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Saturday, December 6, 2008

Organizing the World One Person at a Time

It had to be one of the coldest days of the year. I would like to have spent it in pajamas, wrapped in the warmest, fluffiest blanket I own, but alas... I had organizational issues to address, decluttering dilemmas to deal with and time management queries to answer. The seminar was a whopping success. We discussed the 1-day procrastination rule (only allow yourself one day to put off doing something you don't want to do), the 10-minute tidy™ (once you're organized, it should take you only 10 minutes to tidy your space) and finding the function and purpose of your space (if your office will also serve as a storage place or your bedroom as a study). We also discussed the differences between cleaning and decluttering, as well as the need to declutter before organizing. You can't organize clutter, so don't try, as you'll just waste your time. Finally, we talked about the need for intrinsic motivation. Ultimately, you have to be your own best cheerleader and encourage yourself to get organized, but also recognize when you need to seek the assistance of a trained professional (CALL ME-SMILE). It was a nice way to spend a Saturday and I'm grateful to those who attended. Tell your friends!!

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I am Dr. Darnita L. Payden, Executive Director/Owner of Dr. DClutter™ Life Management, a division of PreciousOnes™ LLC. I have a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and over 20 years of experience working to help clients discover their strengths and talents. Having worked as a therapist, college professor, grief specialist and trainer, I have encountered in my journey many of the issues my clients may face. I have a sincere desire to help you find clarity, organization and independence in your life and environments. I know that life can be hectic, but I desire to help my clients bring as much order, peace and enjoyment back into their lives as is possible. What separates me from the norm? I focus on the client from a holistic perspective. I realize that most people desire a functional and an organized life, but may simply need support, understanding and information about why they have the habits or tendencies that have led to disorganization. I do not perform “quick fixes” or provide “one-size-fits-all” guidance, but I strive to provide strategies to my clients that will be life changing and useful for a lifetime. Dr. DClutter™ is a name well earned!!

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