Spring Cleaning for Self-Care

Happy Spring! It’s mid-May already and the weather here in Boston is heating up, yet I’m reflecting on some exciting happenings in April. I kicked off my favorite long weekend of the year – Patriots Day / Boston Marathon – with a dance party on Friday morning. The event held at Fenway Park was full of… Continue Reading

My Sentiments on Handling Clutter

It’s not surprising that it’s more difficult to make decisions about sentimental items than other items when you are decluttering and organizing your space. Sentimental items have an emotional weight that your latest department store purchase just doesn’t hold.  Do you still have piles of holiday cards from 2016 or earlier that you’ve been intending… Continue Reading

Year-End Review

I hope you are having a wonderful holiday season.  It seems like yesterday we were ringing in 2016! Looking over my calendar to take stock of all that happened during the past 12 months is something that I love to do. It was a full year. In the spirit of year-end reviews, I’m sharing a summary… Continue Reading

More On Gratitude

Polite thank-yous communicated to the person who bagged your groceries or delivered your take-out are expected. Science is showing that being grateful in a deeper way is tied to happiness, success and health. In a study of patients at risk for heart disease, those who practiced gratitude showed signs of a healthier heart.  After 8 weeks… Continue Reading

Use What You Have

When creating an organized space, a common misconception is that more square footage or beautiful containers from The Container Store are ultimate solutions. From my personal experience and working with clients, I’ve learned that an overabundance of bins, baskets and containers can lead to chaos rather than order. More isn’t always better, there’s more to… Continue Reading