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 this […]

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), […]

Meditation for the Family

Meditation for the Family

An alternative way to get organized   If your family life is chaotic with packed schedules, social media, and streaming the latest drama series, then your family might benefit from meditation. Meditation can decrease the feeling of overwhelm in your life, and help your family get better organized. How does sitting quietly have anything to […]

NAPO Round Up 2019

NAPO Round Up 2019

I’m just back from a wonderful trip to Fort Worth, Texas for the National Association of Productivity & Organizing Professionals 2019 Annual Conference.  About 500 professionals gathered to hear the latest trends in the productivity and organizing industry, to sharpen our skills and get some top notch educational content, and to network and connect with […]

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 […]