Zen & the Art of Life Management

Tea & the Art of Life Management from jesse jacobs on Vimeo. While long, this video is well worth the time. Listen to Tim Ferriss (author of The Four Hour Work Week and his Lifestyle Design Blog) and Leo Babauta (author of Zen to Done and the Zen Habits Blog) along with Susan O’Connell (San […]

An Organizer Buddy: 6 Reasons NOT to Organize Alone

Whether you’re reorganizing your kitchen, garage, clothes closet, or filing system, having someone there to help you get it done can be invaluable. No matter whether that person is a professional organizer, a neighbor, or your best friend, consider these benefits to finding your organizer buddy. Finish Faster -with 2 people working you’ll be done […]

Endings: Gateways to new beginnings

A networking friend and connection of ours recently wrote this excellent and insightful article about her own experience with managing her current life transitions. I thought many of you would enjoy it.  – Erin Elizabeth Wells   By Gail Kauranen Jones  “In my end is my beginning.” –T.S. Eliot I am about to embark on […]

What do “Organizing” and “Nourishing” have in common?

The title of my most recent presentation is “Nourishing Home, Peaceful Life,” and I’m sure there are a few people out there wondering whether I’ve gone on a health food kick or something. The answer is No. My favorite foods still have far more fat and sugar in them than any respectable dietician would approve. […]

Never Underestimate the Power of a Simple Solution

I love when we can discover a simple solution to resolve a client’s challenge.Recently, my staff member Amy and I were meeting for an Initial Consultation with a new client. This client had several GREAT systems and overall was very functional with primarily her storage zones needing TLC. What was a joy was discovering that […]

Welcome to Living Peace Tuesday Tips!

We’re delighted to introduce our: Living Peace “Tuesday Tips.” We are starting a series of short videos to provide you with home organizing, office organizing, and time management ideas and insights. Our Professional Organizing staff members will be offering their great organizing tips, product reviews, and insights about how to organize your life. To see […]

Tolerations- What’s Draining You?

The plug in my bathroom sink is broken. You know… that round silver thing in the bottom that allows you to plug the drain. It stays closed by default and will no longer magically lift when I pull on the lever behind the faucet. This unhappy fact become true a few weeks ago after several […]

Task Management- Planning AND Spontaneity

Have you ever had one of those days when the world aligned and you managed to find time and energy for tasks you had never planned to do that day? That has been my day today. It started out as what my Living Peace colleague Susan would call “Money Monday” i.e. paying bills, running payroll, […]