Ever wish you could tuck a certified professional organizer in your back pocket, for a daily dose of sensible advice and inspiration?
Well, I’m definitely not pocket-sized. But my digital Organizing Guides are just the right size for your laptop, tablet or smartphone! (Or feel free to print them out and put them in a binder, if that’s how you roll.)
I’ve poured ten years of organizing expertise into nine handy little guides, designed to help you create ease + harmony in your home, get more done in less time, and build habits that can upgrade your quality of life. And if you’re a professional organizer (or wannabe) there’s a guide for you, too.
Each guide costs just $9 — less than popcorn + a movie.
Choose one or more — or own them all!
LIVING THE DREAM: 10 ingredients for a successful organizing business
If the idea of helping other people get organized—and getting paid for it—floats your boat, you might have what it takes to be a professional organizer.
But there’s more to it than being good at organizing and wanting to help others. This guide outlines the ten essential elements I’ve identified for success in this field. They’ve worked for me. They might work for you too. 6 pages.
To learn about how to get started as a professional organizer, check out the post called Are you interested in becoming a professional organizer? on my blog.
LOVE IS FOREVER (STAMPS): how to fall back in love with snail mail
Brown paper packages tied up with string, postcards from faraway lands, wax-sealed love notes from across the battlefield … remember when snail mail was downright romantic?
These days, though, it’s another story. Most of us are overwhelmed by piles of bills, notices, offers, catalogues, magazines, invitations, and straight-up junk. The result? Late fees, missed opportunities — even overlooked checks + refunds!
This guide will show you how to create simple systems to stay on top of your correspondence, and ensure you don’t miss a beat. 5 pages.
TO-DO LIST BINGO! A game of completion + glee, for the whole family
Mary Poppins was onto something — when you transform mundane tasks into a playful game, somehow, they just seem to get done!
This guide will show you how to play one of my favorite organizational games: To-Do List Bingo. It’s an incredibly motivating tool for children’s chores (and grown-up tasks, too.) All you need is some kind of bulletin board, a few basic crafting supplies, and this handy guide to get started. 5 pages.
PLAN LIKE A ROBOT, LIVE LIKE A HUMAN: how to systemize your everyday life to create peace of mind
It doesn’t matter if you’re a Type-A neatnik or a wild + beautifully messy artist — everyone needs consistent systems to handle everyday tasks as efficiently as possible.
In this guide, I share a few ways to simplify + systemize your daily flow, no matter how your brain is wired. You’ll also find a few tips on how to study your past successes, to discover your ideal organizational style.
Don’t worry — this guide won’t make you a robot. But it will help free up more time for you to enjoy being human. 3 pages.
A GENTLE GOODBYE: how to let go of the stuff that's holding you back
Forming strong emotional attachments with ‘stuff’ isn’t crazy — it’s human. We’re sentimental creatures, after all!
But sometimes, holding on to too much ‘stuff’ has a heavy emotional cost. It makes us feel crowded, uncomfortable, and trapped. It makes it harder to like ourselves. (And that’s never a good thing.)
This guide will show you how to create a new vision for your space, consider the cost of keeping your stuff, and begin to release + let go … while being kind to yourself. 5 pages.
MONEY SYSTEMS FOR THE EASILY DISTRACTED: how to organize your finances (even if your brain is hardwired to stray...)
When you have Attention Deficit Disorder, keeping track of financial paperwork + deadlines can be extremely challenging. And without an ADD-friendly plan in place, things can get awfully tangled — awfully quick.
I’ve been trained to support people with ADD, and this guide includes a few tips to help simplify your financial life + minimize error. Because peace of mind is priceless. 4 pages.
SQUARE PEG, SQUARE HOLE: how to choose a time-management system that clicks with your natural personality
Have you ever resolved to ‘get organized, already!’ — say, on January 1st? — only to wind up irritated + backlogged, a few weeks later?
When people fail to stay organized, it’s usually because they’ve tried to force themselves into a system that conflicts with their personality — like a square peg in a round hole.
Keeping track of time and tasks is a huge component of being organized. This guide will show you how to choose a time-management system that works the way you (already) think. Click! 5 pages.
MORE GLITTER, LESS CLUTTER: how to organize your arts + crafts space, for good
Crafting is a wonderful hobby — but it’s incredible how quickly your yarn, beads, paint and scraps of paper can spiral into a messy craftornado.
This guide provides step-by-step instructions for organizing your craft supplies and workspace, so that you can spend more time enjoying your projects, and less time searching for those darn scissors. 6 pages.
THE BEST OF THE BEST: my all-time favorite products to help you get (and stay) organized
Label makers, bento boxes + purse perfectors — oh my!
In this guide, I share my top 10 all-time favorite products for people craving order + lasting peace of mind. (Just promise me you’ll do a little de-cluttering before you go shopping — OK?) 4 pages
Want them all?
Own all nine of the guides for the price of seven: $63.