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July 22, 2021

ADHD and the Emotional Scale

As a home organizer, I have a lot of clients that have ADHD.  Disorganization is one of the hallmark signs of having ADHD.  I have ADHD myself, yet I have always had a particular interest in cleaning and organization. This has been largely inspired by my love of caring for […]
July 15, 2021

The Broken Windows Theory

“The Tipping Point” was the first of Malcolm Gladwell’s books.  It was published in 2000.  I’m currently re-reading it for my book club, and loving every minute of his genius.  He weaves together seemingly unrelated concepts to show how epidemics are started.  “The term ‘Tipping Point’ comes from the moment […]
July 8, 2021

Catching Up

Do you feel like you need a day to catch your breath? In addition to the start of summer, everything in Washington State has been reopened as of June 30th.  This leads to a lot of yang energy.  Lots of movement, activity, and socializing. Even though Seattle didn’t have it’s […]
July 1, 2021

Independence Day and Detachment From Possessions

As we’re approaching July 4th, I wanted to do a post about Independence Day.  Instead of writing about our independence from Britain in 1776, I’m talking about an independence from “stuff”.  As a Certified Professional Organizer, I help many of my clients detach from their possessions- when they’re ready, of […]
June 28, 2021

Client Spotlight: Paper Shred Event

I hope everyone is having a great weekend! Here’s a recent photo one of my virtual clients sent me when she took a ton of paper to a local shredding event. Please send her virtual high fives!! Going through paper- recycling, shredding, and then filing what you want to keep, […]
June 24, 2021

Picnic Organizing

I hope everyone had a lovely solstice! I had a lovely picnic celebration at the beach.  Going on picnics is one of my favorite things to do, so I decided to do a blog post about picnic organization.  Picnics come in all shapes and sizes.  The big questions to ask […]
June 17, 2021

Summer Solstice: The Fire Element

In Feng Shui, one of the 8 rays of Chinese Medicine, each season is associated with an element.  The element for summer is FIRE!! This is my FAVORITE season!! I have worked for years as a glassblower, so have spent a long time using fire within my artmaking process.  I’m […]
June 10, 2021

Moving In Together

Here you are.  You’ve been dating someone for a significant amount of time, and you’re ready to move in together.  Your home is large enough to accommodate your partner, but he or she doesn’t feel like the home is ready for both of you.  Why is this? Your partner is […]
June 3, 2021

Calling In Non-Physical Help

In this post, I wanted to talk about some of the non-physical help you can call in when you’re decluttering and organizing your space.  No matter if you’re in the decluttering stage, organizing stage, space clearing, enhancing the Feng Shui of your space, or simply just doing a daily maintenance […]