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Advance Directives: Five Short Questions and Done!

Author: ; Published: Sep 28, 2014; Category: End-of-Life Planning, Getting Organized, Legal/Medical; Tags: , ; No Comments

Advance directives are documents that give instructions about your health care and can also be used to appoint someone to make medical treatment decisions for you when you are not able to make them yourself. They give you a way to tell your wishes to family, friends, and health care professionals and to avoid confusion […]

Would You Like To Leave a Lasting Legacy?

Author: ; Published: Sep 5, 2014; Category: End-of-Life Planning, Getting Organized; Tags: , , ; No Comments

One of the chapters in the MyFinalChecklist binder is about what you want to leave behind for your loved ones and Open When Letters are a perfect answer. Open When Letters are physical letters you prepare for your family and friends that are to be opened on special occasions. They can contain inspirational quotes, personal […]

How to Survive a Hospital Stay by Minimizing Medical Errors

Author: ; Published: Sep 1, 2014; Category: Getting Organized, Legal/Medical; Tags: , , ; No Comments

A hospital stay is usually stressful because we are worried about the diagnosis that brought us there in the first place. Now we need to add another layer of worry. So-called “preventable harm” incidents kill more than 1000 people a day. This is the third of three posts discussing ways to survive a hospital stay. […]

We Have Too Much Stuff – Time to Declutter!

Author: ; Published: Jul 4, 2014; Category: End-of-Life Planning, Getting Organized; Tags: , ; No Comments

According to Wikipedia, one in ten US households has a storage unit and we own the vast majority of the 58,000 facilities in the world. Australia has 1,000, there are 700 in the United Kingdom and 220 in France. Clearly Americans have too much stuff. And the vast majority of that stuff honestly doesn’t have […]

Want To Get Organized? Easy Hints Here!

Author: ; Published: Jun 29, 2014; Category: End-of-Life Planning, Getting Organized; Tags: ; No Comments

Suzanne: Hi Liz, thanks for meeting me today! For those who don’t know what a Professional Organizer does, can you tell us a little about how you work? Liz: Simply put, I increase your productivity while decreasing your stress! That means streamlining how you work, eliminating as many of the distractions as possible and helping […]

How to Create a Bucket List

Author: ; Published: Jun 24, 2014; Category: End-of-Life Planning; Tags: , ; No Comments

Creating a bucket list is an “exercise in forward thinking” according to the movie Bucket List with Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson (see the clip here). It’s an exercise everyone should try if only because it allows us to think big fantastical thoughts. Plus, according to the experts in this NY Times article, planning vacations […]