Zen Life Organizing

By: Zen Life Organizing | May 02, 2018

First of all, I would like to address a stigma a lot of people have about minimalism.  Being a minimalist doesn’t mean you need to live out of a backpack and get rid of all your possessions.

Minimalism is about freedom. It is about finding a balance in life, and having your stuff work for you and not the other way around. It is about trimming all the excess that take up space in your life and your mind.

Minimalism is a way of life and it is different for every person.  It is intentionally living your life.

I consider myself a minimalist. I currently live in a 1200sqft, 4 bedroom, and 2 bath home in Silicon Valley. I have 4 kids, an awesome husband, a successful business and volunteer and run programs in my kids' school. All of this i...

By: Zen Life Organizing | November 23, 2016

With our busy lives, we often do not have time to be mindful when it comes to getting a gift for our loved ones.  We often resort to materialist gifts that add clutter to our lives.  It’s easy to accumulate clutter during the holidays because material gifts are easy to find anywhere in the store. Oftentimes the more memorable ones are non-materialistic and easily overlooked.  Here are the list of gifts that are clutter-free and will provide a lasting memory for the receiver.

Gift of Consumables

  • Buy groceries for a friend in need.  He/she will remember having a great meal for the holidays because of you.

  • Take a friend or loved one out to dinner to unwind.

  • Make a special dish or dinner that he/she likes.

  • Give a plant to a friend that likes to gard...