Letters to Clutter: Tell it how you Really Feel!

Send me your letters to clutter.  Does this sound like you? You’re standing in front of your desk, staring at the stacks of paper, frustrated and overwhelmed.  “Why are you still here?  Why can’t you find a file to climb into and make yourself available when I need you?  Somewhere in there is the invoice I’m trying to get paid…

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Congratulations Christine Janes, Canada’s newest CPO-CD!

Christine is Canada’s most recent and only 6th professional organizer to attain the Certified Professional Organizers-Chronic Disorganization (CPO-CD) certification with the Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD).  I’m especially pleased as I know what a significant accomplishment the certification is and it reflects the philosophy and values within Wellrich Organizers.  We are committed to bringing knowledge through research, and a thorough…

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How to Win Friends: Still great at 75 years

Dale Carnegie first penned his book, How to Win Friends and Influence People, in 1936.  I’m reading it as part of my Program Mentor training with the Institute for Challenging Disorganization.  Imagine my surprise when I sourced a copy at the Toronto Public Library, I found there were 17 copies and all were on loan or on reserve.I highly recommend…

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Alternatives To Plastic Bags

We’ve talked about recycling plastic bags but there are other approaches to keep your plastic bags from overflowing – reducing your plastic bag use with reusable containers. From cloth and nylon bags, to boxes and baskets, or backpacks and push carts there are many alternative ways to reduce the number of plastic bags accumulating in your home. The less you…

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Declutter the Feeder

Hop on over to my colleague Marcia Francois at Organizing Queen. Tomorrow she will walk you through an online decluttering exercise – like those feeds to which some of us are addicted but really never use. Sound familiar? Lean and clean to be productive and effective.