Creating a home for love to bloom

 I was having a girls-night recently. I love these chances to catch up and frequently explore topics that only close friends would wander into. Even still, I was surprised when my update about joining Living Peace as a Professional Organizer triggered one of my friends to reveal that she had grown up in an extremely chaotic […]

Reasonably Organized – Balance, Not Perfection

 REA-SON-ABLE: 1a: being in accordance with reason; b: not extreme or excessive. 2 a: possessing sound judgment   A few weeks ago, we discussed a book by Kathy Waddill that said successful organizing for anyone means being "Reasonably" Organized. Success comes when a person allows for flexibility.      If you ask any of my family and […]

Learning to Ask for Help

 This week we talked about recognizing when it is “time to invoke help.” I remember thinking: Yes, that is a very important skill to learn and of course, I do it all the time. Sometimes tackling a task on your own just does not make sense. It is often not worth the consequences or your time lost. A […]

WHAT, it’s not about the Stuff?

“WHAT, it’s not about the Stuff?” Wow!! I was really caught off guard by that theory!! Before starting as a Professional Organizer with Living Peace, LLC, I prided myself on what I thought organization was all about.  I had a clear vision of how I was going to use my “natural talent” to help others […]

“What does body image have to do with your home?”

I confess that I struggle with my weight, and for that reason I intentionally don’t subscribe to magazines that show women with "ideal" figures.  I’ve been working hard on getting healthy and I don’t want to sabotage that momentum by comparing my body to what it will never be. So when I was in a […]

“The hurrier I go, the behinder I get”

She couldn’t pinpoint the tipping point- but something she added to her schedule caused her to go into frantic mode.  “If I could just move faster, multi-task quicker and, maybe, sleep a little less at night- I should be able to get to everything on my Planner” she lamented, whooshing in late to meet me […]

Learning to Practice Presence

 One of the things that I am most excited about in joining the Living Peace team of professional organizers is that I will get the chance to learn from some of the industry’s best!  Though there are many mediums to facilitate the learning process such as books and articles, my greatest learning experience will come from […]

5 Strategies to Survive Life’s Transitions

Our lives are full of transitions… Whether due to the challenging economy, the change of seasons, or the Back-to-School rush, many of us are experiencing a life transition that we’re trying now to navigate. Your transition may be routine (like preparing your closet for winter), or it may include a new home, new job, new […]