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 […]
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), […]
Realtors often suggest hiring a professional stager to showcase your home when you put it on the market. This generally attracts more prospective buyers and will often get your home sold faster and for more money. Staging to sell includes depersonalizing living spaces so that the buyer can envision themselves living there vs.the homeowner. But […]
I think sometimes our clients believe that we professional organizers are perfectly put-together, that we don’t have any messes or piles or junk drawers in our own lives. I’m here to tell you that it just ain’t so…and sorry if I’m bursting any bubbles! We organizers are quite human, and my worst hotspots are my […]
Between Pinterest and other social media, we put a lot of pressure on ourselves to hold get-togethers with gourmet meal plans, sophisticated drinks, carefully thought out decorations, and a home that is spotless. Such high standards mean we never invite anyone over because our homes are usually not perfectly clean. This means we miss out […]
We’re so thrilled to partner with Red Door DesignWorks on this blog post. This talented team is located out of Arlington, MA and specializes in home staging, renovation assistance and interior design. Enjoy… These ladies know what they’re talking about! Ever come home from a long day of chaos at the office, only to find […]
“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.