The early months of the year are a popular time to get organized, whether because of New Year’s resolutions to take more control over our space, stuff, time, and tasks, or because winter weather inspires us to spend more time indoors, where pockets of clutter and disorganization might be lurking. Whatever your motivation to tackle an organizing project, you’ll find tips, ideas, and guidance on the BellaOnline Organization site.
Sometimes the easiest path toward a more organized life is the one that focuses on preventing clutter and disorder before they happen. With a small amount of effort, you can stay ahead of disorganization. This week’s article offers 5 suggestions on how to do just that.
Stop Clutter & Disorganization Before They Start
As Benjamin Franklin said, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure"--words that are especially true when it comes to organization. Here are 5 simple, straightforward ways to keep clutter and disorder at bay.
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Of course, sometimes it’s necessary to play a bit of catch-up in order to get organized, which often involves sorting and weeding items you no longer want, use, or need. But what to do with the things you’ve decided to part with? This article highlights 5 websites that will help you find ways of donating, recycling, or safely disposing of nearly anything.
How to Donate or Dispose of Almost Anything
If there's stuff cluttering up your space because you don't want to send it to the landfill but also don't know where to donate or recycle it, fear not! These comprehensive directories offer ideas on how to responsibly get rid of nearly anything.
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Finally, if your organizing goals for 2011 include taking control of your money, here’s an overview of a book I recently read (and loved) that’s aimed at helping you do just that.
A Great Guide to Organizing Your Finances
Undertaking a project as complex as getting your finances in order can be daunting and overwhelming, but "One Year to an Organized Financial Life" is a great resource that helps make organizing your money much more achievable.
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As always, visit the BellaOnline Organization site, www.bellaonline.com/site/organization, for more articles and resources that will help you make 2011 your most organized, most enjoyable year yet.
My best to you,