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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  While this thought it now outdated, emotionally neglectful parenting often results […]
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 […]
February 26, 2021

Boundary Antidotes

In my last blog post, Boundaries and Home Organization, I talked about 8 different ways that weak boundaries can impact the organization of your home.  In this post, I wanted to share 8 different ways to help strengthen your boundaries.  I’ll include both conventional and non-conventional techniques, so you can […]
February 19, 2021

Boundaries and Home Organizing

Whether or not you have ADHD, cultivating healthy boundaries can be a lifelong challenge for many people.  If you’re suffering from weak boundaries, it can show up in all sorts of ways that will impact the organization of your home.  Here are some examples of what that might look like: […]