Women who are overwhelmed, but ready to take action, contact SOS to help them simplify their life by eliminating the excess that weighs them down and causes them to feel stuck. Stuck in a way that keeps them from moving forward in their life.
They crave the freedom to get out there to see what the world has to offer as they move into the next chapter of their life.
Many years of accumulating things, as well as other family member’s things, that they no longer want or even remember they have, turned into clutter. The clutter is like a boat anchor that weighs them down.
These women want to downsize their things, or maybe even their homes to provide a clear path to bring in fresh air so they can breathe, so they can think clearly, so they can regain peace of mind.
With a clear mind it’s easy to make plans to do more of the things that matter to you, that make you happy. The possibilities are endless!
We would love to collaborate with you to open the door to the next chapter of your life!
SOS is a compassionate, confidential home organizing service in St. Louis County, MO. We specialize in downsizing, or rightsizing older adults, emptynesters and team organizing using behavior-based solutions.
Recent SOS Articles
Timing is Everything in a Lot of Scenarios
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Miscellaneous – Not a Good Category For Organization
Professional organizers do not like the word miscellaneous. According to the Merriam Webster dictionary definition, it means, ‘consisting of diverse things or members’. This concept is the opposite of what organizers do. Organizers work with clients to categorize and assign homes to every item in their spaces, so that they can find specific items quickly and easily. When you have shelves, bins, drawers, etc., labeled with specific categories, there is no question what item is [...]
4 Actions to Take to Eliminate Clutter Blindness
To those with clutter blindness, it doesn’t look like anything, they don’t notice it. They don’t see the clutter because they’ve adapted to it, to seeing it all the time, it becomes part of the furniture, home décor, etc. Clutter blindness can happen to anyone, however, it seems that it’s more prevalent among those with health issues, physically and mentally. It makes sense. If you’re not feeling well, you’re less likely to put things [...]
How to Keep Things Out of The Landfill
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Making Mistakes is Not Necessarily a Bad Thing
A new year has just begun and it’s time to reflect on the past year, the good and the not-so-good. We all make mistakes in our everyday living and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Although it can be frustrating, and at times, costly, making mistakes is valuable for us to learn and grow. Every decision made, gives you the opportunity to do the right thing. Sometimes though, that decision is not always black and [...]
Clearing Out My Dad’s House
This past summer my dad passed away and we all miss him terribly. After a loved one passes away, there are many things to do, typically in phases. To understand these phases I wrote a past blog post to explain them, and you can read it by clicking on this link. This post deals with what my brothers and I went through when clearing out my dad’s house. First of all, as you can imagine, [...]