Resolutions

Leslie Huikko, Nicely Done Organizing

At this time of year, we hear a lot about resolutions.

What is a resolution?

Here is my favorite definition of a resolution: a firm decision to do or not to do something.

And here is what I like about it: The “firm decision” part sounds, so, …well…decisive. Being a Decider is empowering and fun. The “to do or not to do something” part is sufficiently vague to make it seem like anything is possible, without getting all bogged down in the details of how or when or what comes first. read more

Get Organized for the Holidays

Judy Eisenberg, Clutter Clearer Coach

I remember when I was growing up during the 1950s and 1960s, how our family, especially my mother, always looked forward to winter holidays. My family wasn’t very religious, but liked celebrating the food and customs of the holidays. There was always so much to do; but my mother succeeded, stress free, in organizing the food and gift shopping, cooking, cleaning, and decluttering (I helped with the cleaning, and my father wrapped the gifts) and getting it all done in a timely manner. Everyone marveled at her organization skills. read more