What did you feel when you read that title? Terror? Secret relief? Anxiety? Yes, I feel the same and got to feel all those things recently when I took an unexpected dip into the Ipswich River when my kayak and its contents overturned. Thankfully the water was only hip deep, but it was October in […]
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 […]
We’re so excited to partner with the very talented Feng Shui Expert and Interior Designer, Linda Varone, this summer on a summer blog series. Each blog will help you create more meaningful spaces by using feng shui in your home or office. Summer is here! Set up the patio chairs and the sun umbrella. Find […]
Hello fellow empty nesters! Well, full disclosure: my fledglings have returned to the nest, but their stuff really does belong to them. Since many of us are in similar situations with kids who are at home/then not/then at home again, even if it’s college, it can be confusing to make decisions about their things. Here […]
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 […]
Need some help with paper and email organization? My 5 tips can help you be the master of all those paper piles and email chains! 1. Keep a recycling bin (however aesthetically pleasing you like) and shredding bin near where you sort through your mail and papers. Usually, I spot a recycling bin in the […]
When I tell people I’m an organizer, a lot of them say, “Oh, that’s so cool! So…you help people de-clutter and organize their stuff?” Yes I do, especially when one is going through a life transition – where chaos can strike – such as downsizing, starting a new job, or introducing a new family member. […]
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 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.