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How To Keep Toys From Totally Taking Over Your Home

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.11.2015 | OWN

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Martha Ringer | Posted 08.10.2015 | Business
Martha Ringer

Walking on the trail the other night close to dark I greeted the only other person still walking. She turned around laughing and said, "Did you just say good morning?" I stopped, turned around laughing and said, "I sure could have."

5 Major Roadblocks to Successful Project Management (and How to Solve for Them)

Claire Topalian | Posted 08.10.2015 | Business
Claire Topalian

The list of qualities the perfect project manager absolutely must have is getting more intense every day. But you can't be expected to demonstrate consistent leadership, empathy, pragmatism, and organization if you're working with terrible tools.

Your Own Personal Circus

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 07.31.2015 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

Remember that crazed clown at the circus? She was the one spinning a dozen flaming torches while peddling a unicycle on a high wire as the out-of-tune calliope wheezed out a medley of manic music. Young women today probably aren't impressed with frenetic clown tricks because that vision represents their daily life -- a never-ending juggle of family, job, home, community, and self.

How to Be Productive When You Work From Home

Holly Rust | Posted 07.27.2015 | Business
Holly Rust

When you work from home, every day life can easily sabotage your working schedule. Later quickly turns into next week, or not at all. A false sense of time and succumbing to daily deterrents can easily derail a successful at-home workday.

Seven High-Peformance Tips for Adults with ADHD

Scott Shapiro, MD | Posted 07.20.2015 | New York
Scott Shapiro, MD

Being more productive doesn't necessarily mean working longer hours or working faster. To me, it means working more efficiently and effectively. Below are 7 tips that I teach my patients to help them be more productive.

Ditch Work-Life Balance and Find Real Happiness: Part II

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Part II: Your Blissful Others Well hello again! The last time we met we discussed the notion that the real problem with work/life balance isn't that...

How I Use The NeatConnect to Keep My Business Organized

Ramon Nuez | Posted 07.08.2015 | Small Business
Ramon Nuez

If I wanted to capitalize on my growing opportunities I needed to get organized. So a friend recommended the NeatConnect. I've heard of the product but never really gave much thought to making digital copies of all my documents.

The Exquisite Sound of the Moment

Martha Ringer | Posted 07.02.2015 | Business
Martha Ringer

I was reminded, while working with a client in her home office recently, why I feel honored to do this work. During the second day I provide an extended time to actually work without interruption in completing next actions.

WATCH: Professional Organizer Turns Messy Man Cave Into Playroom Paradise

HooplaHa | Posted 06.25.2015 | HuffPost Home

Barbara took the bull by the horns, decluttering the family den, consolidating and separating the grown up toys the the children's toys, creating a cohesive space for the grown and the still growing to unwind and explore.


Martha Ringer | Posted 06.11.2015 | Business
Martha Ringer

Is your life at this time "up-to-the-minute"? By that I mean are you on top of what is on your plate? Are your incompletions identified and tracked with next actions written down? Have you recently touched everything in your office and home, making a conscious decision if it needs to stay or go?

Make Your Bed (Plus 6 Other Things You Should Do Every Day)

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 06.09.2015 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

You wake up, roll out of bed (sometimes literally), brush your teeth and go about your day. That's your routine -- you've done it for years and it just feels normal. But like any routine, it can put you in a rut.

10 Ways To Get Organized And Stay Sane Before A Move

Houzz | Posted 06.05.2015 | HuffPost Home

Whether you are going across town or across the country, moving an entire household can bring on meltdowns, even among the best of us. But by beginning the planning process as soon as you know you will be moving, you can minimize stress and increase the likelihood that everything will go smoothly on moving day and afterward.

WATCH: Quick Tips to Keep Your Closet Organized (VIDEO)

HooplaHa | Posted 05.29.2015 | HuffPost Home

Is your closet a disaster? Do you find yourself wasting priceless minutes searching for that perfect shirt to complement your dress pants in the morning? Let Barbara Reich, our expert organizer, save you time and hassle.

10 Products You Should Always Have Stocked in Your Home

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 05.27.2015 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Not only is buying in bulk and keeping items well-stocked great for your wallet, but it can also keep you from having to make those annoying shopping trips every few weeks. With excellent services like Amazon and stores like Costco, this is very easy for renters to do as well.

The Ick of No

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Last year I stepped into a volunteer leadership position for an organization. I did my best with it, but I really didn't feel useful. Nor did I enjoy it at all. And so when the time came to renew it, I decided not to. But there was one problem.

Reinventing Organizations? Or Reinventing Life?

Amy Brann | Posted 05.21.2015 | Business
Amy Brann

I'm a massive fan of Reinventing Organizations. I can't get my head around how when I work with a room full of professionals and ask, "Please raise yo...

Setting The Stage At A Hoboken Townhouse

Decor Aid | Posted 05.26.2015 | HuffPost Home
Decor Aid

What was once an over-cluttered and poorly-lit space became an open, airy, and elegant home with a modern design.

5 Steps To Keeping Your Garage Organized | Posted 05.14.2015 | HuffPost Home

Tools, toys, bikes, junk and more junk; does this sound like your garage? If you're stacking boxes to the ceiling, cramming tools into bins or overflowing with old furniture you meant to donate last year, it's time to make a change.

9 Signs Your Home Is Not Your Own

AK Turner | Posted 05.12.2015 | Parents
AK Turner

It doesn't matter who pays the mortgage, if you have small children, you are continually reminded that the space you inhabit is no longer yours. Here's clear evidence that despite your parental role, you likely have limited control of your home.

The House of Cards Effect

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.12.2015 | Entertainment
Deirdre Maloney

If there's a fictional world you love but you know that it's dark and can negatively impact your mood or actions, then make sure you watch, listen to or read something lighter afterwards to balance it out.

Professional Habits to Develop While in College

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 06.29.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

The professional habits you create while attending college can contribute to your success in the internships you attain, the organizations you are a part of, and on the job after graduation. Here are five professional habits to develop while in college.

The Pros and Cons of Decluttering Your Home Using Marie Kondo's 'The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up'

Lori Rochino | Posted 06.25.2015 | HuffPost Home
Lori Rochino

Time magazine calls bestselling author Marie Kondo's The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up the declutter bible for 2015. Using her last and first name, Kondo developed her "KonMari Method" for transforming her clients' lives by helping them clear their homes, find what "sparks joy" and live the lives they want.

What Stress Means for a Chronic Illness Patient: A Workplace Primer

Sarah Blahovec | Posted 06.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Blahovec

I don't like Crohn's symptoms and doctor's appointments, but I love challenges at work. New and interesting situations that make me think are invigorating, and I can use the adaptability I have learned over years to effectively address those scenarios.

Let's Get Personal

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Hubbie and I recently found ourselves engaging in two different... discussions. The first involved a whole lot of bickering... making for some cranky...