ADD in the Family

Having both a husband and a teenage son with ADD, I have learned a few strategies for coping with the challenges each of them face.  While the diagnosis was not a surprise, it was simultaneously comforting and disheartening.  I was glad to know there was a medical condition which could be blamed, but the day-to-day […]

Great Quotes

“Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein

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 […]

Structure and Organization

Many “creative types” latch onto the idea that to be a true artist, one must be care-free, free spirited, and unencumbered by rules or structure.  I have heard more than one such person say that structure of any kind impedes the creative process.  I disagree. And so do Drs. Hallowell and Ratey.  In their book, […]

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, […]

Pack & Go Meal Guide

Anyone who knows me at all, knows who much I love food.  I can often be found perusing the pages of cookbooks and magazines seeking a challenging new recipe to try.  While I don’t subscribe to any cooking magazines, I often grab one on my way to the beach and since we’ve had so many […]