About Jean Marie Herron

Jean Marie Herron is organized both in and outside her profession. When she is not playing the role of Certified Professional Organizer® with POSSE, or Business Development Manager for The Junkluggers, she can be found dancing Hustle, West Coast Swing and Two Step. Additionally, living on the border of New Jersey and New York, she enjoys all the hiking opportunities of the local State Parks.

Packing Cubes Are a Fantastic Way to SSPOE…

Do you remember my organizing methodology: Sort, Select, Purge, Organize and Equalize? (SSPOE for short.) Well, sorting is the first step in getting organized. So this summer, I'm recommending travel cubes for your luggage, hotel room, tent, RV, etc. This way all your packed clothing and toiletries will remain in "categories" helping you know where everything is in your suitcase, [...]


Who Said Mothers Have to Know Where Everything Is?

It's like an unwritten rule that mothers are supposed to know where everything "lives" in a home. Did/do you feel that way? There have been so many times in my life that I have heard these similar kinds of questions: Mom, where did you put my _____? Mom, have you seen my ______? Mom, do you know where my _____ [...]


❤️ Love Your Boundaries

In the world of self-help and self-care, the term "boundaries" is often used as a personal tool. I think of boundaries as life jackets used for saving sanity in what can sometimes be the rough ocean of life. These boundaries we build for ourselves can be extremely transforming if one is looking for a sea change. The idea of personal [...]


A Holiday Thought/Gift for You

Giving yourself the gift of time is just as important as giving gifts to others this holiday season (which hopefully includes your time with them as well...). Without adding time for ourselves to decompress, we subtract from our own quality of "the most wonderful time of the year" and turn into grinches. Personally, I love the week between Christmas and [...]


Come Smell the Gratitude and Maybe Keep a Journal

I'm not sure if this counts as being organized or not, but every morning I try to write in my gratitude journal. I do personally feel this is productive for our minds and spirits. It also helps warm my heart when the weather turns cold and grey. The other morning I wrote the word "grateful" vertically and came up with [...]


How Artificial Intelligence Might Help with Back to School & Workplace Productivity

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about Artificial Intelligence (AI) lately. And with the recent launch at the end of 2022 of the innovative platform called ChatGPT a new type of technology (generative AI) is exploding! It might make you wonder what it’s all about and how this technology can be applied in your life. Artificial Intelligence is a broad term that encompasses [...]


Summer Travel Tips from a Pro

Here are some of the best summer travel tips to make the most of your adventures: Plan ahead: This is a big one. Summer is a popular travel time, so make sure you book flights, accommodations, and activities in advance to avoid disappointment. Pack Light:  Summer travel means packing light. It's hot and sweaty, so you'll want to bring comfy [...]


The Vital 4’s… Before You Go Away and Everyday

I've always tried to be a positive person and I've always been a planner as well. I believe the more we age, the more we realize we can't control what happens in life and when things happen. I'm a "Hope for the best and plan for the worst" kind of gal. Sorry, but that is my truth. My guest contributor [...]

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