Organizing From the Inside Out, part 2

Tonight I started to think more deeply about my clutter and why it’s so hard for me to get organized and stay that way. I had a feeling I’d be in store for some introspection as I started thinking about not only the “Technical Errors,” as Julie Morgenstern calls them, but about the deeper underlying …

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Organizing From the Inside Out pt. 1

I’m trying to get to the root of my organizational disaster, and I picked up a copy of Organizing from the Inside Out to help me work through what’s holding me back. I’m going to blog my way through the book. It’s not as trendy as some of the other organizational books out there, but …

My Pile, My Nemesis

Hey guys, it's a weird weekend at my home, messy, home. I'm attending a conference in town for much of the weekend, and that's leaving me less time than I'd like to tackle a project, but since I'm home for bits and pieces throughout the weekend, it's not impossible for me to get something accomplished.  …

Buy, Sell, Trade

I made a dent in my pile of stuff, but still have a way to go. I'm pleased to see the pile get smaller, but am also a little frustrated that it's not all gone yet. Let's start with my successes and then delve into my not-yet-successes. I took a box of books into the …

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Hello, everybody! This weekend I'm working on one of my infamous piles o' stuff scattered around my living room.  This particular pile of stuff is made up of things I'm getting rid of, but haven't bothered to take to their new respective homes. Some of it is stuff to recycle, donate, or sell. There is …