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August 26, 2022

Decluttering Energy Vampires

Getting your house organized and keeping it that way requires that you be incredibly discerning about who you spend your time with, what you spend your time doing, and what thoughts you allow to occupy your mind. You may have heard the term “energy vampires”. These are people who prey […]
August 18, 2022

Taxing the Disorganized Part 2

In my last blog post, I talked about 7 ways people who are disorganized end up losing money more money than their neurotypical peers. Since this is such a big topic, this week I’ll be writing about even more ways how disorganized people are financially “taxed” for their disorganization. Going […]
August 11, 2022

Taxing the Disorganized Part 1

I was recently reading a book that talked about how “mail-in rebates” are like a tax for the disorganized. Companies advertise an alluring price reduction to capture a sale. When consumers look carefully at the fine print, they realize the tedious process they would have to go through to get […]
August 4, 2022

Digital Organizing Class

Time: 4pm-5:15pm Pacific Time Dates: Thursdays, Sept. 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, 2022 Fee: $200 Students will meet once a week for four weeks over Zoom. The class size is limited to 4 participants. This will be an interactive class. Sign Up Here _ Digital clutter doesn’t take up a lot […]
July 28, 2022

Factors Associated with Disorganization, Part 2

Last week I wrote a post about a bunch of different reasons people are disorganized. Neurologically-based conditions, environmental factors, lack of skills, personal choices, communication problems, complicated systems (or lack of systems), addictive tendencies, mental health issues, and transitions, are only about half of the reasons why people are disorganized. […]
July 21, 2022

Factors Associated with Disorganization, Part 1

Disorganization comes in many different forms and is caused by many different factors. When you can determine why you are disorganized, you can take steps to break your pattern. In this post, I’ll list a variety of reasons why people are disorganized. Read this post to see if you can […]
July 14, 2022

Are You Affected by Chronic Disorganization?

About half of my clients come to me because they want help for specific projects, like unpacking after a move, reorganizing a kitchen, overhauling a home office, making a garage more functional, or doing a closet refresh. The other half are affected by chronic disorganization. What is Chronic Disorganization (CD)? […]
July 8, 2022

Learning To Be Productive

For people with ADHD or other neurodivergence, being productive (while staying organized) can be really difficult. Many people can be productive while also making a huge, seemingly unrecoverable mess. But if you want to learn how to be productive without the rest of your life falling apart, you’re going to […]
June 30, 2022

Energy Emitting Objects

I recently received an email from one of my dear clients who also purchased one of my cut paper snowflake artworks. I asked her if I could share her email to inspire others. Here’s what she wrote: Hi Jean-  I have been thinking of you and hope you are enjoying […]