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Surprising lessons from an extreme home office makeover expert that brought a sense of self-improvement to a working mom.
5. Reuse, Reduce, Recycle.
When you purge, whether it’s paperwork, socks with no match, old Chapstick or rubber bands, you’ll end up with containers. Bowls, baskets, trays, even a napkin holder can be re-purposed. For me, a little basket once filled with loose change became a great spot to stash business cards.
Getting organized really has created a positive change in my life. Instead of spending time stressed while I search for something, I now spend a calm 15 minutes a day sorting mail, filing, and reviewing my to-do list. No more late fees or apologies for forgetting an appointment. Who knew an Extreme Home Office Make-over would make over me!
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