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August 12, 2021

Meal Planning for Productivity

In my last post, I talked about aspirational grocery shopping, it’s impact on the environment, and I touched on how food can be used for productivity. In this post, I’ll give you 7 steps to help make it easier to have healthy meals on the table for yourself and your […]
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 30, 2021

Before and After- Home Office Refresh

Below are some photos (shared with permission) from a recent home office organizing project I helped my client with.  We were able to get this done in less than 3 hours.  My client was on a role!  He was able to quickly and efficiently sort though his paper while I […]
July 29, 2021

Tool Organization

I love helping people organize their tools. My love of organizing tools goes way back. I attribute a lot to the rigorous training I had, starting at age 7, at a very old-fashioned Virginia horse riding school that had been founded in the 1950s. In college, studying architecture, it was […]
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, […]