Before and After: A Front Closet Makeover
Why It’s So Hard to Keep an Entry Closet Neat“When people walk into their houses, they enter a comfort zone,” says Fugen Neziroglu, Ph.D., clinical director of the Bio Behavioral Institute, in Great Neck, New York, and a coauthor of Overcoming Compulsive Hoarding: Why You Save & How You Can Stop (New Harbinger Publications, $16, amazon.com). “Work is over and done with, and your immediate reaction is to let go of everything from the outside world. And that includes the things you’ve been schlepping throughout the day.”
So what can Sonya and the rest of us do to keep the entry area clear of junk mail, shopping bags, and other random goodies? Neziroglu suggests that just before you step into your home, you take stock of what you’re carrying and create a mental list of where you’ll stash each item. Then immediately go to the proper places to drop them off. If you know exactly what needs to go where beforehand, it’s easier to keep your organization in check. The key is to execute the plan right away. Putting it off lands you on the slippery slope to a closet full of phone books.
Next: Happy Sonya
Most Popular Galleries
“Do you find half-filled cups, glasses, and mugs throughout your house at the end of each day? If the kitchen clutter is driving you up the wall, consider creating a designated spot for the...”
It may still be colder than a winter’s bone outside, but that doesn’t mean we’re...
from The Nest Blog » house & home
A Brooklyn tattoo artist sparked controversy this week after posting a picture ...
Let's go over the biggest nail trends from Fashion Month - Beauty Waste no...
from POPSUGAR Home
Ottolenghi is a lucky man. Read more: Tastemakers , Ottolenghi ...
from Tastepartner on The Huffington Post
from HuffPost Home - The Huffington Post
Earth tones are rich, warm colors, comfortable to be around. Equally suited t...