How do you compare? Check out these organizing statistics.

Did you know that 36% of respondents think their home is disorganized and 85% of respondents would save up to an hour a day if they were more organized?  NAPO teamed up with to poll Americans on disorganization.  Click here to see where you fall on stats such as what percentage of those who hired a professional organizer did so to have a less stressful home. 

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Office Organizing Expert Kacy Paide loves to do what most people hate: organize offices & paper.

She works with folks who are desperate for a more functional, more beautiful, more inspiring office. Kacy has been a Professional Organizer since 2001 and has worked with over 500 clients. Call her crazy, but she loves a good mess and wants to fix yours. Learn her time-tested solutions in her eBook, The Inspired Office: Organize Your Life One Paper at a Time. Based in Silver Spring, MD, Kacy is nationally available for consulting & speaking.

Minimalism Video Tutorial 1: The Black & White Dress

Just because I'm an organizer doesn't mean that I also don't have to work hard at staying organized, or more specifically: minimal.  I've got the one thing in, one thing out rule down pat.  I only own a handful of pens and pencils and I'm practically paperless.  I want a home though that isn't just neat, but looks like the whitewashed, sparse, organic heaven that I see in design blogs.

I don't just want to walk the walk.  I want my home to be a shrine to it.  In order to achieve minimalism Nirvana, I've got to keep digging, which means taking a look at the things I love that I haven't used in years.  This is going to take discipline.  I'm down to the hard stuff.

I've started a series of minimalism tutorial videos, walking you though each item I'm parting with. You'll learn why I held onto it for so long and why I'm finally able to let it go.  My hope is that it inspires you to do the same!  New videos will be posted weekly, so subscribe to my YouTube channel to catch them all (use the link below the video).

Here is Video 1: The Black & White Dress 

About 25% of me already regrets sending this cute little staple to the thrift store, but it's gone and I'm moving on.

Please share with me in the comments which items you'll donate after watching!

Subscribe to my YouTube channel to catch more tutorials as they are released each week.