Blog Category Organization

Therapy’s Role in Healing from a Hoarding Disorder

Therapy’s Role in Healing from a Hoarding Disorder

The combination of therapy and hands-on assistance is a recipe for success in overcoming chronic disorganization Combining therapy and hand-on organizing help is the perfect arrangement to ensure success. A therapist helps patients get to the root of the problem that...

The Importance of Setting up a Trust

The Importance of Setting up a Trust

Interview with Esther Wang from The Elder and Disability Law Firm To finish up our series on being prepared in case something was to happen to us, we will be sharing an interview with a well-known attorney in town to educate us on trusts and wills and the importance...

Organizing For Student Success

Organizing For Student Success

Here are some steps to helping your student get organized Identify student’s organizing styleVisualSpatial    ChronologicalSet up their organizing tools and spaces according to that styleNotebooksPlannersWorkspaceCreate a routine that encourages success and...

Coming back from COVID

Coming back from COVID

What will life after COVID look like? Plan now for the lifestyle you imagine. Slowly but surely the world is beginning to get back to some version of normal. We are all anxious to have some socialization, but we are all a little afraid of getting back to the crazy...

Simplify Your Estate

How NOT to Leave a Mess for Your Kids Last month we talked about Inheriting More Than Memories and how to clear out a home of a loved one after they move or pass away. If you missed that CLICK HERE to catch a recording. To continue on that theme, we are going to talk...

Inheriting More Than Memories

Inheriting More Than Memories

Simplifying the overwhelming task of emptying a home after the loved one moves or passes away Cathy Bates will share the method Practical Solutions uses to simplify the process of emptying out a home, all while keeping family relations strong. We will discuss how to...

Organizing Photos

Organizing Photos

Preserving our memories in photos Last month we discussed organizing keepsakes. This month we want to talk specifically about organizing photos. We will address organizing physical photos as well as digitally storing photos. With that in mine, let us discuss some of...

Organizing Keepsakes

Organizing Keepsakes

Let go of the excess and honor the memories. Keepsakes are by far the most difficult category to organize. Since they hold such high sentimental value, we have a really hard time letting them go. Letting go of items that belonged to a loved one or were a gift can...

Here’s to an Organized 2021!

Here’s to an Organized 2021!

Here’s to an Organized 2021! Most agree, 2020 has not been all we expected it to be and we will all be glad to see it go! However, there are some things we have learned through this difficult year though. Here are a few: People are so much more precious to us than our...

Best Presents for Seniors This Year

Best Presents for Seniors This Year

This crazy year is coming to an end and after nine months of quarantine, we are thinking differently about what is important in our lives. People are what matter most! With that in mind, here are a few ideas of gifts that will be meaningful to the senior adult in your...

Simplify Your Holidays

Simplify Your Holidays

The holidays can be a busy time and many times we just feel like we survive them rather than enjoying this special time of year. The COVID 19 Pandemic has been an excuse for all sorts of changes so why not use it to make changes to your holiday routine. Start by...

Kitchen Organization

Kitchen Organization

Kitchens can easily become cluttered messes that make it hard to function and simple meals can take twice as long to prepare. Many times, our cabinets and drawers are filled with things that promised to make our cooking easier and tastier. We hold onto them in hopes...

Hoarding

Hoarding

Things have changed a lot in the 18 years we have been helping hoarders regain their lives. Initially, it was not recognized or understood by the American Psychiatric Association, but we have come a long way. Many councilors are trained in helping clients deal with...

5 Ways Coaching Increases Organizational Skills

5 Ways Coaching Increases Organizational Skills

By Cori Freeman, Strategic Business Coaching Few things can increase organizational skills and bring about a renewed sense of clarity more than coaching.   Coaching takes you from where you are to where you want to be, while also providing many benefits such...