Honor the Memories, Not the Stuff

Attic’s packed to the gills.  Garages and basements loaded with boxes.  It’s all part of the age-old dilemma of what to do with all of our stuff.  I ask you this: do you really believe that the stuff holds the memory?  While I do believe there are sacred objects that should hold a place of […]

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 […]

Erin Elizabeth Wells Interviewed by Radio Host Mike Bonacorsi

Erin Elizabeth Wells, Founder and CEO of Living Peace, will be on the Mike Bonacorsi Show again on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 from 12 noon to 1:00 pm on WSMN 1590AM.  (Click to listen live). Erin will be discussing the issue of organizing inherited belongings.  Unlike the experiences of our ancestors for whom that might […]

Creating External and Internal Space

Have you ever walked into a room and had an immediate visceral response to the disorganization and clutter?  You may have felt anything from disgusted, to uncomfortable, to agitated, to downright panicky. Now imagine it is YOU whose daily life is surrounded by such disarray.  Clutter of any magnitude doesn’t just happen overnight; it accumulates.  […]

Family Organizer- Living Peace Tuesday Tip Video

Amanda Darlack, Living Peace Professional Organizer, offers you tips on using online family organizers. Web-Based Family Organizers   Cozi Online Family Calendar To-Do Lists Shopping Lists Family Journal Can send reminders and messages iPhone app available Synchronizes with Outlook and other online calendars… …and more Free   HomeConvenience.com Online Family Calendar To-Do Lists Shopping Lists […]

Grandma’s Got The Idea!

My grandmother has the right idea.  She is currently cleaning out her attic and determining what she wants to keep and what she would like to offer to family before it goes to the yard sale.   After collecting a category of items (games, books, holiday decorations), she sends in invitation to her family to […]

Benefits of Getting Organized: Better Self Image

You’re such a slob!  You’re so lazy!  You just don’t care. You were born disorganized and you’ll never be any better!  You’re hopeless, messy, careless….  Would you let anybody say that to someone you love? Of course not.  But how many times have you said that silently to yourself? What does all this negative self […]