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At Sort and Toss, we’re committed to helping people organize the many different aspects of their lives so they can better enjoy the things that matter most to them. Our frequent blog posts provide a cross-section of simple and effective ways in which this type of lifestyle can be accomplished. Whether you’re seeking innovative home organization solutions, looking for relocation assistance or designing a custom efficiency plan tailored to your lifestyle, Sort and Toss is here to help.

Now What? The Empty Nest Syndrome

Posted by on 9:58 am in Parenting, Personal, Relationships, School | 0 comments

Now What? The Empty Nest Syndrome

It’s back to school time and for most parents there is a sense of relief to establish a routine.. However for those of us whose last child leaves for university, this time is bitter sweet.

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The Power of Mentorship

Posted by on 8:54 am in Personal, Relationships | 0 comments

The Power of Mentorship

“Mentorship is a personal development relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps to guide a less experienced,less knowledgeable or younger person.”

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The Road to Becoming a Professional Organizer

Posted by on 11:26 am in Organization Strategies | 4 comments

The Road to Becoming a Professional Organizer

Are you one of those people who was born with a natural sense and passion for organizing?

Did you organize your Crayola crayons from light to dark? In the order of the rainbow colors?

Were your books lined up on the shelf alphabetically, by genre or by height?

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It Takes a Village…

Posted by on 5:24 pm in Motivation, Networking, Relationships | 6 comments

It Takes a Village…

The saying “It takes a village to raise a child.” can be used for entrepreneurship.

Most professional organizers are solopreneurs. The urban dictionary defines a solopreneur as an entrepreneur who works alone, “solo,” running their business single-handedly.

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What a Concierge Service Can Do For You

Posted by on 10:19 pm in Organization Strategies, Personal | 2 comments

What a Concierge Service Can Do For You

The term “concierge” evolved from the French “Compte des Cierges, (the keeper of the castle), the individual who attended to visiting nobles in castles of medieval era.

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The Fork in the Road

Posted by on 10:16 pm in Motivation, Personal, Relationships | 2 comments

The Fork in the Road

The new year is a wonderful time to reevaluate and reassess our life. Are you pleased with your relationship? your career? your finances?

If you are not, then it’s time to make a change.

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It’s 2017….Now What?!

Posted by on 12:51 am in Motivation, Organization Strategies, Personal, Relationships | 0 comments

It’s 2017….Now What?!

New Year’s is a traditional time to make resolutions about self improvement and change. Often these resolutions are either unrealistic or not truly representative of who we are. What if, instead of attempting to change who we are in January, we worked on different stages of self improvement over the course of the year?

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Teaching Children About Holiday Gift Giving

Posted by on 5:48 pm in Holidays, Parenting, Personal, Relationships | 4 comments

Teaching Children About Holiday Gift Giving

As parents, we would like our children’s Christmas memories to be about family time, traditions, love and giving rather than the newest gadget.

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Why Professional Organizations Are Important

Posted by on 4:55 pm in Motivation, Networking, Personal, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Why Professional Organizations Are Important

Last week I attended my 1st POC conference and found the experience to be very fulfilling.

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How Important Are Goals in Getting to the Finish Line?

Posted by on 11:07 am in Motivation, Organization Strategies, Personal | 1 comment

How Important Are Goals in Getting to the Finish Line?

Have you ever had a task so large that it seemed insurmountable?

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