Getting Organized



In proportion
as one simplifies his life,
the laws of the universe
will appear less complex,
and solitude will not be solitude,
nor poverty poverty,
nor weakness weakness.

From Walden,
by Henry David Thoreau


It’s hard to happy when your home is a shambles. Here are some tips for sprucing up your organizing skills and getting back your mojo.

Click the links for the lowdown on each of these life-changing steps.

How to de-clutter your life

Step 1: Admit you have a problem

You needn’t go from Oscar to Felix overnight, but to conquer clutter it helps to admit that superfluous stuff is moving you crap-ward on the happy-to-crappy scale…

Step 2: Purge

How do you do it? Simple. I call it the three-bags-and-a-basket method and it involves just six simple steps…

Step 3: The secret to staying clutter-free: OCI-OGO

So how do you maintain the gain? Well, I’m going to let you in on a secret. You can never be overtaken by clutter again if you simply stick to this one little rule in your life. It will become a habit fast – and it will let you bypass a lot of soul searching and angst…

Bonus Step: Your computer [Coming soon]

Bonus Step: Your office [Coming soon]

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  1. I placed an order (#42458) on 5/19/12 and I’ve forgotten exactly what it was I ordered. I seem to remember getting some emails immediately after that, and then the next time I searched for the emails, they were gone. I can’t remember if you’re mailing something to me or if you were emailing something for me to print. Can you please help me with this? If it’s coming snail-mail, I suppose I should wait a little longer, but in the meantime, I’d just like to know:
    1) what I ordered?
    2) how it’s coming to me? (If it was emailed, it’ll need to be re-sent because I can’t find the original emails.)

    Thanks so much for your help!

    Lisa Faye

  2. Hi Lisa,

    There’s no store on this site! Did you make a purchase from one of our other sites – eg Get Organized Wizard?

    We don’t ship physical goods so if you made a purchase from us your email would have contained a link for you to download your product(s).

    If you did purchase from Get Organized Wizard could you please contact [email protected] with the details. They’ll certainly be able to help you out.

    M 🙂

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