“Simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being. Patient with both friends and enemies, you accord with the way things are. Compassionate toward yourself, you reconcile all beings in the world.” ~Lao Tzu Every moment of your day, you have the opportunity […]
In today’s Tuesday tip, Living Peace Professional Organizer Sara Valverde walks us through a short sitting exercise that will relax and refresh us. Give yourself a few minutes to get present, relax your body, refresh your mind, gain focus and improve your productivity.
Do you have a general sense of overwhelm? Does it show up as never having enough time? Or do you feel like you’re losing your mental clarity? Do you just have too much stuff? Maybe your organizing goals aren’t as lofty as becoming a minimalist, but there are three principles you can borrow from this […]
In today’s Tuesday tip, Sara Valverde, Living Peace professional organizer asks us a key question: “Where do your organizing habits come from? In this brief video, she gives us a few tools to help us identify and understand what may be some of the root causes for our disorganization. She then gives us tools that we can add […]
To dive a little deeper into my experience living a minimalist lifestyle, I would like to share three pieces of advice – three life changing lessons I learned in a few areas of my life that I found I was pleasantly surprised to develop over the past year and a half as a minimalist. 1. […]
In parts I and II of my Liveaboard Life blog series, I shared how living with less helps me live in alignment with my values, and how living with less constantly reminds me of how much I have. In this post, I want to talk more about minimalism, because it´s trendy right now. Even though […]
In Part I of my Liveaboard Life series, I shared how refreshing it is to not have stuff from my past weighing me down, as well as how living with what I only love and need in my beloved sailboat supports me in living by my values. In this post, I´m going to dive deeper […]
In today’s Tuesday Tip, Living Peace Professional Organizer, Sara Valverde offers useful tips and talks about the benefits of downsizing your book collection.
I was beyond ready. I was so ready to be rid of all my belongings that were imprinted with my past – my past jobs, my past relationships, my past me. Every time I looked at my loveseat, for instance, it reminded me of my beloved cat Fluffy who had been by my side through my […]
Most of us make a holiday gift list. We may even write down what gift to buy. If you take this to-do list a step further, you´ll see how much easier and (dare I say enjoyable?) the holiday gift-buying experience can be. For year’s I used to just keep it all in my head, like […]