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6 Home Organizing Tricks Using Things You Already Own

OWN | Posted 04.22.2015 | OWN

When it comes to home organization, the devil is in the details. Because it's the little things in a home that tend to create the biggest messes, prof...

3 Steps To A Polished, Productive Workspace

Food52 | Posted 04.07.2015 | HuffPost Home
Food52

The first step to workspace zen is to hide your uglies.

Downsizing!

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 05.18.2015 | Fifty
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

I remember the house my mother died in at age 96. She had lived there for over 60 years, and it was a confusion of stuff -- wonderful souvenirs mixed in with tax returns from over 50 years ago and children's letters mixed with old receipts

7 Simple Ways to Get Organized for Tax Season

Lori Rochino | Posted 04.01.2015 | HuffPost Home
Lori Rochino

By submitting an itemized return, you can reduce your taxable income and pay less taxes, thus keep more money in your pocket. Here are a few simple ways stay organized and "file ready" before the deadline.

49 Genius Tricks to Organize Your Home From Top to Bottom

Hometalk | Posted 03.07.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

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.

The Four-Step Solution For Organizing A Messy, Messy Kitchen

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 11.05.2014 | HuffPost Home

Professional organizers are able to see things that the rest of us can't. Mainly, the hidden potential buried under layers of random stuff. If you...

Everything You Need To Know To Become A Planner Kind Of Person

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 10.13.2014 | HuffPost Home

I'll admit it -- every now and then when I break out my "old-fashioned" planner and pen, I can feel the puzzled looks staring at me from across the su...

Making the Most of a Dorm Room 101

Laura McHolm | Posted 10.21.2014 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

A dorm room is probably the most difficult space to organize and make it feel like yours. But, having a clean homework space and having a place to relax that feels like home is all very important to your success at school.

You're Only 3 Days Away From A Clutter-Free Home

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 08.08.2014 | HuffPost Home

No, this isn't a joke. Turns out, you can get rid of the clutter that's taken over your home in a matter of days. The trick? Good old-fashioned effort...

You're Tackling Your To-Do List All Wrong -- Here's How To Get It Right

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 07.25.2014 | HuffPost Home

There's a load of laundry hoping to be folded, lunches asking to be made and an influx of emails impatiently waiting to be answered -- and you haven't...

Reclaim Your Space: Organize Bills, Paperwork, and Other Items in Your Home

Karen Cordaway | Posted 07.30.2014 | Money
Karen Cordaway

If your house seems cluttered, ask yourself if you have too much stuff or do you just need to put stuff away. Establish a routine to do so.

4 Ways Disorganization Affects Your Grades (And How To Fix It)

| Posted 03.02.2014 | Teen

By Avianne Tan It’s the middle of the school year, and let’s just say things are starting to get a little messy... literally. Slowly, the crisp...

37 Things In Your Home To Get Rid Of Right Now

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 02.09.2014 | HuffPost Home

A few of us made resolutions this year to finally get our homes nicely organized so we can finally have people over without being ashamed. Like every ...

5 Easy Ways of Undoing Distraction

Michael Taft | Posted 12.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Taft

Distraction dilutes brain power, frazzles the nerves and results in non-optimum outcomes. The cure is to do one thing at a time. That's it in a nutshell. Do just what you're doing, and don't do anything else.

When We Take Care of the Details -- The Details Take Care of Us

Malcolm Levene | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Malcolm Levene

Ask yourself what it is it you can do today, tomorrow or this week that will attend to a detail, that will enable you to feel a sense of achievement.

10 Things To Stop Tolerating (Because Life's Too Short)

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 08.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

People often get stuck because of fear, guilt, or simply not knowing which way to go next. In order to achieve bigger goals, take smaller steps.

Pare Down Your Pantry In 30 Minutes Or Less

Posted 03.17.2015 | OWN

Organization expert Peter Walsh shares his best pieces of advice for cleaning out your kitchen. By Meredith Bryan Time Required: 30 minutes ...

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...

4 Easy Ways To De-Stress Your Home Office

Schae Lewis | Posted 04.10.2013 | HuffPost Home
Schae Lewis

Let's face it, this room is anything but an organized sanctuary.

How to Let Go of Book Clutter

Brooks Palmer | Posted 04.07.2013 | HuffPost Home
Brooks Palmer

Ask yourself if you're still enjoying reading the book. Maybe you're still loving it. Great, it stays. Put it in the "books you're currently reading" stack.

De-cluttering: 3 Tips to Streamline Your Closet

Brooks Palmer | Posted 03.17.2013 | HuffPost Home
Brooks Palmer

It may sting a little, but you'll be happy you did it.

10 Cleaning Tips We Learned From Our Moms

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 01.15.2013 | HuffPost Home

We appreciate her advice now more than ever.

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.

6 Tricks To Optimize Your Wallet

Credit.com | Posted 09.12.2012 | Money
Credit.com

An organized and optimized wallet can help you save major money in two ways -- limiting spending and optimizing your credit rewards.

The Easiest Way To Store Bed Linens

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

Keep a maximum of three sets of sheets per bed. This way, you can have one on the bed, one in the laundry and one in the linen closet. If space is rea...