Death cleaning, you say? A technique originating in Sweden (“Dostadning”), death cleaning is a way to decrease your possessions over time so that your next of kin has much less to deal with (e.g. “get rid of”) after you pass away. According to an article in the New York Post, “In Sweden, people start the […]
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 […]
I was fortunate to attend a presentation a couple years ago to our local NAPO (National Association for Professional Organizers) chapter by Stephanie Bennett Vogt about clearing your home with spaciousness and intention. Stephanie is a leading space-clearing expert, international speaker, and blogger/author. I recently read her book A Year To Clear, “a journey of […]
Step 1: De-clutter. Step 2: Identify and Acknowledge what´s not working for you. Step 3: Repeat. Step 4: Non-Do. Step 5: Meditate Meditation is the final thing I practice on a regular basis that keeps me afloat. Literally, I live afloat on my sailboat, as a minimalist in the Boston Harbor. Through a lot of […]
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 continues her series on using planners for goal setting, planning, and intention setting. Today she highlights the Desire Map Planner and mentions how it could be a benefit not only to enhancing your life but a great tool in your efforts towards organizing and ADD.
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 […]
The kiddos are heading back to school soon. Hillary Case, Living Peace Professional Organizer, offers 3 tips to help keep a sane schedule and make your mornings a little easier this school year by creating a simple morning routine. Time Timer App
When my organizing clients find out I live as a minimalist on a sailboat, they are often in awe and fascinated. How do I do this? is the essence of their many questions. If only I could figure out how to explain that you can do this too! I hate when I can read on […]
In today’s Tuesday tip, Living Peace Professional Organizer Gabriela Burgman chats about Virtual Organizing, a little about how it works, the benefits and highlights ways you’ll know if this approach would be right for you.