Category Archives: Home Organizing

The Link Between Clutter & Depression – Home Organizing in Toronto

Dr. David Tolin is an American psychologist and researcher. He’s the Founder and Director of the Anxiety Disorders Center at the Institute for Living and a professor at the Yale University School of Medicine. He has recently concluded a study that confirms the link between hoarding and depression. “Hoarding participants reported higher levels of depression…Continue Reading

How To Know It’s Time To Organize Your Tax Files

The date for receiving all your T4 slips and contributing to your RRSP’s has past. Perhaps you owe the government money or are waiting for a refund. It may seem a bit early to focus on this year’s receipts and paperwork but the earlier the better. Avoid a mountain of paper next tax year and…Continue Reading

Organize Your Home Office Day

  Did you know that one in four North American households have a home office? A home office isn’t just for the self-employed or for those that work from home anymore. They are used for a place to sort and pay bills, do work at night not completed during the day and for doing homework.…Continue Reading

10 Best Organizing Items to Buy at the Dollar Store

Dollar stores are one of the best places to buy organizing supplies. You can organize your kitchen, your bathroom, your closets, your garage – even your vehicle can get organized with supplies available at most dollar stores. Most of the organizing products found in dollar stores are actually of decent quality, which makes these stores the…Continue Reading

De-Clutter Your Home And Get Rid Of These Ten Items

When my team and I are in homes assisting with downsizing and de-cluttering we often find the same items in a lot of homes. Here’s a list of those items that you can easily get rid of to make more space. Mismatched and stained food containers Did you mistakenly keep spaghetti sauce in one of…Continue Reading

8 Closet De-cluttering and Organizing Tips

How often do you open your closet and ask yourself “how am I going to get this in there?” or “where in the world did I put that?”. An organized closet is a must in order to start your day off on the right foot as opposed to crazed and frustrated. Closets are definitely smaller…Continue Reading

Clean Out Your Computer Day

Since 2000, the Monday of this week has been designated as National Clean Out Your Computer Day. What a great time to take a few minutes out of your busy schedule to perform some maintenance on something that we use, and depend on, every single day. There are a lot of reasons why your computer…Continue Reading

Did You Resolve To Get Organized This Year?

How is your New Years resolution to get organized this year going? Like most resolutions, we make, probably not well. Getting organized is one of the most popular resolutions that people make each year. I am not one for setting new years’ resolutions. In fact, my resolution this year was to not make any resolutions!…Continue Reading

Do You Have The Clutter Blues? #bellletstalk

Last Wednesday was Bell Canada’s Let’s Talk Day. It was the 8th year that Bell has raised awareness about mental health by getting people to talk and reducing the stigma associated with mental illness. It got me to thinking about the effect that clutter has on mental illness or vice versa. Exactly how does clutter…Continue Reading