Ruthann appears in Vestavia Voice’s January 2018 issue in the article, “Getting Your House in Order,” which appears on page 16. The following is an excerpt: While getting healthy takes the top prize for the most common New Year’s resolution, getting organized frequently follows as a close second. According search data from Google, …
We Are Clutter Detectives You can think of Certified Professional Organizer (CPO®) as clutter detectives. It can be very easy to identify clutter in the home or workplace, but when it comes to narrowing down the cause of the problem you might need some help. A CPO® is the detective that asks lots of questions […]
Many people make "getting organized" one of their New Year's resolutions, but what really happens when you ask them halfway through the year how their resolution is working out? Most say that they gave up on the resolution before the end of January. What could help them stick with their resolutions?
A popular New Year’s resolution is to “get organized,” but many give up on this goal because they picked too broad of an objective and the task seems daunting. Ruthann joins Talk of Alabama’s Javant Ingram to discuss ways to create targeted and achievable “getting organized” goals to help keep your New Year’s …
This is one of my favorite times of the year – the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day. I usually have some downtime from work, and the upcoming New Year presents the opportunity and motivation to make things happen. So, I wanted to share a few of the organizing tasks that I tackle at […]
I have just updated my website. In doing so I realized that there are so many things to think about. I spent some time looking around the web and I found that there are some great sites, some good sites and some, well, not so professional sites. Here are some common mistakes that I have […]
I am so excited to attend the Professional Organizers in Canada’s annual conference. This is my first visit with our sister organization. I will be representing ICD at the expo and I am looking forward to signing up some new subscribers. They have a full slate of Canadian speakers and I know that I will […]
Here is a list of some of my favorite books for Adults with ADD. So many times women don’t get diagnosed with ADD until their own children are diagnosed. My absolute favorite book is the one by Judith Kolberg. She is the founder of the Institute for Challenging Disorganization. For organizers like myself who specialize […]
It is almost here, the day I take my youngest son to Birmingham Southern College to start his college career. It’s not that I want to get rid of my son, it is because I can’t wait to organize his dorm room. Here are some organizing items that I found to maximize his space. Under […]
I was asked to participate in a pubic radio program HearSay on WHRV-FM. I love educating the public about hoarding issues. Click here to listen to the show.