Five Tips for Minimizing ADHD-Related Conflict in Relationships

Five Tips for Minimizing ADHD-Related Conflict in Relationships

In my 12+ years as a professional organizer, I have come across many couples and families in conflict over clutter, failing organizing systems and productivity concerns when one person has ADHD and the other(s) do not. I often get called in to “fix” the person with ADHD and it takes a lot of empathy, support, […]

Focusing Among Distraction

Focusing Among Distraction

Last Monday, I was reminded of the fact that we all can have ADD tendencies. Especially in this day and age, when we constantly receive distractions from our phone, advertisements, other humans, you name it. So it was refreshing to hear some tried-and-true techniques from an accomplished ADD Productivity coach, Alan P. Brown, our guest […]

Do Your Kids a Favor: GYST (Get Your Stuff Together)

Do Your Kids a Favor: GYST (Get Your Stuff Together)

We know you hate thinking about death. But as your parents grow older and you have to deal with their deaths, you’ll grow an appreciation for having all your important information together and available for your loved ones. Planning for your end of life (or your parents if they need assistance) and making sure that […]

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), […]

Ten Steps for Staging your Home to Live

Ten Steps for Staging your Home to Live

Realtors often suggest hiring a professional stager to showcase your home when you put it on the market. This generally attracts more prospective buyers and will often get your home sold faster and for more money. Staging to sell includes depersonalizing living spaces so that the buyer can envision themselves living there vs.the homeowner. But […]

Restful Spaces, Restful Places by Red Door DesignWorks

Restful Spaces, Restful Places by Red Door DesignWorks

We’re so thrilled to partner with Red Door DesignWorks on this blog post. This talented team is located out of Arlington, MA and specializes in home staging, renovation assistance and interior design.  Enjoy… These ladies know what they’re talking about! Ever come home from a long day of chaos at the office, only to find […]