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One Year to an Organized Life: From Your Closets to Your Finances, the Week-by-Week Guide to Getting Completely Organized for Good by Regina Leeds

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WEEK ONE

Time to Make a Holiday Plan: Cards, Gifts, and More

This week, you can

• Do journal exercises to help you trace the wounds as well as the joys of past celebrations that you have unconsciously brought with you

• Check your calendar to see what you can reasonably add to your schedule

• Plan a party, create a gift giving guide, or send out holiday cards (or any combination of these)

• Consider the tools that lighten your load

Time required: Thirty to ninety minutes of journal work, and at least three to five hours to create your gift giving guide, plan a party, and get your card list ready. Shorten the time if you remove an activity.

WERE ALL OVERBOOKED AND BUSY as it is, and then December comes along. Now we have a schedule that is nothing ...

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