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Young Adults and Addiction: The Benefits of Inpatient Care

For many young people, drug use and experimentation is a rite of passage of sorts. However, experimenting with drugs and alcohol is far from harmless, and can often result in lifelong...

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Peter Walsh

Design professional and star of TLC's Clean Sweep

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Meryl Starr

Organizing expert, author and personal consultant

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Eliminate Chaos: The 10-Step Process to Organize Your Home and Life

Eliminate Chaos provides readers with a user-friendly system for organizing each room of the house with a 10-step system, from the bedrooms to the pantry to the bathroom and closets.
Posted: 11/08/2007 04:34 PM EST more »


Getting Organized: Learning How to Focus, Organize and Prioritize

Read about the six major causes of chaos and disorder with simple information on how to manage habits and restore order to daily life.
Posted: 11/08/2007 04:23 PM EST more »


Houseworks: Cut the Clutter, Speed Your Cleaning and Calm the Chaos

Ewer teaches how to de-clutter, organize and clean everything in your home, with easy-to-remember tips for every job from organizing and maintaining a clean bathroom, to folding laundry and sorting household paperwork.
Posted: 11/08/2007 04:27 PM EST more »


How to Be Organized in Spite of Yourself: Time and Space Management That Works With Your Personal Style

After recognizing that one organizational system isn’t right for everyone, these two authors wrote How to Be Organized in Spite of Yourself to help every individual find the right organizational path to suit his or her lifestyle. They break the process down with 10 systems to match various personality types.
Posted: 11/08/2007 04:40 PM EST more »


How to Organize (Just About) Everything: More Than 500 Step-by-Step Instructions for Everything from Organizing Your Closets to Planning a Wedding to Creating a Flawless Filing System

De-cluttering and organizing expert Walsh offers a list for organizing and planning 501 various situations—from organizing a home to planning how to restore order to your finances and, yes, even how to fend off pirates.  
Posted: 11/08/2007 04:45 PM EST more »


Making Peace with the Things in Your Life: Why Your Papers, Books, Clothes, and Other Possessions Keep Overwhelming You and What to Do About It

Find information on how to organize your possessions and fit them neatly into your life. Making Peace with the Things in Your Life teaches readers how to eliminate anxiety, fear and the feeling of being overwhelmed by possessions.
Posted: 11/08/2007 04:29 PM EST more »


Organize It!: How to Declutter Every Nook and Cranny in and Outside Your Home

Identify the trouble spots in your home and learn how to organize them in this thorough guide that leaves no area of the home untouched.
Posted: 11/08/2007 04:30 PM EST more »