Hello, organizers! We’ve had a lot of new faces so if you’re new, welcome! At the end of each month I like to do a recap of my month. I think it’s fun to share what’s going on in my life, so you get a chance to get to know the face behind the “Optimal Organization” name!!
I'm not sure I can pinpoint an exact time, but recently I've noticed I make a conscious effort to look on the positive side for any situation I'm in. For example, it would be very easy to be upset and angry about the following recent events:
Naturally, these are valid things to get a person angry, at the very least worked up about. While I’ve had my moments, I have chosen to remain optimistic. And people around me have noticed!! What a great feeling for being associated with a positive attitude. So, instead of getting angry, this is how I’m rewriting the story and choosing optimism:
Even though spring just arrived, summer will be here before you know it! The days of late nights on the patio, bon fires & smores, trips to the pool & beach AND an easy situation for a cluttered home because we’re enjoying the nice weather outside. To avoid the headache and stress of coming home to a messy house after a day of fun in the sun, follow these Top 5 Tips for a more organized (stress-free) summer.
Hopefully these 5 tips will help you to enjoy your summer just a little bit more!! I’d love to hear your summer plans or how you keep organized with all the summer activities! Comment below :)
Until next time.
Hugs & love,
Happy Wednesday, Organizers! I think Spring is finally here to stay (yay!) so I wanted to touch base on Spring Cleaning! My first ever Spring Cleaning Organizing Challenge wrapped up at the end of April and I want to thank all those who participated and followed along. I loved coming into your inboxes everyday and interacting with you all on Facebook and Instagram. This challenge was heavily focused on the deep organization of different areas of our home and deciding if there were things that could be donated to help declutter. Today I want to talk about the other side of Spring Cleaning -- the actual cleaning!
There are so many checklists and suggestions of Spring Cleaning Tasks so I took the opportunity to compile some of them that I found out there on the internet and added a few that I thought were important (and often forgotten).
So get ready, print this off and let’s get to cleaning!!
Until next time!
Hugs & love,
Any I missed? I’d love to hear them in the comments below!!
By far the biggest challenge of organization is sustaining the hard work that you’ve put into it. Everyone asks me, “It looks great now, but how do I keep it this way?” Well sister, that depends on how much you want it. When we truly want something, we will eat, sleep, breathe the obsession to get it and keep it. Organization is no different. If you truly want an organized, peaceful and decluttered home you must make it a priority. If it’s not, I’m sorry to say, it won’t stay that way! However, I want to let you in on my 3 Tips to Make Organization Sustainable. It is my hope that with these 3 tips, you too can have an organized home (for the long-term!).
Sustaining the newly organized space is always the hardest part, but I’m here to tell you, YOU CAN DO IT! It’s not impossible, in fact, if you want it bad enough it’ll be the easiest thing to implement into your life.
Until next time.
Hugs & Love,
Emily has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Iowa State University. There she learned how valuable organization can be in being productive. She chose to use this knowledge and help others achieve this productivity and optimization in their homes and small businesses. Read & Enjoy and as always, let us know if you have any questions!