Declutter Now: How To Organize Your Family in 7 Days
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Declutter Now: How To Organize Your Family in 7 Days

Learn how to finally get control over disorganization and clutter and permanently declutter your home today
4.1 (9 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
511 students enrolled
Last updated 2/2015
English
Price: $20
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Discover what Messyland is and why you are here.
  • The secrets of clutter and how to declutter your home fast
  • Learn how to identify what disorganization is and how it applies to you.
  • Discover that there are 7 Types of Disorganization
  • Learn what Situational Disorganization is and why it occurs.
  • Learn what Chronic Disorganization is and why it occurs.
  • Learn what Ancestral Disorganization is and why it occurs.
  • Learn what Depression Disorganization and why it occurs.
  • Learn what Too Much Stuff - Not Enough Space Disorganization is and why it occurs.
  • Learn what Dazed and Confused Disorganization is and why it occurs
  • Learn what Time Disorganization is and why it occurs.
  • Assess the 7 types of Disorganization and decide which type you are.
  • Learn how to Identify the cause of your disorganization
  • Learn about who and what contributes to the chaos in your home
  • Learning how time affects your ability to be organized
  • Learn why multitasking is actually doing you more harm than good.
  • Learn about the Disorganization Energy Equation
  • Learn how becoming organized saves you time and fattens your wallet!
  • Learn to assess the chaos in your home - whats working and whats not working for you.
  • Learn How and Why systems work - and how they will help change your life.
  • Learn how to let go of Emotional clutter with 7 easy steps
  • How to make the best use of storage and critiquing current storage faux pas.
  • Learn how to assign tasks and make the work load easier.
  • Learn what type of chores are appropriate for Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers.
  • Learn what type of chores are appropriate for Early and Late Primary School children
  • Learn what type of chores are appropriate for High School Age and Beyond.
  • Learn to effectively use Visual Aids, Chore Charts and Reminder programs to help move towards organization
  • Learn to create systems for everyone in your home
  • Learn how to steal time and help with daily upkeep
  • Learn how to take action and manage change
  • Learn to change your mindset and manage the family mess mindset
  • Learn how to get the family on board and motivate change
  • Learn how the 4 system split can help overhaul your home
  • Learn how to K.I.S.S Clutter goodbye - using our Keep it stored simply method
  • Learn how to identify when it's time to let items go.
  • Learn what to do now that you have all the tools to get organized!
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Requirements
  • You will need to know that your home needs help!
  • Willing family members is preferred
  • Be willing to say goodbye to clutter that is holding you back from an organized family
Description

Clutter and disorganization are the mortal enemies of any family. As your family grows, your time decreases, and the clutter piles up. The flow on effect from this is a house you are embarrassed of. Your children grow to accept the chaos as an inevitable part of life and create a legacy which is not something to be proud of. Meanwhile, the state of your home continues to drive you insane!

This course is designed to teach you how the problem of disorganization came to be, and how to quickly take back control and declutter your home without the stress and headaches.

Declutter Now: How To Organize Your Family in 7 Days will also teach you:

  • The 7 Types of Disorganization (including which ones your family has)
  • Decluttering Like A Pro: How To Identify Causes Of Guaranteed Chaos & Mayhem
  • Why Multitasking Kills Your Attempts at Organization (and actually encourage you to become more disorganized)
  • The Secret To Chore Assignment For All Age Groups (You'll be surprised to find what NOT to do)
  • A System That Makes Kids Enjoy Sorting, Organizing and Cleaning
  • How To Develop Your Own House Systems That Take The Guesswork Out Of Cleaning, Storage and Decluttering Each Room
  • Ways To Actually Save Money And Time While Organizing Your Home
  • How To Get Your Family Motivated Toward Change
  • What To Look For With Emotional Hoarding And Handle It Once And For All
  • And Much More!


Contents and Overview

This course was made for anyone who is sick and tired of having a messy or clutter-filled home. The only requirement for learning how to organize your home is your desire and commitment to put these decluttering tips and skills you learn into action (Don't worry, they are small and easy to digest steps).

This course also shows how to begin to change your mindset and break free of old habits which have previously led to failure when attempting to declutter. As you implement this training, your self-esteem will likely improve as you create a household you can be truly proud of, instead of surrendering to the overwhelm of clutter and disorganization.

Learn how to overcome the disorganization which has held you back; start to easily create organizational systems with these strategies and don't let this chance for change pass you by.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone wanting to get rid of clutter and declutter your home
  • Suited for people ready to get organization back into their lives
  • Suitable for those looking for a simple disorganization touch up or those that need the complete disorganization overhaul
  • Not for people who aren't willing to change their lives
  • A family is not required - as the lessons in this course can be applied to all homes
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 45 Lectures Collapse All 45 Lectures 01:28:08
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Assessment
13 Lectures 10:39

Introduction to How to Organize your Family in 7 Days

Preview 00:24

Discover what Messyland is and why you are here.

Preview 01:18

Learn how to identify what disorganization is and how it applies to you.

Preview 01:14

Discover that there is more to disorganization than just the word.

Preview 00:25

Learn what Situational Disorganization is and why it occurs.

Preview 00:44

Learn what Chronic Disorganization is and why it occurs.

Preview 00:50

Learn what Ancestral Disorganization is and why it occurs

Preview 01:05

Learn what Depression Disorganization and why it occurs.

Type 4 - Depression Disorganization
00:28

Learn what Too Much Stuff - Not Enough Space Disorganization is and why it occurs.

Type 5 - "Too Much Stuff, Not Enough Space" Disorganization
00:49

Learn what Dazed and Confused Disorganization is and why it occurs

Type 6 - Dazed and Confused Disorganization
00:46

Learn what Time Disorganization is and why it occurs.

Type 7 - Time Disorganization
00:39

Assess the 7 types of Disorganization and decide which type you are.

Where Do YOU Fit?
00:36

Quick Quiz to Help in the Assignment section of this course

Quick Quiz
01:21

Which Type Are You Quiz
1 question
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Assignment
21 Lectures 57:18

Learn how to Identify the cause of your disorganization

Identify The Cause
00:46

Learn about who and what contributes to the chaos in your home

What Is The Contributor?
02:04

Learning how time affects your ability to be organized

Time Factor
01:20

Learn why multitasking is actually doing you more harm than good.

Multitasking Mania
05:01

Multitasking Quiz
1 question

  • Learn about the Disorganization Energy Equation
    • Saving Energy VS Wasting Energy
      • How disorganization steals your time
      • How disorganization steals your energy
The Energy Equation
02:01

Learn how becoming organized saves you time and fattens your wallet!

Fattening Your Wallet
00:41

Learn to assess the chaos in your home - whats working and whats not working for you.

Critique Your Chaos
06:32

Learn How and Why systems work - and how they will help change your life.

Success With Systems
03:32

Learn how to let go of Emotional clutter with 7 easy steps

7 Ways To Let Go Of Emotional Clutter
00:34

  • Learn how to make better use of Photos, Artworks and Documents
  • Claim back space and make them a feature not a chore.
Photos, Artwork and Documents
06:18

  • Learn how to make better use of Books you no longer use.
  • Claim back space and make them a feature not a chore.
  • Learn how to teach your children the value of being able to let go.
  • Saving for their future.
Kids Rooms and Books
04:02

  • Learn how to make better use of Souvenirs and Heirlooms
    • Learn when it is time to let go and move on
  • Claim back space and make them a feature not a chore.
Souvenirs and Heirlooms
03:02

How to make the best use of storage and critiquing current storage faux pas.

Storage
02:44

Learn how to assign tasks and make the work load easier.

Section 3 Assignment
00:24

  • Age appropriate chore ideas
  • Sharing the housework throughout the individuals
Crazy About Chores
02:16

Learn what type of chores are appropriate for Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers.

Chore Assignment - Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers
01:43

Learn what type of chores are appropriate for Early and Late Primary School aged Children

Chore Assignment - Early and Late Primary School Age
02:16

Learn what type of chores are appropriate for High School aged Children and Beyond!

Chore Assignment - High School and Beyond
01:18

  • Visual Aids
    • Chore Lists
    • Daily Routines
    • Chore instructions - breakdown / step by step
  • Chore Apps / Rewards Charts for children
  • Reminder Tasks for Adults (ToDoist)
Now You See It.... DO IT!
05:47

  • No System is still a system
  • Food Lists
  • Washing baskets
Systems For Everyone
02:19

  • If you have a schedule change, find other ways to implement organization in to your day (IE: Sort paperwork while waiting for the kettle to boil, 5 minute sorting while waiting for items to cook etc)
  • Spend 5 minutes each night planning additional tasks for the next day
  • Daily routine that is simple and easy to follow
Working Organization Into Your Day
02:38
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Part Three: Action
6 Lectures 13:01

Learning how to take action and make a change

Section 4 Action
00:28

  • Changing your own mindset
  • Overhauling the family mess mindset
Changing Your Mindset
01:08

  • Getting the family on board and motivating change
One In... All In!
01:30

  • Keep - Things used on a daily basis or within the last 6 months
    • Going digital - Cutting down on paperwork by scanning documents and storing.
    • Seasonal Items - Storage - What can be placed in storage or out of sight?
    • Disconnecting from sentiment - Do you really need this? Can a photo or alternate memory device suffice?
  • Donate - Items unused 6 months + but too good to throw away
  • Purge - Items unused 6 months +, non sentimental, falling apart.
  • Fix - Items used within the last 6 months, sentimental Value, broken but easily fixed.
The 4 Lots
01:35

  • Learn how to Kiss clutter goodbye.
  • KISS - Keeping it simply Stored.
How To KISS Clutter Goodbye
04:59

  • Learn how to identify when it's time to let items go.
How To Know When It Is Time To Let It Go
03:21
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Conclusion
2 Lectures 02:55

Learn what to do now that you have all the tools to get organized!

What Now?
01:55

  • Feel free to send us your suggestions.
  • With your feedback, we can constantly improve and update our courses.
  • Thank you for your time.
Please Send Us Your Suggestions!
01:00
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About the Instructor
Discovering How
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Life Change Specialists

Discovering-How consists of a team of three highly qualified life change specialists.

Andrew Power has over a decade of experience working in mental health and in the fields of business and personal excellence and has helped many clients build six-figure businesses. Author of three books, he considers himself a professional student of life.

Kali Power with a background in life coaching and relationship building helps others to reconnect in times with their authentic selves. Author of one book, she continues to help others' where they most need it.

Geoff Walker brings with him a wealth of experience as both a health specialist and a trainer. He has contributed heavily to the development and growth of the physical health industry in Australia, and continues to teach aspects of physiology and anatomy.

With multiple qualifications in areas of physical health, cognitive therapy, clinical hypnotherapy, life coaching and counselling, business and marketing, you can be assured that the training on offer will teach you the skills without the excess fluff that has become too frequent in today's time-starved society.

Andrew Power
4.1 Average rating
9 Reviews
511 Students
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Life Strategist

3-time published author and former therapist to Australian celebrity sportspeople.

Andrew has dedicated his life to helping others to grow and reach new levels of excellence within their business and personal lives.

Is there an area you want to excel in? Contact Andrew and he may even consider creating a course to help many others just like you.