I admit it, I’m a fan of reading memoirs about positive changes in people’s lives. Whether it’s about weight loss, finding themselves again after a major life downfall, or decluttering, I love reading about their process and how they motivated themselves to move forward. It’s usually never a linear progress, but more often one step […]
The first week of August is national Simplify Your Life week. As a Professional Organizer, this is music to my ears! Since most of us could probably afford to simplify our lives, here are some suggestions to try out. Even if you just do it for that week, wouldn’t it be a fun experiment? Maybe […]
In today’s Tuesday tip, Melissa Belliard, Living Peace Professional Organizer talks about how important it is to build in rewards for ourselves as we go through the process of organizing and offers some suggestions as you work through your organizing projects.
Awhile back at a Living Peace staff meeting, we were discussing books that had changed our lives or had a big impact in some way. For me, that book was Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy, by Sarah Ban Breathnach. It was published in 1995 (I can’t believe it’s been over 20 years!), […]
In today’s Tuesday tip, we share a little about the organizers that make up Living Peace Professional Organizing. Get to Know Us in these brief interviews that highlight best tips for organizing that we personally use, what are some of the things we love about organizing, types of organizing projects we love, bloopers and even […]
When you move into a new home, trying to figure out how to organize a completely new space can feel overwhelming. One area that will immediately be utilized is the kitchen. Here are some things to keep in mind as you plan out the new space: How does it compare in size and similarity to […]
One space in our homes that can be challenging to organize and make the most of is underneath the kitchen and bathroom sinks. These areas tend to be dirtier and wetter than most cabinets since it is usually exposed to the plumbing and the wall or floor behind it. We usually suggest not storing things […]
Screen-Free Week is May 1-7, 2017 What is it? “Screen-Free Week is an annual, international celebration when families, schools, and communities swap digital entertainment for the joys of life beyond the screen. Instead of watching TV, surfing the web, or playing with apps and video games, they read, play, think, create, get active, and spend more […]
In today’s Tuesday tip, Melissa Belliard and her partner James, an avid racing cyclist, share tips on organizing and maximizing space when storing your bicycles.
“Could you live in an apartment with 90 square feet of floor space, the area approximately the same as a Honda Accord? Could you do it for five years? And could you be happy? Felice Cohen could. And she was. Her YouTube video of her astonishing use of space went viral with millions of hits.” As […]