Tag Archives: paper

reader question – organizing for major illness

Many people experience a major illness during their lifetime or care for someone who is ill. Between doctor visits, insurance filing and research about a condition, paperwork piles up. A reader asked how to manage all the papers, and how … Continue reading

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the organizer comes clean on spring cleaning

I love a clean house and seeing sparkling surfaces bring me joy. I don’t particularly like to clean, however, so I’ve created a schedule that works for me. A few times a year I tackle areas that aren’t in my … Continue reading

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clutter roundup holiday edition

There are a lot of organizing “holidays” that have been created by different groups, for different reasons. This month’s Organize Your Home Office Day, Clutter Awareness Week, National Procrastination Week, National Consumer Protection Week and Financial Literacy Month offer opportunities … Continue reading

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organize your home office day

Saturday, March 11 is Organize Your Home Office Day. Whether or not you work at home, you probably have an area where you pay bills and keep records related to your health, finances, home, car, pets or hobbies. You don’t … Continue reading

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reader question – what to do with medical information?

A reader asked what to do with all of the test results and other paperwork that result from visiting doctors or from hospital stays. Like many people, she wasn’t sure what to keep and where to keep it. You may … Continue reading

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breeding paperwork

At one of my recent presentations, someone from the audience said that he wasn’t able to stay on top of the papers on his desk because they “just multiply.” I hope I didn’t sound disrespectful when I replied that paper … Continue reading

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product review – reducing mail

Recently I wrote about things you can do in honor of Earth Day, which is April 22. I mentioned that you can reduce the amount of junk mail you get by contacting the Direct Mail Association and asking that your … Continue reading

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