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.
Behold the mighty old school label maker! I found this little red beauty while helping a senior client organize a bookcase filled with office supply treats. Asking the usual questions when such a unique artifact appears, I learned that she neither uses it nor has tape for it, but she likes knowing it’s there just in case. The more high-tech versions of these devices have been and continue to
A famous amphibial puppet speaking of the color of his felt famously sang, “It’s not easy bein’ green; It seems you blend in with so many other ordinary things.” “Green” has seeped into so many things – far too many – that the word has been overused to the point of being meaningless. This is precisely why, two years ago, a group of professional organizers decide
The countdown to the year-end ritual of flocking to malls and online stores is upon us. Care to guess where you’ll find me? Dashing (as usual) in the opposite direction. When the holiday freneticism is unavoidable at every turn, there’s something wonderfully delightful and perhaps a little bit deviant about choosing to swim against the mainstream current. I actually manage to avoid stress and lang