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How to Organize Your Office When Working from Home

How to Organize Your Home Office

This post on How to Organize Your Office contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Years ago, just before starting my business, I had a friend who was a writer for the New York Times. She was writing a story about a group of women who were helping people …

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193 Exciting Free Educational Resources for Kids

As we are all being urged to practice social distancing and self-isolation during this time of crisis, many parents are suddenly home all day with their kids. And because your children are missing school, I’m sure you’re wondering how you can both teach and entertain them during this time. Some of you may be working remotely and need to figure …

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The Amazing Power of the To-Do List

To-Do List

Everyone has a relationship with their to-do lists. With the best of intentions, it helps you to remember all the dribs and drabs of your responsibilities that suddenly multiply as you’re committing it to paper. I admit I’ve gone for stretches of time trying to improve my senior moments by signaling my brain waves to recall everything I need to …

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The Most Complete Guide to Affordable Organizing Hacks

Organizing Hacks

When it comes right down to it, you might choose to do things the way you’ve always done them and there’s nothing wrong with that. If it’s not broken don’t fix it. Staying with what’s familiar and comfortable, so comfortable that it becomes seem-less, should just stay that way. In that case, you may not need organizing hacks. Unless there’s the …

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How to Change Your State of Mind

State of Mind

This guest post was written by Amra Saby (@followthecoco) and originally published on 2 February 2020 on Herparade. How to stay confident when everything around you seems to be falling apart… Amra Saby shares her story of dealing with difficult experiences in a foreign country with The Organizing Confessions readers in order to help them change their state of mind …

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The Best Ideas for Organizing Your Closet

Closets are tough because we never have enough of them. It then becomes daunting when we can’t find what we’re looking for, especially when we want to get to an appointment on time. A beautifully organized closet isn’t merely a Red Carpet luxury. It’s for the everyday woman who needs to streamline her morning routine. Being able to see what …

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How to Teach Children to be Organized

Teach Children

Organizing is in my DNA. I’ve been organized ever since I can remember. As a child, it never dawned on me that people weren’t organized. I thought everybody knew where everything was. I had it all worked out. My 10-year-old self would pack up her backpack the night before and leave it by the front door for an easy exit …

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Why Do We Love To Collect Things?

Collect Things

I’ve never met a teapot that I didn’t like. And that’s almost it right there. We collect things for the fun and the enjoyment. We also collect things because it strikes a sentimental cord; it reflects our interests and style. The bonus is that we learn a lot about history and the economy over the decades. I’m not talking about …

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Why is it so Hard to Get Organized?

Why is it so hard to get organized

Getting organized is not exactly the stairway to heaven. It’s not winning the lottery and it’s not a once in a lifetime opportunity. Yet, the benefits are beyond anything you can possibly imagine. It’s freedom. Get organized and find freedom. Freedom and relief from the daily stress and challenges that rob your time, drown you in heaping clutter and spin …

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Funny Valentine’s Day Stories & A Giveaway

Funny Valentine's Day Stories & A Giveaway

I’m starting to get that heartfelt feeling. New Year’s resolutions, now long forgotten, have moved over. Romance is hitting the stores and Valentine’s Day is everywhere. It’s much bigger than a Hallmark moment. It’s a collection of the funniest experiences, stored in our mind like a “Jack in the Box” ready to boast. It was the best of Valentine’s Day …