The topic of this post was nowhere on my running list of things to write about, but sometimes life or the random or unplanned event zips itself to the beginning of the queue, screams for attention, and ends up being shared like this: I usually experience the before-during-after of home remodels, construction, and the like through the eyes and emotions of my clients. As the calm and practical voice
Describing what they face as the familiar clutter, mess, chaos, disarray, congestion, roadblocks, or the unique paper salad (one of my all-time favorites) or landscape of piles is a state of disorder that is real for and relative to each and every client I meet. One person’s chaos is another person’s bliss and vice versa. I will never forget a phone call from a woman who confided that photographs
I’ve written about paper before, and I’m writing about paper again. Why? Because one area of life people routinely wish to get under control once and for all is the overwhelming array of papers that congregate in any number of places around the home. While paper can cause feelings of anxiety and overwhelm, you’ll be happy to know that once it’s reined in, the very same paper can also p
It’s a new year, and getting organized and decluttering seemed to be on the minds of the producers at KQED’s Forum. It was an honor – along with my esteemed colleague, Victoria Roberts of Victoria Roberts Organizing, and Dr. Michael Tompkins of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy – to have the opportunity to speak so publicly about what we love helping people naviga
I first read about the San Francisco Green Business Program in late 2007 and knew right away that getting my business certified was but one tiny step along the path to wherever this journey was going to take me. The very next year, I received my first certificate of recognition as a Green Business. Being able to do my part as a contributor to the environmental well-being of the city is important
In Natural Health Magazine‘s November/December 2014 cover story, Pure Peace & Joy! (page 82), you can read my solutions for prepping and decluttering the home for your festivities along with plenty of other tips to help you fill the holiday season with what matters most.