Let’s not get lulled into a fantasy where most homes look like a Pinterest pin or a glossy photo straight from Martha Stewart LivingThose pictures, rather than representing reality, represent extreme versions of organization.  And extreme thinking is unhelpful at best in the nitty-gritty, day-to-day world of organizing.

The Spectrum 

More helpful is to picture organization along a spectrum.   On one end, we have Martha Stewart, and on the other end we have a house that is uninhabitable.  If you’re a visual person, draw it out, and give it a scale.

To read more: Click on this link to access the Where Are You on the Organizing Spectrum? newsletter.

Susan Hunsberger

I’m Susan Hunsberger with Strategize Organize LLC. I work with folks with organizing challenges. Adults and students with ADHD are areas of specialty. People come to me feeling shame and frustration. They hire me to help them lift the weight of disorganization and move on with life.


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