Sunday, October 9, 2016


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It takes a long time for Messies to get ourselves together organizationally. By night our minds seem more alert. We finally focus but we are too tired to do it.
Unfortunately by morning somehow it has drifted away. That's why many efficiency experts say to write your list for the next day before you go to bed.


Contents of New Ideas for Today

  1. Message of the Day - EMPATHY
  2. Did You Know?
  3. Habit of the Day
  4. Family Reminder of the Day
  5. Quote of the Day
  6. Question of The Day
  7. From the Trenches - LITTLE BIT
  8. More Info

1. Message of the Day


In our struggle to loose ourselves from the entangling net of clutter, we may lose sight of an important factor in the whole drama.

It is not just about us. 
In this world in which aggressive self-interest is not only accepted but encouraged, have we neglected that most tender of all virtues, empathy.

Empathy is imagining the impact of our actions on others. We need to ask ourselves how our clutter affects others who live with us. Is the peace of our family undermined because the house doesn't look good. They may hesitate to ask friends and others in. Nor does the house work well and they are stressed trying to meet basic needs. If they are children and have known nothing else, perhaps they are used to it but they are losing valuable experiences of comfort and joy that an orderly and pleasant home affords. They are not learning organizational skills. 

Perhaps spotlighting what clutter does to others will not just sadden us (though it may well do that), but also heighten our resolve to make difficult changes for those all important others in our lives.

2. Did You Know?

NEW and IMPROVED K.I.S.S. Flipper is available!
Have you ordered yours?
The K.I.S.S. (Keep It Super Simple) Flipper has fresh ideas on how to move through your home, day by day, room by room, with simple choices for maintenance and organizing. It will gently guide you through the process of creating clear and shining surfaces throughout out your home!

With the New K.I.S.S. Flipper all you have to do to is FLIP through the spiral-bound, sequentially numbered full-color job idea cards. No more sliding cards into sleeves; the New K.I.S.S. Flipper is ready to use out of the package. When you are ready to begin, make a few simple choices each day from one card and you will be on your way to a clutter-free and well maintained home.

Free BONUS:  Once you order, you will also receive the "K.I.S.S. eBooklet" via email to learn the "Hows and Whys" of the system while you wait for your Flipper, so you will be ready to start the day your Filpper arrives.

$26.95 Introductory Price $20.00 with Free US Postage at this time


3. Habit of the Day


Say it often both to yourself and out loud.

4. Family Reminder of the Day

In our family, we put dirty clothes into the hamper as soon as we take them off.

In our family, we make our beds before we leave our room in the morning.

5. Quote of the Day

Success seems to be connected with action.

Successful people keep moving. 

They make mistakes, but they don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

6. Question of The Day

Does your disorganization affect anybody other than yourself? 
Family, friends, coworkers, others?

Tell us by posting on Friends-of-The-Organizer-Lady.

7. From the Trenches

Every Little Bit

Yesterday I cleaned out a small box of accumulated pet supplies that had been setting on our side patio (dog collars, leashes, brushes, etc.). I had identified a home for all these items and was thrilled when I totally emptied that one box and placed these items in their new home. I even collected some pet items from other areas of the home and now all the pet supplies are all in one place (except the pet shampoo that lives in our bathroom!). Every little bit helps, right?

Thanks to Ginger in California

Yes, Ginger, definitely every little bit helps.

8. More Info

This is a simple program. We stick with the basics as they are presented in these messages. Keep reading. Keep adding one part of the program at a time.

Repetition is important. 
Forward to friends if desired but not to other sites.

Read this whole posting or only what you can take in today, then delete it if it is in your inbox.

Don't forget the daily reminders!!!
Click here to print a copy of the daily Reminders and How-To'



Please memorize this slogan and post it on your wall.
The secret to success is making very small, yet very consistent, changes.Or to make it short; Baby steps, baby steps in the right direction.

104 © Sandra Felton 2010

THE ORGANIZER LADY® is a registered trademark of
Sandra Felton, founder of Messies Anonymous.

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