May 11, 2020

Life can be full of challenging conditions. We move away from our parents and out on our own. There are marriages and divorces, children and pets. We find jobs, change jobs, and lose jobs. We also lose loved ones – perhaps one of the toughest personal situations we will face. And now, we are facing a pandemic of epic proportions during COVID-19.…

October 7, 2019

We all know someone who has a cluttered space they want to tackle. The question is how to be helpful and make a real lasting difference in their home and life.…

September 9, 2019

Well, it's happened. Summer holidays are over and school has started. Notice I didn't say "summer" is over. It's not. With fall comes new activities, goals and routines.…

June 3, 2019

Exercise: Sit in a relaxed position. Take a few deep breaths. Close your eyes. Visualize a space in your home. Are you able to visualize every item you use on a regular basis? Can you see where they are? If you can’t maybe you can benefit from reading this article.…

September 18, 2018

By the time Friday comes around, many of us are left wondering where the week went as we haven’t accomplished what we had set out to do. With work, family, extra curricular activities and social events, it’s easy to become overwhelmed, which leads to procrastination and, ultimately, not completing important tasks.…

April 26, 2018

Similar to its contestants, we can see the Toronto Marathon coming just around the corner, and this is only the beginning of all of the spring and summer marathons yet to come. It’s simple to Google what dietary and training preparation goes into a marathon, but this still leaves newcomers asking, “Where do I start?” The answer is organization!…

December 21, 2017

It’s one of the most commonly made New Year’s resolutions - getting organized for the year ahead. To help kick start 2018, a survey by Professional Organizers in Canada (POC) reveals the top three organizing trends for the coming year, plus the one trend these pros would like to kiss goodbye.…

November 17, 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holidays are upon us and that means parties, gifts, and visits from loved ones. On the flip side, long line ups at stores, packed mall parking lots and general chaos at home can add plenty of unnecessary stress to an already busy time.…

August 9, 2017

It’s almost that time of year again! Time to brace for early mornings, weekly meal planning and after school activities. With a little help from the Professional Organizers in Canada the road back to school can be a manageable, and dare we say, enjoyable journey.…

June 16, 2017

After decades of working with Canadians across the country, Professional Organizers in Canada (POC) have seen 2017 experience a rise in minimalism, a term that is quickly moving from trendy to inevitable.…

March 17, 2017

With the introduction of flex hours and suggestions to lower the work week, Canadians should have time to ‘do it all.’ However, Professional Organizers in Canada (POC) say that instead of having an abundance of time, they are seeing a rise in clients who are feeling a time crunch.…

January 3, 2017

If you spent 2016 lost in your electronics you're not alone. It's said that two thirds of Canadians own a smartphone and children average more than seven hours a day looking at screens.…

October 27, 2016

Canadians stuck in the sandwich generation are often bombarded with stress from all angles as they spend their days juggling their own lives, the lives of their young children and the lives of their aging parents.…

August 23, 2016

As summer #selfies turn into back to school photos, fall becomes the perfect time to purge your photo bank. The average smartphone user takes around 3,600 photos a year, almost 1,000 per season.…

May 26, 2016

There is no doubt that the Canadian real estate market has been red hot over that last several months but are you doing all you can to make your home as attractive as can be to potential buyers?…

March 7, 2016

Are your donated goods going to the right place? Have you ever placed unwanted furniture on the curb side of your home waiting for the garbage collection to pick it up? Or thrown gently used clothing into a donation bin in a parking lot?…

October 5, 2015

Canadian Businesses are wasting over $65,000 a year on clutter - according to the Professional Organizers in Canada, more businesses in Canada are wasting money and time operating in a disorganized state.…