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Am I wasting my time organizing email? A study of email refinding (PDF)

http://people.ucsc.edu/~swhittak/papers/chi2011_refinding_email_camera_ready.pdf

 

"We all spend time every day looking for information in our
email, yet we know little about this refinding process. Some
users expend considerable preparatory effort creating
complex folder structures to promote effective refinding.
However modern email clients provide alternative
opportunistic methods for access, such as search and
threading, that promise to reduce the need to manually
prepare."


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The Secret to Organizing Your Bills

The Secret to Organizing Your Bills | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
A professional organizer might be able to organize the closet, organize your desk, your garage, or organize your office but a financial coach is necessary to organize your bills. Efforts to change the approach to paying bills each month will require some changes in habits. With some practice, any money manager can become adept at maintaining the bill paying schedule.
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As we aproach income tax filing time, it's important to know where all your paperwork is. Now is a good time to assemble all those papers, sort and file so you'll be able to access what you need for your tax filing.

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Organizing + Storing

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With spring approaching, it is all about spring-cleaning, organizing and storing things in your home. Here are some creative ideas to do so.


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Simple Steps For Organizing Travel Healthcare Checklist

Simple Steps For Organizing Travel Healthcare Checklist | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it

Medicines: Pack and store prescription medications properly to avoid losing potency due to excess heat or light. This is especially important for seniors or other travelers with serious medical conditions. Outdoor Fun: For any outdoor activities, bring sunscreen and a hat to help prevent sunburn and skin cancer, especially in tropical climates where the sun is much more intense.


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De-clutter your Workspace |

De-clutter your Workspace | | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
Need more room to breathe at your office? We will help you clear your workspace and your mind!
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How to Organize Your Pantry | Arizonaprosearch.com

How to Organize Your Pantry | Arizonaprosearch.com | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
Your Kitchen is one area of the house that is best when organized. Molly Golden from gomominc.com has some great tips for organizing your pantry.
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Salvaged & Refined: Modern Warehouse Furniture By Fin Art Co.

Salvaged & Refined: Modern Warehouse Furniture By Fin Art Co. | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
Rescuing materials from warehouses, factories and mines, this design duo is crafting gorgeous, heirloom pieces with a solid history already behind them.
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8 Tips for Detoxifying Your Home

8 Tips for Detoxifying Your Home | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it

Detox-Retox: What's the point of endlessly detoxing your body if your home - your private sanctuary - is a substantial source of environmental toxins?  Plan for some natural detoxing of your personal space.


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Want easier container gardening? Downsize - Springfield News-Leader

Want easier container gardening? DownsizeSpringfield News-LeaderAn estimated 17 percent of gardeners — or about 20 million households — do their growing in containers, often in restricted spaces, said Bruce Butterfield, market research director for...

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Jeri's Organizing & Decluttering News: Old Clothes Can Become ...

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The Atlantic Wire (blog)The Great Procrastination RationalizationThe Atlantic Wire (blog)But this definition of "procrastinator"—less couch potato, more getting stuff done though maybe not in the absolute expected order—sounds more like...

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5 Tips on Getting Organized (From Someone Who Hates Organizing)

The Atlantic Wire (blog)The Great Procrastination RationalizationThe Atlantic Wire (blog)But this definition of "procrastinator"—less couch potato, more getting stuff done though maybe not in the absolute expected order—sounds more like...
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The Great Procrastination Rationalization - The Atlantic Wire (blog)

The Great Procrastination Rationalization - The Atlantic Wire (blog) | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
The Atlantic Wire (blog)The Great Procrastination RationalizationThe Atlantic Wire (blog)But this definition of "procrastinator"—less couch potato, more getting stuff done though maybe not in the absolute expected order—sounds more like...
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How to De-Clutter Without Stressing

How to De-Clutter Without Stressing | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
You’ve probably been thinking about how badly you need to de-clutter your home for a while now.
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Get Organized

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Are You Organized?
You might say, “I’m not organized, but everyone keeps saying I need to be”.

This can be tough. What if your husband or wife, friends and family are telling you that YOU NEED help? You may not think you are ready for that step.
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Plastic-eating fungi found in Amazon may solve landfill problems

Plastic-eating fungi found in Amazon may solve landfill problems | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it

Just when you thought that plastic waste was never going to break down in the environment, along comes Mother Nature to solve the problem.


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Cut the Shoulda-Woulda-Couldas

Cut the Shoulda-Woulda-Couldas | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
“I could have been some rich business executive, but I wasted years of my life playing in a rock band.”
No, these are not the words of Bret Michaels. (Dude’s rich.) These bitter words are my own – from just a few days ago to be exact.

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Overcoming Perfectionism in a Culture That Promotes It | Tiny Buddha

Overcoming Perfectionism in a Culture That Promotes It | Tiny Buddha | Organizing and Downsizing a home | Scoop.it
In our quest for perfection, we negate ourselves and our experiences. We if we stopped demanding perfection, and saw ourselves as works in progress?

 

Perfectionism is our denial of two very basic truths of existence:

We are not perfect.We are not, ultimately, in control.When we absorb the law of perfection, we are infected with the virus of self-doubt which eats away at every area of our lives.


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