In this week’s Tuesday tip, Melissa Belliard, Living Peace Professional Organizer gives us a way to make paper filing a little bit easier using accordian files.
Many of our clients seek us out as a result of a major life change. Most are experiencing several big changes in a short period of time such as divorce, the death of a loved one, downsizing and relocating, unemployment or starting a new job, etc. Often these changes throw a person’s organizing systems into chaos adding to […]
At the beginning of 2016, I attended a yoga class where the instructor invited us to set an intention or goal for the new year. One thing she suggested was to choose a word or two to represent that intention. From that class, I came out with two words: Simplify and Beautify. My children are […]
In today’s Tuesday Tip, Melissa Belliard, Living Peace Professional Organizer shows us that even organizers have areas that need organizing! She takes us through what she started with, what she did and the end result as she organized her DVD collection.
Since our work as professional organizers often involves helping people declutter their bathrooms, it is common for us to find medications that are past their expiration date. In the past, we would have likely thrown them in the garbage or dumped them down the drain, but these days, the FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration) […]
In todays Tuesday Tip, Living Peace professional organizer Melissa Belliard talks about “Moving On” – a book that offers useful tips and discusses topics for us as we face our parents aging, having conversations, downsizing, and preserving special memories. Melissa touches on the resources, and checklists and highlights the lessons learned from others going through […]
In Part 1 of my series on how I reduced my wardrobe, I talked about the inspirations and readiness for this project. In Part 2, I shared logistics and how the process went for me. Now In Part 3 … So what has my wardrobe become and how does it feel now that some time has passed? It seems […]
In today’s Tuesday tip, Melissa Belliard, Living Peace Professional Organizer shares some quick tips on using compression bags when you pack for a trip. (Spoiler alert: Difficult to keep from the giggles and grins during filming and we forgot all about orientation!) Image: Erol Ahmed
In Part 1 of my series on how I reduced my wardrobe, I talked about the inspirations and readiness for this project. Now in Part 2, I will share logistics and how the process went for me. Once I decided to consciously and compassionately reduce my wardrobe, my analytical side kicked in to help out. This […]
I haven’t always been a Professional Organizer. Like many people, my career paths twisted from one area to another, from Environmental Science work into Human Resources into organizing and massage therapy. I spent 17 years in HR at the same company, and built up a lovely professional wardrobe over those years. When I decided to […]