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“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.” -Pablo Neruda Creating a spring cleaning ritual can be therapeutic, especially during a pandemic. Knowing that your home is safe and secure creates a sense of inner calm. While most of April was spent indoors cleaning and organizing, it is now time […]

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April is winding down and many of you will soon be returning to work. Others will be hunkering down for another month at home. Whichever camp you are in, now is the time to double down on your organizing efforts. This pandemic is teaching all of us a lesson we need to not just learn, […]

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“All things are difficult before they are easy.” Thomas Fuller Let’s think positively – if everyone does their part with social distancing, this will not go on forever.  With that in mind, for those now forced to work from home, here is a list of things to think about when setting up a home office.   Have […]

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I want to share a few strategies that will help you channel your stress during this unprecedented time. “Routine” is the name of the game! Routines create structure and reduce chaos. Try to incorporate a few of these suggestions into your daily routine. Having a good day starts the night before.  Evening Routine Spend a […]

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This has been a challenging time for everyone. Please know that I am sending positive thoughts your way. While the world seems to have spun out of control, there are things that we can do each and every day to help Create Calm in our homes. Here are a few suggestions to consider today: Have […]

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An Organized Drawer

“Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” Herman Hesse Change is rarely easy. We humans love to stay within our comfort zone. Even when we know our choices may not be good for us, we find comfort in familiarity. So how do we break the cycle? The […]

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“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle Did you know that only 8% of people actually stick to their new year’s resolutions? Most of us start the year off with high ambitions and determination, but within weeks our determination seems to fade and our resolutions […]

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“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.” – Marcus Aurelius In the world of professional organization, we put a lot of emphasis on physical clutter. But what about mental clutter? What about the thoughts and ruminations that keep us awake at night? How do we take control of our thoughts?!  […]

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“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” – Lao Tzu At Create Calm, we passionately believe that a balanced environment is vital to our overall sense of well-being. Our environment impacts our physical and emotional health. The quality of our lives improves dramatically when we learn to take control of our physical […]

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“If you can organize your kitchen, you can organize your life.” ~ Louis Parrish  Many of us have new year’s resolutions that are focused on health and wellness. If we want to get healthy, we need an organized kitchen. So here is a complete guide for how to organize yours! Open all cabinet drawers and […]

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Words just can't express the change Alison made in my life.

Her gentle spirit and encouraging, nonjudgmental manner gently moved me out of a hoard that had negatively affected my life in countless ways. Sometimes we just get stuck and need someone like Alison to hold our hand and move us through the process of reclaiming our lives and making our home the sanctuary we deserve. I am grateful that she is in my life. I love my home again. 

- Cindy W.

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