“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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
“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 […]
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” ~ Benjamin Franklin If you have been following Create Calm’s Instagram or Facebook posts, you already know that the very first step to getting organized is to take stock. Simply get out your phone, pad of paper or a notebook and start a new note. Title […]
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.