Category Archives: Self Improvement

Self improvement, self-help, personal development topics.

From Pack-Rat to Organized

Do you consider yourself a pack rat? Generally, pack rats hate to get rid of anything because they think they might need it someday. They also see value in almost everything.

Pack rats typically live in clutter and never know where to put stuff, so it sits around in random places around the house. They think if they leave it out then it won’t get lost or forgotten.

If you think this sounds like you, to get rid of your pack rat tendencies you’ll need to learn how to be more organized. Being organized doesn’t necessarily mean you have to get rid of everything, but it does mean keeping things in an organized way so that when you need your stuff, you’ll be able to find it.

Some people are organized pack rats. Organized pack rats usually find places to store and “organize” their stuff, but it ends up being too much. Cupboards, cabinets, closets and drawers tend to be overfilled, which can be frustrating to deal with on a daily basis. This can wear down on them after years of shoving and stuffing things into drawers Continue reading

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Why You Should Get Organized in 2017

Happy Holidays! Is 2017 going to be your year for finally getting organized? Clearing a cluttered room can have a huge impact on a person’s well being. They feel lighter, less stressed and can focus on what’s important. To help you to get started, it’s always good to be reminded of why getting organized can make a difference in your life. The following are just 10 benefits of being organized and living clutter-free – many of which I’ve mentioned before, but at the beginning of a new year, it’s always good to have a gentle reminder:

1. You will save time, freeing up more time to spend with family and friends;
2. You will feel less stressed when you are moving around your clutter-free home;
3. You won’t be in a state of panic when a friend calls to say they’re in the area and would love to stop by.. Continue reading

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Black Friday shopping rant

Were you amongst the Black Friday crowds, pushing and shoving to get the best deals? Was it worth it? I would like to hear from you, but here are my thoughts. Continue reading

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Are you a compulsive spender? {Infographic}

Very little to read in this blog post – see this cool infographic from MoneyRates.com. It’s related to yesterday’s post on compulsive spending, with additional information shared with images. Continue reading

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What is Virtual Organizing?

If you’d love to hire a professional organizer but don’t want the expense involved at bringing one into your home, take a look at virtual organizing. It’s more convenient and more affordable. Continue reading

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How to Organize Your Diaper Bag

Do you often forget to refill your diaper bag or never seem to have everything you need? Post this free checklist handy so that you never forget a thing! Also, check out the latest stylish diaper bags! Continue reading

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Slow Down and Stop Rushing Around

Are you tired of rushing around, but don’t know how to stop? Read on to learn my tips for making changes by learning more about yourself and your habits. Continue reading

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Fight procrastination and reach your organizing goals!

Is procrastination getting in the way of you getting organized? Find out if you have a procrastination habit and how you can fight it. Continue reading

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Organizational Expert, Peter Walsh, defines the 4 Types of Clutterers

What type of Clutterer are you? Sentimental, Behind-Closed-Doors, Knowledge or Techie? Read on to find out? Continue reading

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Self Improvement Tips for Improving your Organizational Skills

If getting your house organized is on your list, here are some ideas to help improve your organizational skills. What are you going to organize TODAY? Continue reading

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