Stop Distractions

Stop Catalogs

Eliminate unwanted catalogs.

Direct Marketing Association

Sign up to reduce the amount of catalogs, magazine offers, and other unsolicited mail clogging your mailbox.

Do Not Call

The National Do Not Call Registry puts consumers in charge of the telemarketing calls they get at home. The Federal government created the national registry to make it easier and free for you to stop getting telemarketing calls you don’t want.

Protect My Identity

Federal Trade Commission

Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the U.S. If you do have an incident occur, or would just like additional information, go here. (One of my favorite handouts is Take Charge – Fighting Back Against Identity Theft.)

Declutter

The Container Store

Just remember be careful not to purchase what you don’t need!

The Princess Project

An organization which provides formal dresses and accessories to girls in the Bay Area who are unable to buy them for prom.

Save Time

TIP

Take a photo/copy of the contents of your wallet or purse. If lost or stolen, you will have the contents and contact phone numbers available.

Freecycle

The Freecycle Network is a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns. It’s all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills.