10 Tips for Organizing with ADHD

ADHD can present challenges when it comes to getting and staying organized. Whether you are downsizing, going through menopause, away at college, or helping a kid with ADHD get organized, it’s important to work with ADHD  – and not against it – to organize your life. Here are 10 tips for organizing with ADHD: Set […]

5 Ways Organizing Helps Mental Health

Did you know that May is Mental Health Awareness Month? We are going to take this month to focus on how organizing helps mental health. Decluttering and being organized can have a significant positive impact on mental health. Here are 5 ways organizing helps mental health: Organizing reduces stress and anxiety… Clutter and disorganization create […]

Make Sustainable Fashion Your Fashion Statement

When working with our clients on organizing their closets, we seek to educate them on fashion sustainability. The majority of people only use about 20% of the clothes in their closets. It’s not just about having organized closets, but about making informed decisions about fashion choices and their affect on the environment. Whether they have […]

It’s Get Organized Month!

Do you want to be organized this year? Believe it or not, this involves planning and small conscious decisions-not drastic changes. Taking the time now, during the month of January, to plan how you are going to get and stay organized will make all the difference in the world and set you up for a […]

Generational Clutter – What it is and How to Stop it

Are you weighed down with clutter that has been passed on to you and are hoping to make changes to prevent this situation for future generations? The holidays are often spent with family and can provide opportunities for you to clarify these boundaries and encourage others to do the same. It is during these family […]

How to Prepare for the BIG Move: Plan for an Organized Move

Stacked packed boxes in front of window

Originally posted on Commonwealth Senior Living’s blog, here is how we recommend you prepare and plan for an organized move: Moving to a new home will always feel a little stressful, especially when leaving a family home filled with decades worth of memories and possessions. Luckily, the moving process itself doesn’t have to be chaotic or […]

Stop Moving and Losing: An Organizer’s Guide to Saving Money When You Move

Learn how a professional organizer plans a move and the steps they take when packing, and unpacking. It’s time to stop moving and losing and it’s time to start saving money when you move! Declutter unneeded items before the move. Look, we get it. There’s SO MUCH happening before a move. The last thing you […]

Get Organized With Our Furry Superhero!

Abundance Organizing is made up of a team of animal lovers. All of us have pets of our own. We speak about our pets as if they are just another family member. We are all aware of the benefits of having a pet because we experience first-hand the joy that they bring to us. None […]

The Surprising Dos and Don’ts of Food Donations

When we help our clients organize their kitchens and pantries, we are often asked to facilitate donations as part of our organizing and downsizing services. These donations often include excess or unwanted food. When members of our Richmond team donated hours at our local food bank over the summer, we gained many insights from being […]

A Professional Organizer’s Guide to Boosting Productivity While Working from Home

Join us on October 8th, 2020 at 11:30am for a lunch and learn hosted by NAWBO Richmond with Mindy Godding of Abundance Organizing. Many professionals have been forced to carve out work spaces in our home environments. In many cases, these work areas can feel less-than-ideal. Based on current trends, distributed workforces are here to […]

FREE Facebook LIVE Event With Mindy Godding Hosted by AARP

Are you overwhelmed with the clutter in your life? Are you concerned about downsizing a loved one because of the amount of clutter they have? How do you start the conversation about downsizing and decluttering? What if the family doesn’t want the stuff? Should you hire a professional organizer? All these questions and more will […]

In Every Closet, There’s A Story

organized closet with hanging dresses

This recent article about an organized closet being displayed at the Met has me thinking a lot. Can an organized closet be captivating enough that others will want to see it in a museum? I am not sure of the answer, but I do know that this concept could be helpful to our clients. Under every […]