Should post secondary students use storage in the summer months?

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College and university are almost wrapped up if not already for most post-secondary students. If you are a post-secondary student or have a child or children who are, you may be wondering what you’re going to do with all their stuff. The next couple of months don’t need to be cramped or overcrowded. Read on to find out more about how storage can work for you and your family.

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The Most Common Time Wasting Activities In Your Day

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It’s no secret that we all waste time in a day, but how much time we waste may be a real shock if you were to sit down and calculate it out. Have you taken an inventory of the things you do in a day that waste the most time? We decided to compile a list of some of the most common time wasters people struggle with daily.

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5 Ideas for a Clutter Free Space

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Ready to take the plunge to a clutter-free lifestyle? It’s not as hard as you might think! With the right tools, and attitude adopting this popular new life can be incredibly rewarding and relaxing too. To turn your home into a clutter-free space you may be wondering where to start. These ten straightforward and simple tips will help you take a step in the right direction to leave the clutter behind for good.

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Benefits of Downsizing Your Home

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As we spend years in the same place we all tend to gather more stuff.  While some people are more sentimental than others, some like to collect and some end up with more duplicate items than others,  we can all benefit from downsizing our homes at certain times of our lives. When you reach a point in your life when you are ready to say goodbye to cleaning gutters, mowing the lawn, shoveling endless amount of snow or spending hours cleaning downsizing just makes sense.

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What does your clutter say about you?

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On the outside, clutter looks like piles of paperwork or clothing, double utensils, and more. Most of us look at clutter for its physical properties but not so much it’s mental ones. Have you ever given any thought to what your clutter means or what it says about you? Take a look at these points to take a closer look at what your clutter says about you.

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Make a Great Impression at Work with These 5 Tips

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How significant do you believe first impressions are? We believe they are everything and on top of that, the impression you leave on others in the workplace will follow you through your entire career. So, how can you be sure you’re leaving a positive mark on others? These five tips ensure you’ll be making only the best impression.

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5 Rules to Help You Tackle Clutter This Spring

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Spring is just around the corner (hopefully!) here in Calgary which means many people are starting to get spring fever and geared up to tackle their spring cleaning. Spring is such a refreshing time of the year and an important time to remember that physical clutter creates mental clutter-something nobody wants.

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Three Common Reasons for Clutter in the Workplace

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When you look at your workspace what do you see? Are there papers piled up waiting to be filed or sticky notes all over your monitor? Maybe there is a coffee cup that needs to be washed or an overflowing garbage? After you look around, think about how you feel when you have to take a phone call that requires your full attention or complete a stressful project on a tight timeline. Would you be able to focus on your environment or not?

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Ten Tips for Downsizing Your Space

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Time to downsize to a smaller home? Maybe you are ready to retire and take advantage of less square footage and maintenance. These ten tips will make downsizing simple for you, or your loved ones.

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The Affect of Clutter on Your Brain

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Clutter can have a major impact on your brain in ways that many of us don’t even realize. No one is immune to the stress brought on by living in a cluttered space, but it’s never too late to take back control! These three benefits are some awesome motivation to clear the clutter for a better life.

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