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Reflecting about 2017 and planning for 2018

Reflecting about 2017 and planning for 2018 The end of the year is always a great time for reflection. We keep a journal where we write the main things that happened in our lives. We also take the time to set the intention for the new year. It's a really...

Multitasking vs Single Tasking Exercise

Multitasking vs Single Tasking Exercise Do you still think that multitasking helps you get more done? We are going to prove you wrong with this exercise ūüôā Multitasking is not faster, neither you get more done. It's an illusion and this exercise proves it....

What Is Minimalism?

What is Minimalism?  Many people ask us that question, and the truth is that minimalism means something different for every individual. Minimalism is not about extremes, it's about identifying what's important for you, and what's not. And making sure that...

Why Self Care Is Important

Learn why self care is important and how self care can help YOU find your own recipe for happiness. A lack of understanding about your own personal self care can lead you to feel depressed, anxious, and hopeless in how to feel well.  There are many benefits...

The Costs of Clutter – How Much Clutter Is Costing YOU?

The Costs of Clutter - How Much Clutter Is Costing YOU?   Today, we want to share with you one of the videos included in our online course "How to Declutter and Organize Any Space".  In this video, Samantha explains some of the effects that clutter can have in our...

The Myth of Going Paperless

As you make your move towards living paperless, know that you'll still have SOME papers you have to keep. Paperless Myth: You can be completely paper free. The truth is you are required by law to keep tax files, birth certificates, and proof of ownership paperwork......

How Stressed Are You? Take this Stress Test to Find Out

This Stress Test will help you become aware of the big life events that happened to you and the impact that they can have on your overall physical and mental health.   We want to share with you a great exercise we learned while doing our mental health first aid...

Create Your Own Self Care List

Self Care is such a simple concept, we often forget we need it to feel well.   Below is one way to create a Self Care list. Below the image you can download the PDF to create your own at home (you can also use a white board, pen & paper, or any writing surface). It is...

Boost Business Storage: Bins, Labels, and Systems Oh My!

Give your brain a break. Embrace the power of labels and systems to stay organized with your stuff. Recently we were invited to Toronto, Ontario to complete a project of creating an organized storage system for several businesses in one space. Over time the shared...

Definition of Clutter

Definition of Clutter It seems pretty straight forward, but we want to make sure everyone is on the same level of understanding. Clutter means something different for everybody. In this video, we will share with you a few definitions of clutter. We will also share...

Declutter Your Mind Doing This Mind Mapping Exercise.

We would like to share with you a powerful exercise, called Mind Mapping,  that will help you declutter your mind. Mind mapping will allow you to write down on paper all the ideas, challenges, tasks and activities that are cluttering your head. Many times we have too...

Life coaching tips to enjoy an extraordinary life.

  Life Coaching Tips to Enjoy an Extraordinary Life Full of Purpose and Joy.   We all have 24 hours in a day to use them as we wish. We also know that life is all about balance. Every individual has different needs and balance can mean something different for every...

12 Questions to help YOU Let Go of Difficult Items.

We want to share with you a resource that we have been building over the past 4 years of working with clients that will help you let go of difficult items. This resource is hugely helpful. One of the things that people encounter when they go through a downsize,...

How purging sparks change

I was reading a very interesting article the other day from Stephen Warley on his website "Life Skills that Matter". He defines very well how purging sparks change. We would like to share a portion of his article with you. I am sure it will make you reflect. Enjoy! ...

What is Lifestyle Design?

Lifestyle Design does not mean there will be no up's and down's in life, but it will bring more joy. There is a common misconception that if you take control and design your life, you will be forever in a state of happiness. There is also the misconception that...

Decluttering for successful entrepreneurship.

Decluttering for Successful Entrepreneurship. "Decluttering forces the entrepreneur to go through everything (physical, mental or both!) to find what is important and what adds value. Once this process is completed what remains is a clearer view of what needs to be...

A Fast and Happy Morning Ritual

Starting your day with a morning ritual that oozes happiness and success! Setting yourself up for success in only 23 minutes each day... what a concept! Even on those days when you wake up and you're wishing you had more time in bed, this morning ritual really helps...

Downsizing Your Storage Unit

Downsize your storage unit to save money and find your things easier! According to the Self Storage Association (SSA) in 2010 annual revenues for storage units were more than 20 Billion dollars in the US! Have you ever added up what your contribution to that number...

When Organizing Isn’t Enough – SHED Your Stuff, Change Your Life

When Organizing Isn't Enough. SHED Your Stuff, Change Your Life.   (with Julie Morgenstern) We found a lot of inspiration a few years ago when we read "Organizing from the inside out" by Julie Morgenstern.   We also watched a video and we really enjoyed her approach....

We are the Personal Trainers for Organizing

Just like in fitness, personal trainers exist in Organizing to provide training, advice, and guidance. I want to share an analogy with you, so bare with me. A lot of people ask what we do as Professional Organizers and it was actually a client that described it best....

Increase your mental health and wellness. Support others in need.

About one in three Canadians will have a mental health problem at some point in their life.  While people often know a lot about physical illness, most people have little knowledge about mental illness. This lack of understanding promotes FEAR and STIGMA. It prevents...

Tips to win the constant battle against paper clutter.

Tips to win the constant battle against paper clutter.   Paper is one of the most challenging kinds of clutter.  You may be able to declutter a whole room in a few hours. You may only be able to go through 1-2 inches of paper in one hour.   After decluttering a room...

Understanding Clutter. Emotional impact of clutter in your life.

Understanding Clutter. How do we get clutter? Emotional Impact of clutter in your life. Clutter is a personal perception and it can mean something different for every individual.     Exercise: Sit in a relaxed position. Take a few deep breaths. Close your eyes....

Minimalism: An inspiring way to rid yourself of life’s excess.

Minimalism: An inspiring way to rid yourself of life's excess.   What do you want & why do you want it? What motivates you to get out of bed every morning?   If you are able to answer these three simple questions, you are halfway to living a happy and meaningful life....

Organizing Ideas

Enjoy this informative 8 minute clip on great new organizing ideas for your mudroom. Join Natasha McKenty from Grand River Living as she learns tips on organizing a mudroom from professional organizer, Samantha Kristoferson.

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Samantha and Emilio provide personal, home, and business organization solutions for individuals who are ready for change.

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