HandyGirl Advice Featured In LA Times

i-have-too-much-stuff In a recent article published in LA Times and Chicago Tribune, it features my advice on cutting clutter out of your life. It is titled, "Lose it: declutter your way to an organized, happier you". Here is an excerpt of this article:
No matter how it all got there, reducing the stuff of life is not an easy task, but it is a necessary one.

Even if there are no plans to downsize, getting rid of clutter is always a good idea says professional organizer Cyndi Seidler, founder of HandyGirl Organizers and The Organizing Lady, two Los Angeles based firms specializing in dealing with the "stuff."

8 Top Reasons People Can’t Find Their Keys

pets2 With all the hoopla about people unable to find their keys, I decided to dig down to the heart of the matter. Now, you might think that the main reason is that they just aren't organized, however being disorganized, in my opinion, is only an excuse. And, albeit a good reason because we all need excuses for something that didn't go quite right, my prognosis is that we're dealing with something that goes beyond disorganization - essentially, it goes under it. My discovery is that these excuses are actually the reason, so let's examine these. And, when I say the word “excuse” I mean reason.