Announcements

Judith Kolberg has been invited to conduct a course for China Professional Life Organizing in Bejing (PLO). Course and date TBA.

Kolberg will present at the Seoul, Korea conference of the Korea Association of Professional Organizers. Presentation title and date to be announced.

SaneBrains, a podcast for those who think and organize differently or who are chronically disorganized led by Judith Kolberg and Maureen Nolan is ready for easy listening
SaneBrains: A Podcast with Maureen Nolan, LPAC and Judith Kolberg

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Upcoming Events

 2019

February

Publication
Squall Press is pleased to announce the publication of Dementia of the Mind But Not of the Heart: A Caregiver’s Journey, by Eugene Vezina. The book chronicles the journey of Kay, Gene’s wife who is afflicted with Alzheimer’s, and Gene, her caregiver. While Kay experiences dementia of the mind, expressions shine through straight from her heart and this is the key message of the book. It is a joyous celebration of the strength of marriage and faith through a sometimes frightening and sad journey. The book’s advice is useful for anyone contending with Alzheimer’s but especially for older men like Eugene, the author, who find themselves in the caregiver role. To order, go to squallpress.net

Radio Guest
Judith Kolberg will be a guest on ADHD Support Talk Radio on Feb. 12 at 10 am on the topic of the No Interruption Zone with Lynne Edris of ADD Coaching Advantage (coachingADDvantages.com)  and Tara McGillicuddy (taramcgillicuddy.com) To tune in go to adhadsupporttalk.com

Publication
Squall Press is pleased to announce the publication Opgeruimd Leven Met ADHD, the Dutch edition of ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life, 2nd edition available at squallpress.net. To order, Google Uitgeverij Nieuwezijds, the Dutch publisher.

Podcast
Judith Kolberg with Maureen Nolan (maureennolan.net) are the co-leaders of SaneBrains, a podcast for those who think and organize differently or who are chronically disorganized. To listen, go to https://soundcloud.com/sanebrains

Publication
Squall Press is pleased to announce the Spanish edition of Conquering Chronic Disorganization. To order Conquistando La Desorganizacion Cronica click here:  https://amzn.to/2QmaM37

March

Instructor
NAPO University has contracted with Judith Kolberg to be an instructor for their Household Management Certificate program. She will be conducting a virtual class called Home Disaster Preparedness. For more information about NAPO University, go to https://www.pathlms.com/napo.

Attendee
Judith Kolberg of FileHeads Professional Organizers (fileheads.net) and Squall Press (squallpress.net) will be attending the Georgia chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers Annual Business meeting (members only) on March 12. To learn more about becoming a professional organizer or productivity consultant in Georgia, go to ganapo.net.

Committee
Kolberg is a member of the Information and Research Committee (IRC) of NAPO. The IRC is responsible for the oversight, communication and collaboration of activities related to the collection, analysis, dissemination and storage of industry research, information and data. Their next meeting is March 18. If you are a NAPO member interested in research or statistics contact the IRC at https://point.napo.net/communities

Podcast
Judith Kolberg with Maureen Nolan (maureennolan.net) are the co-leaders of SaneBrains, a podcast for those who think and organize differently or who are chronically disorganized. To listen, go to https://soundcloud.com/sanebrains

Conference
The Association of Professional Declutterers and Organisers (APDO) will hold their 2019 Conference in London, England on March 19-20. For more information about the conference go to the Association of Professional Declutterers and Organisers

April

Conference
The National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals will hold their annual conference on April 4-7 at Fort Worth, Texas. For more information go to https://www.napo.net/page/NAPO2019.

Podcast
Judith Kolberg with Maureen Nolan (maureennolan.net) are the co-leaders of SaneBrains, a podcast for those who think and organize differently or who are chronically disorganized. To listen, go to https://soundcloud.com/sanebrains

May

Presenter
WomonWrites holds its Spring conference May 16-18. It is a lesbian-only writers’ conference. Kolberg will be giving a workshop on writing prescriptive non-fiction, otherwise known as How To and Self-Help books. For more information, go to https://womonwrites.wordpress.com/  

Guest Columnist
ADDitude Magazine (additudemag.com) will publish an article by guest columnist, Judith Kolberg, called “The No Interruption Zone”.  Texts, calls, emails, alerts, notifications, beeps, pings, tweets and other assorted messaging can be disruptive to the task-at-hand or bump that train-of-thought right off the track. Non-ADDers can bounce-back from an interruption with ease, pick up right where they left off and get things done. ADDers? Not so much. Read about the four times to head for a No Interruption Zone and where you might find them.

Podcast
Judith Kolberg with Maureen Nolan (maureennolan.net) are the co-leaders of SaneBrains, a podcast for those who think and organize differently or who are chronically disorganized. To listen, go to https://soundcloud.com/sanebrains

June

Teleclasses
In celebration of its 30th Anniversary, FileHeads Professional Organizers (fileheads.net)  will be sponsoring a series of teleclasses called Judith Kolberg’s Greatest Hits including Organizing Dead People©, Self-Talks – What to Say To Yourself to Gain Great Focus©, Chronic Disorganization in the Digital Age©, Can You Mitigate the Slide from Chronic Disorganization to Hoarding?©, The Family Technology Policy©, Creating No Interruption Zones©, Home Disaster Preparedness©, and Working Memory Prostheses©. Stay tuned for more information!

Podcast
Judith Kolberg with Maureen Nolan (maureennolan.net) are the co-leaders of SaneBrains, a podcast for those who think and organize differently or who are chronically disorganized. To listen, go to https://soundcloud.com/sanebrains

July

EBooks
In celebration of its 30th Anniversary, FileHeads Professional Organizers (fileheads.net)  will be sponsoring a series of ebooks called Judith Kolberg’s Greatest Hits including Organizing Dead People©, Self-Talks – What to Say To Yourself to Gain Great Focus©, Chronic Disorganization in the Digital Age©, Can You Mitigate the Slide from Chronic Disorganization to Hoarding?©, The Family Technology Policy©, Creating No Interruption Zones©, Home Disaster Preparedness©, and Working Memory Prostheses©. Stay tuned for more information!

Podcast
Judith Kolberg with Maureen Nolan (maureennolan.net) are the co-leaders of SaneBrains, a podcast for those who think and organize differently or who are chronically disorganized. To listen, go to https://soundcloud.com/sanebrains

August

Conference
The Institute of Professional Organisers (IOPO) will be holding their Annual Conference 2019 in Melbourne, Australia on August 29-30, 2019. For more information about the conference go to The Institute of Professional Organisers

Podcast
Judith Kolberg with Maureen Nolan (maureennolan.net) are the co-leaders of SaneBrains, a podcast for those who think and organize differently or who are chronically disorganized. To listen, go to https://soundcloud.com/sanebrains

September

Conference Attendee
Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD) will be holding its annual conference on Sept. 19-21 in Orlando, Florida, featuring  David Ekerdt- “Confronting the Material Convoy in Later Life”,  Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA- “ADHD Beyond the Basics: Deeper Knowledge Makes You More Effective”, Roberto Olivardia Ph.D.  – “Obsessed and Distracted and Impulsive, OH MY!”, Dr. Catherine Roster and Deacon Joseph Ferrari, Ph.D. – “Delaying the Decision to Dispose: Research on Procrastination and Clutter”, Luciana Randall  – “Autism: Ways to Work with an Overloaded Brain”, and Dr. Stephanie Sarkis – “High-Functioning Clients Need Extra Help Too: Executive Functions and When to Refer.” Judith Kolberg, the founder of the National Study Group on Chronic Disorganization, the precursor to the ICD, will be in attendance.

For more information, go to challengingdisorganization.org.

Podcast
Judith Kolberg with Maureen Nolan (maureennolan.net) are the co-leaders of SaneBrains, a podcast for those who think and organize differently or who are chronically disorganized. To listen, go to https://soundcloud.com/sanebrains

October

Instructor – Foreign Engagement
Judith Kolberg, the keynote speaker at the 2018 Japan Association of Life Organizers, networked with organizers from China. She has been invited to conduct a course for China Professional Life Organizing in Bejing (PLO). Course and date TBA.

Presenter – Foreign Engagement
Kolberg will present at the Seoul, Korea conference of the Korea Association of Professional Organizers. Presentation title and date to be announced.

Podcast
Judith Kolberg with Maureen Nolan (maureennolan.net) are the co-leaders of SaneBrains, a podcast for those who think and organize differently or who are chronically disorganized. To listen, go to https://soundcloud.com/sanebrains

November

Conference
The Professional Organizers in Canada (POC) will be holding their annual conference in Toronto, Ontario on November 7-9. For more information about the conference, go to Professional Organizers in Canada (POC) Conference

Book Seller
Squall Press will sell books at the 2019 annual International Conference on ADHD to be held in Philadelphia on November 7-9. To learn more about the conference go to 2019 annual international conference on adhd.

Podcast
Judith Kolberg with Maureen Nolan (maureennolan.net) are the co-leaders of SaneBrains, a podcast for those who think and organize differently or who are chronically disorganized. To listen go to https://soundcloud.com/sanebrains

December

Podcast
Judith Kolberg with Maureen Nolan (maureennolan.net) are the co-leaders of SaneBrains, a podcast for those who think and organize differently or who are chronically disorganized. To listen, go to https://soundcloud.com/sanebrains

 

New Book & Magazine Publications

January: Squall Press is pleased to announce the publication of Dementia of the Mind But Not of the Heart: A Caregiver’s Journey, by Eugene Vezina. The book chronicles the journey of Kay, Gene’s wife who is afflicted with Alzheimer’s, and Gene, her caregiver. While Kay experiences dementia of the mind, expressions shine through straight from her heart and this is the key message of the book. It is a joyous celebration of the strength of marriage and faith through a sometimes frightening and sad journey. The book’s advice is useful for anyone contending with Alzheimer’s but especially for older men like Eugene, the author, who find themselves in the caregiver role. To order, go to squallpress.net

January: Squall Press is pleased to announce the publication Opgeruimd Leven Met ADHD, the Dutch edition of ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life, 2nd edition available at squallpress.net. To order, Google Uitgeverij Nieuwezijds, the Dutch publisher.

January: Squall Press is pleased to announce the Spanish edition of Conquering Chronic Disorganization. To order Conquistando La Desorganizacion Cronica click here:  https://amzn.to/2QmaM37

April: ADDitude Magazine (additudemag.com) will publish an article by guest columnist, Judith Kolberg, called “The No Interruption Zone”.  Texts, calls, emails, alerts, notifications, beeps, pings, tweets and other assorted messaging can be disruptive to the task-at-hand or bump that train-of-thought right off the track. Non-ADDers can bounce-back from an interruption with ease, pick up right where they left off and get things done. ADDers? Not so much. Read about the four times to head for a No Interruption Zone and where you might find them.

June: In celebration of its 30th Anniversary, FileHeads Professional Organizers (fileheads.net)  will be sponsoring a series of ebooks called Judith Kolberg’s Greatest Hits including Organizing Dead People©, Self-Talks – What to Say To Yourself to Gain Great Focus©, Chronic Disorganization in the Digital Age©, Can You Mitigate the Slide from Chronic Disorganization to Hoarding?©, The Family Technology Policy©, Creating No Interruption Zones©, Home Disaster Preparedness©, and Working Memory Prostheses©. Stay tuned for more information!

Japanese Association of Life Organizers Conference

December:  Judith Kolberg has been invited to be one of the keynote speakers 10th Anniversary conference of the Japanese Association of Life Organizers. For more information, go to jalo.jp.