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 […]

Myth-Busting Minimalism: Radical Simplicity for Sentimental Folks

Myth-Busting Minimalism: Radical Simplicity for Sentimental Folks

When it comes to streamlining their life, my clients have expressed, “I’m too sentimental”. They want to simplify, but they get stuck trying to de-clutter their homes because they’re sentimentally attached to many of their belongings. To this, I respond, “You just need to be sentimentally smart!” Below, I offer 3 dilemmas and solutions to […]

Guest Blogger: Olympia Moving & Storage

Guest Blogger: Olympia Moving & Storage

As a Boston moving company and partner to Living Peace, we at Olympia Moving & Storage have seen that moving is the perfect opportunity to re-organize your life. In your new house, you can hit reset with your home design, belongings, and habits. However, if you’re looking for a new start, the process begins well […]

Book Review: A Year To Clear

Book Review: A Year To Clear

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 […]

5 Step Strategy for Meal Planning + Grocery Shopping

5 Step Strategy for Meal Planning + Grocery Shopping

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 […]