Even though I'm a professional organizer, and love working with clients to make their homes joyful places to live & come home to, I don't believe that absolutely everyone NEEDS a professional organizer to help them. There's plenty of information about how to organized and declutter and clean that's just a search away. Plus many organizational things are basically common sense, and yet, sometimes we all need a little more support and it can be time to call in professional reinforcements.
So, how do you know when it's time to call for reinforcements in your organizational endeavors?
+ if you freeze just thinking about starting.
+ if you've been saying "we'll get started next weekend" for years.
+ if you're so overwhelmed, you can't figure out where to start.
+ if you habitually don't finish.
+ if you've stalled.
+ if you need cheerleading.
+ if you need accountability.
+ if you need clear headedness.
+ if you're at your wits end.
If any (or multiple) of those sound like your situation it might be time to call in a professional organizer to help you cut through the mess and the chaos. You want to find someone who's style meshes with yours - someone who's patient and won't judge or make you feel embarrassed. Having someone who can ask the right questions and help you swiftly get to the heart of the chaos certainly helps too.
If it's time to call for reinforcements, schedule a "relief and hope call" so we can start cutting through your chaos right away.