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 that type of environment.
SOS specializes in right-sizing (down-sizing) older adults and empty-nesters, team organizing, and home office organization using behavior-based solutions.
Recent SOS Articles
Keep Calm & __________. That catch phrase took off many years ago, with additions like, & carry on, & think positive, & hire a professional (fill in the blank), etc. Some of these phrases also have a comical suffix. According to Wikipedia, the phrase ‘keep calm and carry on’, actually came from a British motivational poster in 1939 in preparation for the second world war. The intent was to raise the morale of the public [...]
Need some help with problem solving? The story below shows how I watched a squirrel solve a problem, and reminded me of how simple problem solving can be. One of my passions is watching wildlife in my backyard. My office is actually in my basement but I work from my family room. It has a very large, beautiful window that looks out into my backyard. Many people would be distracted by the activities of [...]
What is the best way to prevent clutter & save money? As the title says, visit your local library. They have a myriad of books, magazines, cd’s, dvd’s, & books on tape. Not sure if I missed anything, but all of these items that we buy can lead to a whole lot of clutter. Clutter that we have to maintain in some fashion, which has associated costs. To keep them organized so you can find [...]
Media storage can be challenging for many reasons. Even though we’re living in the on-demand digital age, many of us have physical media that we still use. Just like items that we can touch, we need to find a place for media to live and that means storage. Typically, we store our things where we use them. That makes our things easily accessible where and when we need them, and we know what we [...]
Life situations that create a need to declutter are many. These situations typically create a change to your living dynamic. Many are resistant to change and it’s understandable, especially at those times when you feel a loss. However, sometimes it helps to take an action to work through that sense of loss. Decluttering is a liberating feeling and may just be the right action for you. Life situations occur whenever there is a change in [...]
Junk drawers are equivalent to a box marked ‘miscellaneous’. Organizers tend to shy away from those labels. Why you ask? Because it’s a catchall phrase that means that the items in the junk drawer or misc box have no assigned homes. And we don’t actually know what is inside this junk drawer or misc box. We have to dig through said drawers or boxes to find what we are looking for. Another reason could be [...]