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How to Be Organized

The Junk Drawer: Facing Down a Household Horror

Dorothy Breininger | Posted 11.01.2015 | HuffPost Home
Dorothy Breininger

Junk drawers house an odd mix of the useful and the useless, the expensive and cheap, the urgent and the long forgotten, the one-time gadgets and the tools we use daily. And, really, there is nothing wrong with any of it. The question is: "Does your junk drawer work for you?"

6 Hacks To Organize Your Office Space

Rachel Hollis | Posted 09.24.2015 | HuffPost Home
Rachel Hollis

I don't know about you, but I cannot work in a cluttered environment. I like my desk to be tidy, my to-do list to be written and my office space to be well kept. If you're like me, you will find these tips very useful!

Surviving Your Family Road Trip!

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 06.16.2015 | Style
Amy E. Goodman

With temps soaring, classes ending and a national holiday hovering on the horizon, a family road trip may be right up your alley. Check out the four categories that are key to happy times on the trail.

4 Ways to Lower Your Credit Card Debt

Dustin Jacobs | Posted 06.10.2015 | Business
Dustin Jacobs

Many people use credit cards to build their credit but lose track of how much they're spending. Credit cards are a quick and easy fix when you want something and don't have the means for it. If you're swimming in credit card debt, these tips will help you get to dry land.

The 3 Questions That Will Eliminate Your Paper Clutter

Susan Shehata | Posted 06.07.2015 | HuffPost Home
Susan Shehata

Whether your paperwork is relatively managed or your paperwork is your arch nemesis, you need an organizational system that works for you.

10 Tips for a Clutter-Free Desk

Domino | Posted 05.27.2015 | HuffPost Home

OK, so your desk isn't exactly promoting productivity. Likely story. These tricks and tips will transform your grimy desk into one that's joyfully inviting.

Organize Your Life With These Dollar-Store Buys | Posted 05.06.2015 | HuffPost Home

Often, a hefty price tag is what keeps us away from our organization potential. The image of an organized closet feels luxe, often custom-built. But with a little ingenuity, the solution to every messy corner in your life is only a dollar-store run away!

6 Things Martha Stewart Says You Should Do Everyday

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 03.02.2015 | HuffPost Home

Getting out of bed in the morning is tough. Making the bed after you get out of it? Totally overachieving. The payoff, however -- a cleaner home, keep...

Are You Disorganized?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 05.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Are stuck in not being able to organize your time and space? Do you often feel overwhelmed regarding time and clutter? Are often rushing to get thing...

15 Clever Ways to Turn Every Nook Into Helpful Storage Space

Hometalk | Posted 03.08.2015 | HuffPost Home

Part of the battle to clear the clutter is finding the space to store all those items you need to keep! Instead of building a storage hut in your backyard, or filling your attic with boxes you'll never open again, find all the storage space you need in your home, with these insightful space-saving ideas!

49 Genius Tricks to Organize Your Home From Top to Bottom

Hometalk | Posted 03.07.2015 | HuffPost Home

Whether you want to give your whole house a total clutter-flush, or focus on one or two rooms that really need attention, these tricks are your shortcut to organization bliss.

Preemptive Parenting Is a Game Changer

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 12.09.2014 | Parents
Amy Tara Koch

Preparation yields time. And time is an invaluable currency. Once I organized the major Mom things -- meals, school, scheduling after school activities -- I emerged cleansed, much like that glorious feeling of showering after an exceptionally sweaty workout.

How to Organize Your Bathroom Shelves

Domino | Posted 11.03.2014 | HuffPost Home

The secret to the 20-minute shower-hair-makeup blitz is having all your products at your fingertips -- and a well-set-up area to keep you from knocking things over when you're moving fast.

The 6 Things An Organized Person Thinks When They Enter Your Home

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 06.15.2014 | HuffPost Home

Everyone has that person in their life who takes their organization just a little too far for your comfort. Maybe it's your friend without kids or eve...

10 Innovative Ways To Get Organized

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 10.15.2013 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

Mike really believes that when things are organized and neat, the world seems calmer. It's a zen thing. He doesn't get that for messy people, the world is calm within our mess. What we don't see doesn't bother us.

10 Habits Of Highly Organized People

Posted 04.21.2015 | OWN

By Sarah Stebbins You know those folks who seem to have it all together? Experts say they follow these simple rules that'll help you organize...

6 Steps To De-Junking Your Purse

Kari Forsee | Posted 02.04.2013 | OWN

On a recent afternoon, 11 women in three cities dumped the contents of their purses onto the ground. With the rigor of type-A archaeologists, they sif...

Fearless Living Boot Camp, Day 10: Clean Up Your Mess (VIDEO)

Rhonda Britten | Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Rhonda Britten

When you are disorganized and you can't find what you need when you need it, you lose energy, time and money. Disorganization also lowers your confidence in yourself. Bottom line: It's not worth it.

4 Ways To Keep Sports Stuff From Taking Over

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Who knows, you might just be a bit more active if you can actually find the athletic gear you want: 1. Hang mesh bags from hooks to hold tennis, golf...

Get Rid Of Paper Pile-Ups In 3 Steps

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Create this three-tiered system to keep papers organized and moving across your desk. 1. In-box. This is a place to capture miscellaneous documents ...

A Good Reason To...Organize Your Glove Compartment?

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

If your glove compartment is home to fast-food ketchup packets, service receipts, expired proofs of insurance, or other detritus, clean it out and res...

The Cleaning Tips That Changed Our Month

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

If you haven't gotten around to giving your home a good spring cleaning just yet, don't worry, we've got you covered. We've rounded up the month's bes...

Organize The Freezer Once And For All

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Don't let frozen food spoil and go to waste. Enjoy your leftovers before it expires while keeping your freezer neat and organized. How do we do that? ...

Simple Ways To Update Your Closet For Spring

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Editing your closet seasonally is a great way to regularly cull your wardrobe. This is the time to take a look at what you didn't wear and figure out ...

How To Store Delicate Fabrics

Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Platt and Sarah Hayon

Although hanging your freshly dry-cleaned clothing back in the closet may seem like the natural thing to do, maintain their quality and maximize weara...