Mindfulness – The Need For More, How You Can Shift To Needing Less

This month I focused on how becoming more present and aware of the ego can help us let go of the binds we have with identifying with our belongings and the constant need for more. I was very inspired and gained a lot of clarity myself after reading Eckhart Tolle book A New Earth, on […]

Sustainability – How Are You Supporting A Bunz Circular Economy Culture?

Bunz, a Toronto-based online bartering community, was originally created as a Facebook group intended to help people navigate high costs of living, support a cash-free, circular economy, and promote environmental sustainability. Since the introduction of the app and btz, a drastic shift in culture seems to have taken place. Today, I’ve been noticing an emphasis […]

Habit Changing – 4 Ways to Declutter Your Holiday Habits

It’s that time of year again – many of us get swept up in the holidays and the gift giving/receiving tradition. Very often the intention to have a more minimal holiday gets lost in the last minute rush to get everything done. Too soon, the holidays are over and you’ve (1) spent more than you […]

Minimal Wardrobe – 6 Steps To Creating a Minimal Wardrobe

In last months newsletter I talked about the 3 benefits to having a minimal wardrobe.  Now it’s time to take action! Check out my 6 steps below that break down the process to ensures that you will complete the challenge from start to finish. 6 Steps to Change and Creating a Minimal Wardrobe: 1. Goal […]

Minimalism – 3 Benefits of a Minimalist Wardrobe

We choose what we wear everyday — clothing is a way to express ourselves and a reflection of how we engage in an ever changing world. Clothing is my favourite category to help people organize. I love helping to identify clothing someone actually loves and minimizing their wardrobe so they feel amazing every time they […]

Sustainability – Declutter Before Green Design

Getting organized can often be a long, ongoing process. It’s easy to put off until tomorrow, especially when it’s not part of your daily routine. A housing transition is an optimal time to finally declutter and get organized because it gives you the opportunity to start anew. The organizing process also helps to clarify the […]

Sustainability – How Getting Organized Supports a Circular Economy

The items we purchase and dispose of have a huge impact on the environment and the economy. The life cycles of our “stuff” is often ignored. When you’re organized, it’s easier to be more mindful of what items you buy, how you take care of them and how you can extend their lifespan. What is […]

Sustainability – 3 Ways to be Organized and Minimal on a Budget

The organized and minimal lifestyle has become a trend that can come with a big price tag. There are many new products out there, like sleek white storage solutions, closet organizers and so much more that claim that they will “fix your clutter problem?”. What exactly is the problem? It is simply that you never […]

Minimalism – The Misconceptions of Being Minimal

Over the course of my organizing career many have shared with me that they feel they are far from being minimal.  However, I would say that everyone is to a degree. If you are not interested in something, you don’t indulge. If you don’t like to run, you won’t go running everyday. One way to […]

Sustainability – Get Organized and Sustainable: DIY Cleaning Products

     What do cleaning products have to do with getting organized?  When we’re organized it’s easier to make the time to care about ourselves, others, our communities, and the environment. The type of cleaning products we use directly affect our health and the environment — “all-purpose” cleaning products are commonly used without considering their […]