Zen Life Organizing

By: Zen Life Organizing | August 29, 2016

Physical clutter are items that occupy your living space.  They are things that you keep, for reasons of "just in case" or "just because", but have not used for a long time.  They can be as small as a piece of paper or an old toy and as big as household furniture.  They take up space and occasionally occupy the whole room.  Sometimes the clutter is so out of control that it causes you to feel stressed and overwhelmed.  At that point, we recommend hiring a professional organizer to help you.  

 The two major costs of physical clutter are time and money.  Unfortunately, these costs are indirect so we do not usually see how much time wasted and money spent until it is too late. Below is a break down of the costs associated w...

By: Zen Life Organizing | May 17, 2016

Are you traveling with young kids out of the country this summer? Make it easier on yourself with a little preparation and organization. 


Being an expatriate, I’ve been traveling with my kids for the last 13 years and would like to share with you my experiences and what I learned along the way. Long wait at the airport, followed by a 14-hour plane ride is already a challenged, but try doing it by yourself with 4 kids under the age of 6 years old! That’s sounds like madness and that is why I wanted to share this with you. 

Two months after my fourth baby was born, I was feeling nostalgic and wanted to see my family in France. Since my husband could not join me because he had to work, I had to prepare for the worse and hope for the best.


By: Zen Life Organizing | April 25, 2016

Worn out, burned out, and drowning in to-dos? It seems that most of us are.

De-cluttering and getting organized can lead to a more Zen-like existence. You will feel less frustrated, more relaxed and it can help you get in touch with your creative side.

Decluttering will help with stress relief, as well as save you time and money. You will actually have time to spend on things you like.  

It is not an easy process as we live in highly materialistic society, but it is really important that you own the stuff you love and not to let the stuff run your life.

The first step is to identify the clutter that stresses you the most. It can be physical or emotional.

If it is physical clutter ask yourself these questions:

  • Do I currently use it?

  • Do I love it?

  • W...

Category: Stress 

Tags: Clutter, Stress, Organization