SOS is a compassionate, confidential home organizing service based in St. Louis, MO. We are committed to eliminating your stress by de-cluttering and organizing your living spaces, providing simple organized solutions, and by teaching you the skills you need so you can easily maintain your systems and regain your peace of mind.
Today’s whirlwind lifestyle creates an overwhelming amount of stress in our lives. We need a place to retreat, regroup, relax. Our homes can provide that escape. To create this peaceful environment, our homes need to be clutter-free and organized so the energy has a clear path to flow freely. SOS helps you to create this peaceful type of environment.
Recent SOS Articles
Currently, the big question on my mind is, why do so many people use plastic grocery bags for storage? I see this in my client’s homes as well as family member’s homes, even my own. Not by me of course, but others. I’m calling them grocery bags but the reality is that all stores where you purchase products use them. Maybe grocery stores were the first ones to start using them, who knows, I certainly [...]
You may be familiar with the term, ‘stunt double’, specifically in the movie industry. Stunt doubles are trained to perform stunts that are typically dangerous in nature, in the place of an actor. But what is a body double you ask? You may not be familiar with the term ‘body double’. This term has a very different meaning than a stunt double. It’s used in the organizing industry, most notably for those with Attention Deficit [...]
Apparently, it is according to George Carlin. What an awesome comedian! George thinks about things we encounter in our daily lives and puts a hilarious spin on them. He talks about stuff in a very comical way but he is so on point with his message. Our stuff is our things, items, belongings, whatever term you use to describe your stuff. Looking at this bit at a higher level is how we store our things. [...]
Space planning comes into play in various life scenarios. Some of the most common life scenarios include - moving to a new home, remodeling, a new baby, someone moving in or out, inheriting items, new furniture and holiday decorating. These scenarios dictate the need to consider the available space you currently have, or the space that will become available. This will enable you to create, or adjust your spaces to encourage peaceful surroundings. Actually, we [...]
You have my permission to give yourself a break this holiday season. Maybe if you have permission from a fellow human that has been there, and there are many of us, you will give yourself a break. That means if everything does not work out as planned, nothing will happen. The sky will not fall, the world will not end. Ok, there are some prophets that may disagree, but that is a philosophical discussion for [...]
Gifting experiences instead of giving material gifts makes sense for so many reasons. The most important reason is that experiences = memories. In the words of Maya Angelou, “I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Experiences create memories, and the feelings from those memories, like the memory itself, will last a lifetime. The holiday season is upon [...]