"From the day I was born until I had my own child, I lived in a constant state of disorder: I was a classic right-brained creative type, always living in chaos, operating out of piles, spending half my days searching for misplaced papers, lost phone numbers, and missing car keys," says Julie Morgenstern in her bookOrganizing from the Inside Out.
Morgenstern is now one of the nation's leading Professional Organizers and a great example of the fact that getting organized and staying organized isn't achievable by only a few select left-brained folks.
I enjoyed hearing her speak at the recent National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) Conference. Yes, there is a PO Association with over 4,000 members! Eight hundred of them attended the conference with me.
Less than ten years ago the organizing industry was new to me, so I'm never surprised when people say, "You do what? I didn't know there was such a thing!" Now that you know too, what difference might it make for you? Check out Timely Tips for more information.
TIMELY TIPS - What an organizer will do for you:
- Offer non-judgmental, encouraging motivation to help you meet your organizing goals
- Jump start your project when overwhelm has paralyzed you
- Provide the expertise when organizing is just "not your thing"
- Keep you on-track when the job is tedious or difficult
- Help you process what to keep and let go of based on your values and goals
- Create order out of chaos
- Design sustainable systems to help you maintain you new organized environment
- Save your marriage... well OK, that might be an exaggeration, but it can't hurt!
Eight great reasons to stop procrastinating on that cluttered closet, office, or garage and bring in a pro!
A man's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions. --Jesus