One of my hobbies is reading about organizing. Notice, I didn't say organizing, just reading about it.
One of my favorite books is The Clutter Diet: The Skinny on Organizing Your Home and Taking Control of your Life. I have bought at least three copies to give away, and I have it on my Kindle for quick referencing. Lorie Marrero, the author, also has a web site, a weekly newsletter including a three minute video each week and a consulting service you can subscribe to. I love to read her and listen to her, because she reminds me that:
"'Good Enough' is good enough! Perfection is an unattainable goal...an illusion."
Yesterday I added to my Kindle two ebooks by Dana White:
Drowning in Clutter: Don't Grab a Floatie! Drain the Ocean!
28 days to hope for your home.
Huge insight here:
Decluttering and organizing are not the same thing.
In fact, you can't do both at the same time.
Seems that I should declutter first, and then organize only what is left afterwards.
I might even actually get both done with this new insight.
What about you? Maybe you knew this all along, but maybe this will help you, too. Leave a comment or send me a note to