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 […]
Recently my partner and I went to Nova Scotia, which is over 8 hours away by car. Since we both love nature and scenery, we decided to drive. We were also visiting New Brunswick, and planned a whirlwind tour that involved staying in a different hotel every night for 10 nights (except for a 2-night […]
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 […]
Happy New Year Living-Peace Community! I write this on January 16th, the first new moon of 2018. The new moon marks the beginning of its waxing cycle; day two we can just see a sliver of glowing crescent, day 14 half a pie, until a month has gone by and the full moon lights the […]
In today’s Tuesday tip, continuing in her series on planners, Sara discusses the Self Journal and it’s many benefits in using to identify & meet your short-term and long-term goals, set intentions and create your daily plan. BestSelf Co. offers a pdf version. Give it a try!
In today’s Tuesday tip, Sara Valverde, Living Peace Professional Organizer highlights some of the things you can do with a bullet journal and shows us a few of her own pages that help to keep her organized and on track with her goals. Some useful links to get started with your own bullet journal: Bullet […]
What’s for Dinner? Dinnertime comes every day, so how is it that we get caught off guard so often? Having a strategy is important because the alternatives like fast food restaurants or frozen meals aren’t always the healthiest of choices. Just like you plan for other activities at home and at work, we need to […]
Losing track of the projects you want to get done around the house? As homeowners and even as renters, we are constantly adding to a very long list of home projects and things we would like to get done around the house and yard. The list can become overwhelming, the piles hard to manage, and […]
It’s summer time, and you might have some organizing projects that you’d love to get done while there’s bright light and warm weather. Particularly in these early summer days before it starts getting abominably hot. However, allow me to offer a thought to help you avoid one of the common organizing pitfalls that I see people each […]
In today’s Tuesday Tip, Hillary Adams Case, Living Peace Professional Organizer shares her current top 5 tips that she uses to navigate through her day to stay organized and on top of tasks.