Focusing Among Distraction

Focusing Among Distraction

Last Monday, I was reminded of the fact that we all can have ADD tendencies. Especially in this day and age, when we constantly receive distractions from our phone, advertisements, other humans, you name it. So it was refreshing to hear some tried-and-true techniques from an accomplished ADD Productivity coach, Alan P. Brown, our guest […]

Do Your Kids a Favor: GYST (Get Your Stuff Together)

Do Your Kids a Favor: GYST (Get Your Stuff Together)

We know you hate thinking about death. But as your parents grow older and you have to deal with their deaths, you’ll grow an appreciation for having all your important information together and available for your loved ones. Planning for your end of life (or your parents if they need assistance) and making sure that […]

Aparagraha, the yogic principle of “non-grasping”

Aparagraha, the yogic principle of “non-grasping”

In addition to my work as a professional organizer, I am currently taking an extended yoga teacher training.  I don’t necessarily want to be a yoga teacher, but the principles have been interesting to learn.  One in particular jumped out at me in terms of organizing, and it is the principle of non-grasping “Aparagraha” (a-pari-graha), […]

Meditation for the Family

Meditation for the Family

An alternative way to get organized   If your family life is chaotic with packed schedules, social media, and streaming the latest drama series, then your family might benefit from meditation. Meditation can decrease the feeling of overwhelm in your life, and help your family get better organized. How does sitting quietly have anything to […]

Notes From A Recovering Perfectionist

Notes From A Recovering Perfectionist

Last March, I learned about a woman that identifies as a “Recovering Perfectionist”. I really liked that term. As I get older, the costs of perfectionism, such as anxiety or stress, outweigh my perceived advantages of it, that is, feeling in control. Can you relate? This woman also happens to be a professional organizer like […]