The Joy of Organizing
Summary: Each week we will be discussing practical organizing solutions for your home. We will do this through sharing our best tips and tricks, having guest contributors, and answering your tough organizing questions! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will answer your questions in one of our episodes. This Podcast was created using www.talkshoe.com
Lists. Some people swear by them, some swear never to use them. Whether you use them or not, there is no denying the value of making a list. They take all of the things you know you need to do out of your busy mind, and put then on paper. Then you are free to think about more productive things. Paula Rizzo is a senior health producer for FoxNews Health. She is also the founder of List Producer.
This week we welcome Justin Klosky of the OCD Experience to the show. Digital clutter has become such a part of our lives, that if you don't manage it properly, it can be as overwhelming as a room full of paper! Justin gives our listeners the tips and tricks to tackle digital clutter for good.
You think your home is a pretty health place, right? Think again. There are many toxins lingering in the air you breathe that can create all sorts of health complications. Home Health Expert Caroline Blazovsky joins us today to talk about what kinds of toxins are typically found in the home, and how to get rid of them. These are some wonderful tips for a healthy, happy home!
Hoarding is one of the hot topics in professional organizing. With shows like Hoarders and Hoarders: Buried Alive on our televisions, we get a first hand look at how hoarding effects families. Jessie Sholl is the daughter of a hoarder, and has written a book about the impact that has made on her life. Join us as Jessie talks about her book!
Do you think hiring a professional organizer is too expensive? Or maybe you just don't like the idea of someone else touching your stuff. Do you have the motivation to start, but just don't know how? Then virtual organizing is just for you. Virtual organizing pairs you with a professional organizer who will work with you by phone, email, or Skype to solve your clutter problems for good. They provide the direction, you provide the effort. Virtual organizing is also less expensive than hands on organizing, because you are doing all the work. Virtual Organizing is a fantastic gift to give this holiday season. It is the ultimate "clutter free gift"
The holidays are almost here, and you're probably out braving the crowds to get the perfect gift for that special someone. This year we have had a chance to review a ton of products, and we have compiled our best of the best for the 2011 Holiday Gift Guide. Although we generally recommend purchasing a clutter free gift, these made our cut and they really don't create much clutter.
There are a number of reasons people move into a smaller home. The kids have left the house, desire to travel more, the economy. Whatever the reason, a major part of this new transition is reducing the amount of things that you own. This can be a challenging process, but with Julie's tips, you can tackle the task of downsizing!
After a small summer hiatus, we are back with a great show about the always interesting topic of hoarding. Ruth Hansell joins us to talk about hoarding, and the resources available to hoarders and their family members. This is a show you won't want to miss!
Closet organization is a very popular topic on The Joy of Organizing. We all have closets, and many of us dread getting dressed in the morning because of them. Many of us also cram every piece of clothing we own into them, which makes then virtually useless. Maureen Nuccitelli joins us to share her best tips and tricks to get your closet in tip-top shape.
Time management is an incredibly popular topic in organizing, as it is relevant to everyone. How many times have you asked yourself, "Why aren't there more hours in the day?" Diane Quintana joins us to discuss planning and time management for all agesâ??from kids to adults. Take a listen and find out how you can plan your way to getting everything done.
Money, we deal with it every day, and for most we never seem to have enough of it. Being organized in your financial life helps you pay bills on time, so that you are paying less interest, no late fees, and boost your credit score. Mim King joins us to share her best tips of keeping your financial house in order.
This week we welcome Samantha Bennett to the show. Samantha is the owner of the Organized Artist Company. They are dedicated to helping creative people who'd like to be more organized, and organized people who'd like to be more creative. She shares her tips on how to take the next steps on the projects you have been procrastinating on, and how procrastination is really genius in disguise.
We get a lot of listener requests for organizing help for those that have ADHD. This week we welcome Dr. Alicia Ruelaz Maher, who has overcome ADHD herself, to the show to discuss ways that those with ADHD can get organized and live less stressful lives. Her newest book is called "Is it ADHD or My iPhone?".
We've done a number of shows on paper clutter. It is something that most everyone deals with. This week we bring in financial expert Chris DesBarres to tell us what documents are important to keep, how long to keep them, and where to store them. With these guidelines, you can be a paper champion!
Time. There never seems to be enough of it. Studies have shown that the average American has just three hours of free time every day. Studies have also shown that typically we spend at least one hour of that free time looking for things we know they own, but cannot find. Getting organized can help you take back your free time to do the things you love. This week we are joined by organizing expert Miriam Ortiz Y Pino, who shares her tips and tricks for time management, manageable to-do lists, and living a better life.