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How to Get Organized

How to Schedule Self-Care and Stop Feeling Overwhelmed at the Same Time

Helen Butler | Posted 01.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Helen Butler

No matter how overwhelmed, how exhausted, how frustrated you are, there is always a way to care for yourself.

15 Clever Ways to Turn Every Nook Into Helpful Storage Space

Hometalk | Posted 01.06.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

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!

10 Incredibly Smart Ideas To Get Your Life Organized In 2015

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 12.29.2014 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

If your New Year's resolutions include getting organized, this is the time to get started. January is 'Get Organized Month.' This could mean anything from sorting mail to throwing out mystery foods in the refrigerator. Just 15 minutes a day can make a huge difference over time.

6 Things Professional Organizers Want You To Know

Posted 11.11.2014 | OWN

These expert techniques from Molly Graves and Ashley Murphy, the founders of NEAT Method, will turn your space from chaotic to calm in no time. By ...

Make A List, You'll Feel Better

Laura Usky | Posted 01.03.2015 | Parents
Laura Usky

So, Halloween is over and we will be finding candy wrappers hidden in our kids rooms for weeks to come. But before the holidays are here and you're scrambling to finish cookies, last-minute gifts and decorating, take a simple bit of advice.

5 Tricks To Teach Kids How To Avoid Procrastination

Michelle Howell Miller | Posted 11.15.2014 | Parents
Michelle Howell Miller

Last year, kindergarten brought many firsts for our family. First alarm clock wake-ups. First tardy bells. First "official" attendance policy (we played hooky all the time in preschool). First best friends. And most significantly, first homework assignments.

7 No-Fail Ways To Get Organized

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 04.15.2014 | HuffPost Home

The first day of spring doesn't just mark the day we can finally throw open our windows and get some fresh air, it also marks the time that we can fin...

Manilla Mini: Tips for Long-Term Organizational Success

Manilla.com | Posted 05.20.2014 | HuffPost Home
Manilla.com

Every item in your life should have its own home so that you know exactly where it is when you need it. When you're done using an item, put it back in it's home to avoid the headache of having to search for it later. Remember, there's no such thing as organized chaos, only chaos.

10 Home Organization Hacks For Normal Families

Sarah Kooiman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents
Sarah Kooiman

We all lead busy lives. Between work, family responsibilities, hours wasted playing Candy Crush and the time needed to edit and post Pulitzer-worthy photos on Instagram, who the heck has time for housework?

Bernadette Noll: 9 Ways to Gain More Time Every Day

Bernadette Noll | Posted 11.11.2013 | Women
Bernadette Noll

Want to get stuff done and gain more time? Here are eight ways to gain more time without actual time travel.

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.

The Huge Downside To Being In Control All The Time

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 04.12.2013 | Women
Vanessa Van Edwards

Are we making ourselves busy to feel productive because it distracts us from our inner feelings of dissatisfaction?

3 Reasons to Organize Important Family Documents

Women & Co | Posted 12.03.2012 | Parents
Women & Co

All you have to do is ignore incoming paper for a week or two and you're overwhelmed. Even if you spend a lot of time online, you've probably still get letters, receipts and other important pieces of paperwork that are piling up in your office or online.

How To Organize...Your Sink?

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

Keep all your sink accessories neat with a sink organizer that holds dish soap, scrubbers, and sponge in one contained unit. If you are short on count...

What Organization Methods Really Work?

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

In times of home disarray, sometimes it's best to attack clutter by putting in place an organizational system. Whether it's straightening out the kitc...

This Month's Can't-Miss Cleaning Tips

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

This month, we started the New Year with a wide array of cleaning and organizational tips. But to help you keep your cleaning resolutions year-round, ...

10 Ways To Streamline Your Fridge

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

1. Keep like items together. 2. Open only one bottle of each condiment at a time. Try to limit them to the door, but if there are too many, contain t...

An Easy Way To Contain Cords

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

To neaten an unsightly jumble of cords on the floor of your office, bundle loose cords together using plastic cord ties. Or improvise with what you ha...

Is Your Desk Giving You A Backache?

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

Flickr Photo by Chris Smith An ergonomically correct desk setup can help you avoid backaches, eye strain, and fatigue. Arrange your home office setu...

The 4 Best Ways To Store Cookware

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

Flickr Photo by c0t0s0d0 In the cabinet Store pots and pans in cabinets near the stove. The most convenient way to store cookware in a cabinet is ...

Double Your Bathroom Space

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

Flickr Photo by Anthony Kelly There are three categories of hair care items: tools (blow dryer, curling iron, straightening iron, brushes, combs, cu...

Three Ways To Stop Book Pile-Ups

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

Flickr Photo by Eunice For some people, books are like trophies -- a statement of achievement and a reflection of one's intellect, education, travel...

PHOTOS: The Best Cleaning Tips of 2011

The Huffington Post | Kaitlyn Davis | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Flickr Photo by Nationaal Archief With the new year just around the corner, we thought it was time to look back on some of our favorite stories o...

4 Easy Tips For A Tidy Shower

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

Flickr Photo by Cheryl Marland If you can't see the rim of your tub for all the bath products, try these tips: - Think vertically. A kitchen organi...

How To Clean Up Holiday Disasters

The Huffington Post | Kaitlyn Davis | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Flickr Photo by Joe Shlabotnik Red wine has spilled all over the couch, a glass of eggnog is teetering precariously close to the edge of the coff...