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August 5, 2021

Aspirational Grocery Shopping

Did you know, people who are aspiring to eat healthier tend to throw out more food? My #1 productivity tip is to eat right for your body type.  For some people this may mean eating more Paleo.  Others may do better on a vegan diet.  Many people will fall somewhere […]
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 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 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 […]
May 27, 2021

Refrigerator Avoidance

I’m sure you’ve heard of the term “Refrigerator Mothers”.  These mothers are cold, neglectful, and uncaring towards their children. They lack physical and emotional warmth.  There was once a theory that Refrigerator Mothers caused their children to have autism.  While this thought it now outdated, emotionally neglectful parenting often results […]
May 13, 2021

Owning Your Beliefs

Everyone came into this world to learn lessons and have experiences so that their soul can grow and expand.  Before you were born, you chose what type of family to be born into, what gifts you would bring with you, and what challenges you wanted to experience so that your […]
April 23, 2021

Toastmasters for Decluttering? Open House, May 4th

For the past 8 months, I have been working on getting a Toastmasters club chartered.  This is my last step to being able to achieve my “DTM” or “Distinguished Toastmaster” Award.  I have been a Toastmaster for about 5 years now, and absolutely love it!  The club I have been […]
April 16, 2021

Eco Organizing

Earth Day is coming up, and I wanted to do a post to talk about how organizing your home can actually be a way to help preserve the planet.  What is your household’s impact on the community and environment? In this post I’ll give you recommendations for sustainable products and […]