paper that needs to be processed.… continue reading...

Living With the People and Things You Love

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Sometimes it can be tricky to live harmoniously with the people and things you love. Before you send your stuff—or your loved ones—packing, try these ideas.

If you can get it organized, you can keep it organized!

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Do you worry that you won’t be able to keep a space organized once you go through the effort of getting it organized? If so, replace your doubt-filled thoughts with this empowering message:… continue reading...

Staying Motivated on the Organizing Journey

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I’ve often said that organizing is a journey. And it is…but it’s an ongoing journey as opposed to a one-time deal. Sure, from time to time you arrive at Destination Organization—that place where everything has a home and everything is in its designated home.… continue reading...

Nine Simple Strategies to Help You Stay Organized!

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If you’ve recently gone on an organizing binge, you’re feeling pretty good right now. Where you once had clutter, chaos and stress, you now have organization, order and calm. How great is that?… continue reading...
Is clutter a one-way street in your home? Does more stuff come in than makes its way out? If so, keep this in mind: avoiding clutter is a two-way street. As you’re decluttering your home and removing unneeded items from it, make a conscious effort to slow the inflow of new items into your home, too!… continue reading...

Why It Pays to Get Organized (And How to Pay Your Bills on Time)

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There are a number of reasons to get organized—especially during these turbulent economic times. Let’s face it—the world is chaotic right now and frankly, there’s not much we can do about it.… continue reading...
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