These guided projects are designed to help you bring more organization to your space, stuff, time, and tasks
10 Quick Clutter-Clearing Projects
Got a few minutes? Use them to get organized! These ten quick and easy projects can help you clear clutter and cultivate calm with just a bit of effort.
3 Pre-Summer Organizing Projects
Make this summer even more enjoyable by getting organized in advance. These three projects are designed to help you prepare for the season ahead so you´ll have more time to relax and enjoy life.
5 Quick Summer Organizing Projects
Stuck inside on a summer day because of sweltering heat or a sudden rainstorm? Tackle one of these quick organizing projects for an easy dose of decluttering.
Create a Home Management Binder
A home management binder is a quick, simple, and inexpensive way of corralling important info about your house and your family so it's a snap to find when you need it. Here's what to include in your binder and how to put it together.
Deciding What Goes during the 50 Things Challenge
It's Week 3 of the 2009 Get Rid of 50 Things Challenge, and this week I'm offering a peek at the start of my get-rid-of list. Here's what's leaving my life during the Challenge--and why.
Five Steps To Reaching Yours Goals
Have you ever felt really strongly about a goal but struggled to reach it? I think we have all been there. It's frustrating! Here are five steps that will make reaching your goals much easier. Whether you want to get organized, better manage time or clear away clutter, this process is sure to help.
Four Fast Organizing Projects
Do you want to get organized, but can't decide where to start? That's common enough, but you can't use that as an excuse anymore. Here are four quick organizing projects that will add to the quality of your everyday life. Choose one and start now - in fifteen minutes you will feel a difference!
Four Ways To Be Organized Right Now
Do you envy the organized? Do you wish you felt like you had things under control? Here's some good news - you can start being organized anytime. Want to start right now? Here are four ideas that you can implement without any prework - no sorting, no purging - these are all about doing and being!
Get Organized with Spring Weeding and Swapping
This season of renewal and regrowth is the perfect time to clear out what’s weighing you down and crowding your life. It’s also a great opportunity to reconnect with friends. Here’s how to combine both of those pursuits in a fun and rewarding way.
Getting Started with the 50 Things Challenge
The Get Rid of 50 Things Challenge is a fun, structured way to weed out the stuff in your life that's holding you back from being the best you can be. Interested in taking part but wondering where to start? Here's how to decide, along with some pointers on setting keep/toss guidelines.
How To Choose Storage Containers
I heart good storage - yes, I do! I love having just the right basket or bin. But what looks great in the store may turn out to be a dud once you get it home. Here are five tips to make shopping for containers practically fool proof.
How To Declutter - A Trick That Works!
Do you have a conflicted feelings about your stuff? Do you want to let the clutter go, but fear actually doing so? Does the decluttering process scare you? If so, relax, it's normal, but don't let it be an excuse. Here is a decluttering trick that will help you easily let go of the excess.
How to Find the Right Help and Get More Done
Once you've decided to enlist help on a big, complex, or unappealing project (organizing-related or not), the next step is to find the right person to lend a hand. Here are 5 questions that can help you find the best assistant.
How To Get Organized In Five Minutes
Do you think you don't have time to get organized? If you do, you are sadly misinformed. You can get organized even if you have just five minutes. I'm not kidding, it's really true, five minutes can make a difference. To prove it, here are 25 five minute tasks that will help you get organized.
How To Save Time - Create a Kit
Dread the prep work for of getting ready for a fun adventure? Kits can make the difference. Imagine being able to get out the door within minutes - sounds good, right? Kits let you do just that! Kits mean more fun time, less prep time. Read on for kit creation tips.
Keep Your Information Safe - Back Up
Are you prepared for a computer crash? What would happen if you lost your wallet? If your phone were stolen would you be losing photos too? Here'e some food for thought on backing up - preparing for the worst is the smartest thing you can do.
Organizing for a Disaster
No one wants to think about the possibility of a disaster, but taking a simple step now can make coping with the aftermath of the unexpected far less stressful. The Grab and Go Box can literally be a life saver. At the very least you will have peace of mind that will allow you to weather any storm.
Organizing Success with the 50 Things Challenge
Whether you've jumped into the Get Rid of 50 Things Challenge with both feet or are still considering getting involved, you'll be inspired by the success this Challenge participant has had. Here's a story about the benefits of clearing out unwanted stuff.
Results of the Get Rid of 50 Things Challenge
We've reached the end of the 2009 50 Things Challenge, and now it's time to celebrate your successes! Here's a peek into what some Challenge participants decided to part with, along with some tips on keeping the spirit of the Challenge alive throughout the year.
The 2009 Get Rid of 50 Things Challenge
Ready, set, declutter your life! The 50 Things Challenge is designed to give you a structured (and even kind of fun) way of clearing from your life and your the objects, beliefs, and commitments that are keeping you from being the best you can be. Read on for details about this year's Challenge.
Thoughts & Motivation for the 50 Things Challenge Organization Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Organization Site Map
For the final week in the 2009 Get Rid of 50 Things Challenge, a dose of motivation and tough love is in order. Here are ideas and suggestions to inspire you as you clear the unwanted, unneeded stuff from your life.
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