Organizing & Productivity

Achieving Simplicity

Every person views a simple life differently. For me, achieving simplicity means eliminating the unnecessary, choosing serenity over chaos, and spending time on what's important in my life—identifying what’s important and getting rid of everything else. But, achieving simplicity is a bit more complicated than that. We suggest picking one of the areas below and working through each of them as you feel comfortable. “Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify, simplify.” — Henry David Thoreau  …

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Get Ready for Summer with Our Best Organizing Tips

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  • Post last modified:May 6, 2022

With the weather turning warmer, our thoughts turn to outdoor projects, entertaining, and enjoying the lazy days of summer. We’re finishing up our spring cleaning and organizing and wanted to share some of our favorite organizing tips.  There is no one-size-fits-all approach to organization. But, of course, there are some fundamental guidelines for organizing oneself. Often, the most challenging part is getting started. So, start small, but start! Some organizing methods advocate for room-by-room organization, while others promote an…

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Set Yourself Up for Success This Year

New Year's Resolutions are great, but without a plan, most people forget about them by mid-year, if not before. To truly set yourself up for success this year, you need a plan. Use these steps to create a plan you can stick with. Figure out your priorities We cover this extensively in our recent blog post. Knowing your priorities determines what you'll build your plan around. Create your schedule Chances are, you already have some commitments on your calendar-…

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Set Priorities and Get Organized in January for GO Month

2021 was a busy year for us here at True Assisting! I’m still playing catch-up and want to start the new year by setting priorities. If you’re feeling the same way, these nine methods will help you.Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something we have recommended. This commission comes at no additional cost to you but will help us keep this site up and…

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11 Apps Every College Student Needs

College life requires lots of juggling. Time management, note-taking, studying, etc. Thankfully, for the modern college student, there’s an app for that! Check out our favorite apps for college students below. Time Management Apps for College Students My Study Life This free app makes it easy to manage your class schedule, assignments, and other tasks. The calendar was designed with your need to track weekly and bi-weekly schedules in mind. It’s available as a web app as well as…

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