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SOS: Simple Organized Solutions

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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

Using The 1 In 1 Out Rule To Prevent Clutter

By |October 14th, 2020|Clutter|

This is a favorite organizing tip that I, and so many other professional organizers use. The 1 in 1 out rule states that when you bring an item into your home, you remove an existing item. The 1 in 1 out rule is a good way to prevent clutter. To make a more significant impact, try removing 2 or more items for every 1 new item that comes into your home. This concept will consistently [...]

4 Ways to Reduce or Eliminate Digital Marketing Clutter

By |September 30th, 2020|Email|

Every time you purchase a product or service, especially online, you are automatically signed up to receive digital marketing from that company. You give them permission when you accept the terms of the purchase of the product or service. Your email address is, of course key to this potentially invasive practice. The main source of digital marketing comes via email in the form of a newsletter. A newsletter can be used in many ways but [...]

Medications Disposal & Medical Supplies Donation Options

By |September 23rd, 2020|Decluttering|

There may be times when you end up with expired or unwanted medications for various reasons. Likewise, with medical supplies and equipment.  Perhaps someone you’re caring for no longer needs these items. Or maybe you are clearing out a loved one’s home after they have passed away. In any scenario, you need options for medications and medical supplies disposal. There are ongoing discussions about the environmentally safe way to dispose of items to keep them [...]

What Emergency Preparedness Means Today

By |September 16th, 2020|Emergency Preparedness|

In the past I wrote a couple of articles about emergency preparedness - Being Prepared Is Not Just For Boy Scouts Anymore &  September is National Preparedness Month. Both of these articles, which are basically the same, were written to encourage the development of a documented plan to stay safe in the event of a natural disaster. These types of naturally occurring events are specific to the region of the country in which you live. [...]

Creating a Staging Area to Downsize For a Move

By |September 2nd, 2020|Decluttering, Downsizing|

So just what exactly is a staging area? Here is the definition according to the Merriam Webster dictionary – ‘an area in which participants in a new especially military operation or mission are assembled and readied’. Of course, downsizing for a move is not a military operation, however, some similarities can be drawn. A staging area is a designated area, and the participants are actually items that are stored until they can be removed from [...]

How Cardboard Boxes Easily Become Clutter

By |August 27th, 2020|Decluttering, Storage|

Cardboard boxes are great tools for temporary storage. Notice how I used the word ‘temporary’? They are not designed for long-term storage for obvious reasons. At some point over time, their stability comes into question due to the environment in which they live. Cardboard boxes have other temporary uses as well.  They work great for moving your things from one home to another, or when you are downsizing to take donations of home goods to [...]

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