SOS is a compassionate, confidential home organizing service based in St. Louis. 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 specializes in rightsizing older adults, team organizing and home offices using behavior based solutions.
Recent SOS Articles
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 [...]
Storing your recipes can become challenging. They come to us in many ways. Some are handed down from our Moms in books or cut out of magazines, or even handwritten on index cards. Now that we are in the digital age, some are printed from emails or from websites, and there are apps on our electronic devices to find & store them. Everyone is different and your preference for storing your recipes could be different [...]
A portable office can mean different things to different people. To some it means working out of their car, to others it can mean the ability to work in various rooms around their home, or bringing work home from the office. Actually, anything that can be moved from one place to another makes it portable. There can be a variety of reasons why we have a need for a portable office. Some may [...]
What is behavior based organizing? The answer is, organizing solutions based on natural habits and routines. If a solution is created that requires actions radically different than you are used to, it forces you to radically change your behavior. When you force a behavior change, you are less likely to maintain your solutions. We all have them, even the most disorganized have some established routines and habits. These routines may, or may not work well, [...]