the blue giraffe! And a book giveaway.

This week, my blog post has gone visiting – over at the blue giraffe. The blog starts this way just so you’ll know what it’s about. Then click the giraffe or the beautiful hammock picture below to read the rest….

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Letting Go of Your High School Senior

When I think of `letting go,` as an organizing coach, I think about our stuff, our habits which no longer serve us, and our internal clutter. I hadn`t thought about high school seniors ! It started about a year ago,…

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Organize Your Way through Life's Transitions

Your life is in transition. You’ve had a major life event occur, or maybe a series of them over time. While change is difficult, it’s that place in between the old chapter and the new chapter that’s even more difficult….

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The Spare Bedroom Quandary

If you have grown children, what are you making of their bedrooms, now that they aren’t living with you? Saving the room as it was ? Using it for a “miscellaneous” room — the place you put stuff you don’t…

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Organizing is about Moving On, Next Chapters.

In a organizer coach course a few years ago, my colleague Jill McKean made an insightful observation, which changed my perspective about my business and so about what I have to offer. Sometimes it’s that one person, in your life…

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Jerry Seinfeld, Our Stuff & Our Communities

The Jerry Seinfeld show’s been on mind lately. While I watched and experienced the show on its first run, my 70-something father has adopted Seinfeld as his new favorite comedy show. Prior favorites were several British sitcoms. I’ll see Dad…

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