Planning a Road Trip this Summer

Planning a Road Trip           this Summer

  It’s that time of year!  More than 80% of people who travel in the summer will do so by car. What can you do to be organized for these trips? Here’s some tips to help you prepare, organize and pack for your summer travel. Plan Ahead: What car trips will you need to make […]

Aparagraha, the yogic principle of “non-grasping”

Aparagraha, the yogic principle of “non-grasping”

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), […]

Positive Self Talk

Positive Self Talk

As you might imagine with a company name like “Living Peace”, we encourage clients to be compassionate and gentle with themselves when it comes to where they are in their organizing journey. What I often hear from their self-talk as we are organizing is not always kind, and I try to bring awareness to what […]

Organizing smorgasbord – great client ideas

Organizing smorgasbord – great client ideas

I know that many people think professional organizers have all the organizing answers, and although we usually do have some great ideas, I am always impressed with our clients and friends, who often find innovative solutions of their own. Here are some ideas that they have implemented: Laminating kids’ art to use as bookmarks. One […]

Life Without A Cell Phone

Life Without A Cell Phone

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 […]