Before I became a Professional Organizer, I spent a year decluttering and organizing my entire house, and it changed my life. In fact, that year was so monumental for me that it became the very basis on which I built the G+G Membership.
I often get asked if I was always organized or if it was a skill I learned as an adult. I think people want me to say that I was super disorganized and then learned “These 5 Skills” or “These 7 Habits” and VOILA . . . I became the most organized person I know. That would make a good story. But it’s not true.
The truth is I have always been highly organized. My superpower is bringing order to chaos. I love creating efficiencies. But while I have always been super organized, I used to have too much stuff. Way too much stuff.
Because I had so much stuff, I found that I was always organizing. Seriously – every minute I was not working or with my kids, I was...