Monika Kristofferson


Just what is it that prevents well-intentioned people from getting a handle on belongings and getting their homes organized? How come they want to get organized but just can’t seem to make it happen?  As a professional organizer, let me share with you where I see things take a turn […]

Two Organizing Pitfalls to Avoid


“Be aware when distractions come your way. You’ll know it’s a distraction when you stop doing what you’re supposed to be doing and find yourself pondering things that have no value.” Beverly R. Imes, Positive Impact It’s crucial to learn how to work with focus, considering the many distractions luring […]

How to Deal with Distractions


If you’re setting out to declutter and organize your home, your office or your life, I want to help you avoid some pitfalls or mistakes that may foil your progress. Take a look at these five decluttering mistakes so you can head them off at the pass. Plowing ahead without […]

Top 5 Decluttering Tips



If you like to follow tips and tricks for decluttering and organizing, the chances are good you’ve heard the advice that you should only have to touch something once. Typically, this is in relation to paper. The idea is that you have such a good system that you should never […]

Touch it Once. Myth or Reality?


If you have clutter, do you think the only issue before you is the fact that you’re looking at piles of stuff? I’m here to tell you that it’s about much more than that. Clutter and piles bring with them a host of problems and getting rid of them brings […]

It’s Not Just the Clutter


“It’s not about having time, it’s about making time.” Author Unknown At the end of the day, if you sat down and wrote a list of everything you did for the entire day, I feel confident your list would be really long because you were probably busy as soon as […]

How to Fit Goals into Your Schedule



Are there things that you just don’t seem to have time to do? Maybe it’s no time to read, exercise, call your mom, make healthy meals or time for your own self-care. Maybe you never seem to get to bed at a decent hour because you stay up so late […]

What Are You Saying No To?


I’m a messy cook, I’ll admit it. I’m not overly fond of cooking, but creating healthy meals for my family is important to me. On the nights when I feel rushed and like everyone is waiting for me, I tend to kind of blow up the kitchen. Some people are […]

How to Clean When You’re Overwhelmed


Are you one of those people who are always running a few minutes behind because you want to get ‘just one more thing’ done before you walk out the door? It does feel good when you’ve checked things off of your to do list first thing in the morning. It […]

Punctuality for Productivity and Professionalism



Are you one of those really busy people who are running from work, to the gym, to activities, family events and volunteer commitments? It’s really great to be involved and to be active in your community, but it can come at a price if you start to notice your home-related […]

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