If you have resolved fight clutter in the new year, then January is the month for you! The National Association of Professional Organizers offers its tips for National Get Organized Month, January 1-31.
● Sincerely question whether you need to keep each piece of paper that comes into your life. If you do need it again, consider getting it from the Internet or library.
● Each person must find the organization system that work best for him or her.
● In choosing a planner or organizer, evaluate your needs and style. Do you prefer paper-based to electronic? Do you just need a to-do list or do you need to take notes?
● Organization is a process. Think about being organized or staying organized rather than “getting organized.”
You may also want to consult these books for expert advice:
Getting Organized: The Easy Way to Put Your Life In Order
by Stephanie Winston
Unclutter Your Mind: One-Minute Tips by Donna Smallin
Organizing Magic: 40 Days To a Well-Ordered Home and Life by Sandra Felton
Organizing for Success: More Than 100 Tips, Tools, Ideas, and Strategies for Organizing and Prioritizing Work by Kenneth Zeigler
31 Words To Create an Organized Life by Marcia Zina Mager
If you've got some tips for taming the chaos, let us know.