Before&After: Crafts/Games Closet

Craft supplies, board games, and holiday items accumulate very fast for families with young kids. In this week's Before&After, I helped a family with 2 kids to put order back into their miscellaneous craft closet. Using the KonMari Method, we discussed having a storage space where the children can easily access and return their games … Continue reading Before&After: Crafts/Games Closet

Spark Joy Meets the Science of Happiness – Part 2

Last week I started the Yale online class to learn ways to achieve lasting happiness through scientifically proven methods, a 6-week workshop on Coursera.com. I really enjoyed doing the assessment tests to find my happiness base level, and learn what my strongest character strengths are. This week, we learned about the misconceptions of things that we … Continue reading Spark Joy Meets the Science of Happiness – Part 2

Spark Joy Meets the Science of Happiness – Part 1

Do you know what’s Yale University’s most popular class ever? It’s one that teaches you scientifically proven ways to bring lasting happiness! The name of the class is called The Science of Well-Being, and it’s taught by Psychology Professor Laurie Santos. The course is being offered on Coursera.org, and anyone can take this 6-week workshop … Continue reading Spark Joy Meets the Science of Happiness – Part 1

Tidy Up Your Diet: Family Edition

What happens after you have tidied your kitchen using the KonMari method? Often my clients are excited to make a home-cooked meal inspired by their newly organized space. Many of them have revived their love for baking or started to put more effort into healthy eating. These examples just show that your surroundings can affect … Continue reading Tidy Up Your Diet: Family Edition

Before & After: Weekday/Weekend Wardrobes

People say don't mix business with pleasure. This can also apply to how you organize your closet! If you are someone with a job that requires you to dress in a more formal attire, it may save you time getting ready in the morning by keeping your business outfits separate from your leisure ones. In … Continue reading Before & After: Weekday/Weekend Wardrobes

Before & After: Miscellaneous Cabinet

We all have a cabinet or two with stuff we don't want to deal with. These are the "homeless" items, usually shoved away in a space that rarely see the light of day. It's especially hard when your storage space is limited and the miscellaneous items all end up in there together. Things that may have … Continue reading Before & After: Miscellaneous Cabinet

Before & After: Closet with Deep Shelves

In many of the older homes I've visited, most of them have deep closets with shelves that are difficult to keep organized. Anything placed in the back of the shelf is often forgotten because it's hard to see or reach, and taking anything out usually ends up in a mess. This was the problem for … Continue reading Before & After: Closet with Deep Shelves