February 3, 2016
The Hoarding Connection of Cuyahoga County is pleased to announce that peer-led treatment groups, Buried In Treasures, are beginning this month. A group will start on February 4th in Lakewood, and on February 25th in Middleburg Heights. For more information, follow this link.
January 29, 2016
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Having trouble completing your organizing projects? Do you keep trying (without success) to get to appointments on time? Then it may be a good idea for you to sign up for our Monthly Tips Newsletter to be delivered to your in-box on the 1st of every month. Follow this link and start receiving tips that will keep you motivated.
January 28, 2016
We were happy to be able to participate in this year's GO (Get Organized) Month activity! Please remember WomenSafe Resale Shoppe in Chesterland when you are decluttering your home; all proceeds from the sale of your unwanted clothes or household items go for a good cause. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for photos of this event, as well as other tips and photos.
January 13, 2016
Is your New Year's Resolution too large and all encompassing? Perhaps you should consider making a Microresolution.
Read our review of Small Move, Big Change, and let us know what you think.
January 7, 2016
One method of working on your goal to get organized is the KonMari Method, presented in the life-changing majic of tidying up by Marie Kondo. She now has a new book, spark joy. We find her method a little extreme, but know that it has inspired many. If you are utilizing her method, then you may be interested in this companion book.
January 6, 2016
Now through January 18th you can donate unused children's books to a branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library. They are accepting books suitable for children 5 years and younger.
January 4, 2016
It only takes 2-3 weeks to develop new habits. Here is a calendar to help you focus on de-cluttering your kitchen in just 15 minutes a day. Follow this guide and pretty soon you will be in the 15 minute a day habit and inspired to move on to other areas. Follow this link.
January 1, 2016
Happy New Year everyone! If you have a plan to GET ORGANIZED in 2016 then check out our newsletter for tips getting started.
December 21, 2015
Starting to feel panicked and overwhelmed? Time to DELEGATE! Check out this list of 10 Things You Can DELEGATE Now to Create A Less Stressful Holiday.
December 11, 2015
Take a break from the hustle and bustle and get a start on next year's Resolution to get organized. On Tuesday, December 15th at 7:00 at the Mayfield Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library we will be giving tips on how to control paper. You will also learn how to lose 41#-----of junk mail! Follow the link to register.
December 1, 2015
Are you overwhelmed by the amount of paper coming into your home and office? Interested in learning a better system? Want to learn how to actually stop some of that paper before it even reaches your mailbox? We will help you with all of this and more at our PaperMania presentation on Tuesday December 15th at 7:00 PM at the Mayfield Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library. Follow the link to register....
November 18, 2015
Starting to feel the stress of the upcoming holiday season? Check out our latest newsletter, and use our SIMPLE Guide to the Holidays. These tips will keep you on track!
November 17, 2015
There are many reasons that individuals use to keep them from getting organized. Written by a Professional Organizer, here are Top 4 Reasons That Will Keep You Disorganized!.
Remember, we are here to help......
November 11, 2015
We witness these every day! For example, today we worked home office. The disarray 1. stole our customer's focus, 2. increased her stress, and 3. led to procrastination. Elimination of piles, updating the filing system, and adding a bookcase brought a sigh of relief and a better attitude.
Which of these 7 Ways Clutter Is Ruining Your Life?
October 30, 2015
Almost November and things will get real busy until the end of the year. Want some help? Be sure to sign up for our FREE monthly organizing tips. November will give you a SIMPLE Guide to the Holidays.
Dont' miss tips that will help you every month at work and at home. Click here to sign up.
October 28, 2015
We commend all of you for your recycling efforts! Here is some useful information about what CANNOT be recycled. If you still have questions, we suggest that you contact you local service department. Watch this video from Earth 911 for more information.
October 22, 2015
This week, as our customer revealed the over-the-door, 24 pair shoe rack, she said:
"This is for the shoes that I don't wear."
She was asked to repeat this a couple of times. We admit that we had a good laugh, and she proceeded to donate more than two dozen pairs of shoes.
What are you storing that you don't use?
October 14, 2015
Today we finished coordinating the move of one of our customers, and know he will be happy and safe in his new home. He was part of the inspiration for our latest newsletter: Downsizing Tips 4 U! Even if a move is not in your future, these tips will benefit you.
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October 5, 2015
Is your office organized the most efficient way possible? In search of some ideas? Check out 8 Tips to An Organized Office for great tips and inspiring photographs. Our favorite tip is "Design a filing hierarchy (or have one made) that makes sense to your work and company". When naming a file be sure it makes sense to you!
If you are interested in creating a transformation quickly, give us a...
September 29, 2015
September has been National Emergency Preparedness Month. Another part of being prepared is to have ready access to all of your important phone numbers, account information, and instructions for others in case of an emergency. We created Where Can I Find It? for that purpose. For less that $5 you too can be better prepared!
September 23, 2015
Are you worried about the cost of hiring Professional Organizer? It's not as much as you think. We, like many of our colleagues, have an hourly rate, and allow you to choose how much time you wish to purchase as well as a time frame.
Remember, organizing really does pay off! Last week we have helped our customers by finding almost $6,000 in lost checks. How much money have you found while going...
September 11, 2015
When we left work today our customer said "I can't believe that I'm the one who lives in this lovely house. Thank you soooo much!" What a great way to end our week.
September 9, 2015
Do you find yourself frequently procrastinating? Ever wonder why? Learn some tips and tricks---and also why procrastination is not always bad. Why You Procrastinate and How to Stop.
September 8, 2015
We created Organizing 4 U on Labor Day 2003, and are now lucky to be entering our 13th year of keeping you organized at work and at home.
Thank You for your continued support!
September 8, 2015
Do you still prefer paper and other visual planners and not apps on your phone? Here are some ideas for you. 13 Ingenious Planners that Will Help You Get Your Life Together.