One year ago when the pandemic uprooted our rhythms of daily life, procuring groceries quickly became the most stressful, time-consuming, and cumbersome activity. As shoppers and grocery store personnel learned the ropes of how to best navigate this necessity during a major health cri
Five years ago this very morning, I found myself in the studio at KQED with professional organizer, Victoria Roberts-Russell, and Dr. Michael Tompkins of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy, to talk all things organizing with Forum host, Mina Kim. The full audio fo
I’m a few weeks late for the Academy Awards, but scores have been on my mind. Far from an avid movie-goer, I’d be hard pressed to match most pieces of music to a film, but I’ve been pondering a different kind of score. These are the types of scores that make hardly a sound
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
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 C
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