Tag Archives: paper

5-minute organizing for mail

Have you tried any of the 5-minute organizing techniques I’ve written about? You might be surprised to see how much you can accomplish in just five minutes. Almost everyone complains about mail clutter. Mail doesn’t actually cause clutter; the accumulation … Continue reading

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the organizer comes clean: electronic files

To cut down on paper clutter and increase productivity, I recommend downloading material to your computer and scanning documents whenever possible. Since I don’t like particularly enjoy filing and I don’t like seeing piles of paper, I follow my own … Continue reading

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5-minute organizing for the end of the school year

Have you tried any of the 5-minute organizing techniques I wrote about previously? I have heard from more fans of the idea that you can use small increments of time to work on organizing projects. If you have children in … Continue reading

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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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