SOS: Simple Organized Solutions

SOS: Simple Organized Solutions

 

 

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

An Organized Stress-Free Vacation!

By | November 29th, 2017|Reduce Stress, Travel, Vacations|

Going on vacation is supposed to be relaxing, right? Well, if you’ve ever gone to Disney World, you might have felt more stress than calm if you planned it yourself. There’s a zillion details to figure out and for many folks that equals a lot of stress. Meet my friend Julie Hough. Julie is a Disney Vacation Planner and she removes the stress from planning your next Disney vacation - all for free! When you [...]

Feelings – How Does it Make You Feel?

By | November 15th, 2017|Focus, Motivation|

  We all have feelings of joy, happiness, peace, sense of accomplishment, etc., from time to time. It would be great if we could have those positive feelings more often. Well, I’m here to tell you that we can, and we should. Everyone is different in the way they feel about things and situations that occur in their life.  One person may love their job, and another person that does the same job, may dread [...]

Resources to Consider When Seniors Downsize to Move

By | November 1st, 2017|Downsizing, Moving, Rightsizing, Seniors|

When you make that decision that you need to move to a smaller home, you may need some help.  Most of us can’t do everything ourselves, especially when we get older.  We need resources to bring our plan of moving to fruition.  Below are some resources to consider when seniors are downsizing to move to a smaller home. Senior referral & placement service: You know you need to move to a smaller home but you [...]

Productivity & Organization via Smartphone

By | October 18th, 2017|Home Organization, Productivity, Reduce Stress|

In January 2017, about 95% of Americans owned a cell phone of some kind. About 77% own smartphones, per the Pew Research Center.  That means that the average person has the ability to stay connected to others in some way, whether you own a cell phone or a smartphone. Smartphones have advanced in technology exponentially over a very short period of time.  There is little if anything, that you cannot do on a smartphone that [...]

Should I Sell or Donate Unwanted Items?

By | October 4th, 2017|Decluttering, Donation, Recycle|

During the purge part of the organizing process, I’m often asked if an unwanted item should be donated or sold.  This is a great question! The short answer is that it’s an individual preference.  In my experience, most people know what mechanism they want to use to discard unwanted items. There are some items that have been in families for generations, and the current owners think they may be of value, but they’re not sure. [...]

Recovery From a Natural Disaster

By | September 23rd, 2017|Recovery|

  This post is about recovery from a natural disaster such as a hurricane.  In the past couple of months, the United States, the Caribbean islands, Puerto Rico & Cuba, have seen multiple hurricanes that have devastated their residents. The loss has been overwhelming. The American Red Cross continues to provide disaster relief in those affected areas.  Red Cross societies from around the world are also joining the disaster relief effort.  They are providing basic [...]