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How to Clear the Congestion in your Schedule or in your Space

How to Clear the Congestion in your Schedule or in your Space

The idea of congestion brings to our organizing minds the idea of a stuffed room or packed schedule. While you can take medication to ease nose stuffiness, what can you do to clear a clogged calendar or an overcrowded room?

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Tackling the “Get Organized” Resolution

Tackling the “Get Organized” Resolution

If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to “get organized,” don’t worry — there’s still time to do that this year. Here’s how to get started.

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5 Practices to Anchor Your Attention to Increase Productivity

5 Practices to Anchor Your Attention to Increase Productivity

I don’t know a lot about boating, but I do know that if you want to stay put in water, you use a strong anchor. Securing a ship in place is not unlike the need to anchor our attention to our tasks and projects.

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“I Don’t Understand Why …” – ADHD and Organizing

“I Don’t Understand Why …” – ADHD and Organizing

With all of this information (and misinformation), people who have ADHD or are affected by ADHD experience high levels of frustration. It goes something like this: “I don’t understand why…

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How to Increase the Organization and Productivity in Your ADHD Brain

How to Increase the Organization and Productivity in Your ADHD Brain

Disorganization can wreak havoc on our lives no matter what the cause(s). This last article about reasons for disorganization will address the brain-based condition of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

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Stuffing the Days of the Week

Stuffing the Days of the Week

“Why does stuff keep piling up?” “How did all of this stuff get here?” These are questions/exclamations we hear often. Indeed, the constant accumulation of stuff seems a mystery to many. You may have heard of the one in-one out expectation. Many people only consider this idea in the context of purchasing clothes. So if you buy a shirt, one of your existing shirts needs to be deleted in some fashion. Of course, one in-one out only maintains the amount of stuff you have. If you want to decrease your stuff, then you must practice the one-in-two-out expectation. The major flaw in the one in-one...

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