It is a difficult
decision to open one's life to strangers. Many situations are
combined with life issues; emotional loss, job loss, inability
to cope with overwhelming personal accumulations etc.
You may feel
vulnerable and shy about adding the stress of having someone in
just yet. So a solution that many find helpful in the short term
is to have guided help as a prelude or even replacement for a
full series of in home sessions. As a Professional Organizer I
have seen hundreds and hundreds of home situations and many havecommonalties
that I am able to help get the clients off to a start and build
their confidence until such time they can have an organizer visit.
the situation via email is a helpful start to moving forward.
I offer written step by step advice and specific tasks aimed at
specific areas a bit at a time. This allows the client to take
the situation in hand, learn at a measured pace how to face the
clutter and attend to a focused set of small tasks that with time
amount to very large changes. I can be as easy as checking your
e-mail each morning or afternoon - and can follow up with 15 minutes
of focused, guided organizing.
You will receive
an updated set of tasks and plan strategies each week via the
email you request. You may send questions daily and request new
tasks as you wish and need them.
start with an "all or nothing" mindset. It has to be
perfect of it is painful to not see vast improvements and perfection
in a tiny amount of time. Reality is a tough master. So learning
how to achieve those changes in such a way as to make them part
of your new normal is key.