Tag: decluttering

May 26 2020
bird on a branch

Until We Meet Again

Across the country, and in our home state of Massachusetts, the veil is beginning to lift from the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sort It Out Boston joins the many businesses, locally and nationally, eager to flip the sign from ‘Closed for Business, to ‘Yes, we’re Open!’. Before that happens, we want you to know that we are thinking of you, miss working with you, and hope that you and your loved ones are safe.

While our work is generally hands-on with decluttering,

January 29 2020
eye glasses on calendar

Organizing with 2020 Vision

The first month of the New Year of the new decade is rapidly coming to a close. January is GO (Get Organized) Month. It’s a time to put good intentions to work and commit to making that popular resolution a reality. Did you make a New Year resolution? How is it going so far?

The year 2020 comes with a built-in reminder to focus and have a clear vision. It’s a great time to think about your organizing goals,

October 06 2017

From Mountain to Molehill: Getting a Handle on Your Documents

I’ve been a senior move manager for over 18 years and love every minute of assisting older adults with downsizing and transitioning to a new style of living. Whether it’s a move to an independent living community, assisted living community or continuing care community, the process often comes down to the same question — “what do I do with all this stuff?”.  And when people say ‘stuff’, invariably, a lot of the ‘stuff’ is documents and records.

September 25 2015

More Organizing Myths

Those catalog pictures? Sure, I’m stating the obvious, but nobody lives there. Meaning, these beautiful rooms were not developed for a real person who has recycling and work and nail polish bottles and children’s items and shoes and paperwork and blankets that need laundering. The takeaway? After organizing, upkeep is a vital part of the process and everything won’t be perfect all the time.

Here are more organizing myths that should make you feel better:

  1. Declutter once and you’re done.