SOS: Simple Organized Solutions

SOS: Simple Organized Solutions

 

 

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

Using Processes Saves Time & Increases Productivity

By | October 5th, 2016|Home Organization, Organizing Tips, Productivity, Routines, Time Management|

‘Use processes to increase productivity.’  Anyone that has ever worked in an office understands that statement.  As a matter of fact, everything we do, whether it’s income generating or not, revolves around a process.  The word ‘process’ is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as follows, “a series of actions that produce something or that lead to a particular result.” The particular result in regards to using processes is increased productivity.  You save time by not [...]

Mindfulness of Organizing

By | September 26th, 2016|Home Organization, Organizing Tips|

Mindfulness is a very important component of the organizing process.  When I work with clients, we work on the concept of mindfulness as it pertains to organizing.  Organizing comes naturally to many, but not to everyone.  It’s a skill that can be learned, and being aware of some basic concepts as you go about your daily activities, is key to organizing your spaces to keep them organized. The concepts below are simple, yet effective.  Some [...]

Minimalism – The Path to Health & Happiness

By | August 25th, 2016|Downsizing, Home Organization, Organizing Tips, Rightsizing|

  There have been a lot of posts on the internet lately about minimalism.  It seems to be surfacing in a lot of ways everywhere.  As an organizer and Feng Shui enthusiast, I love the concept.  The idea of letting go of items that aren’t necessary is simplicity in the most basic form.  Eliminating unnecessary items, clutter, allows the energy (chi) to flow freely through your living spaces.  Good energy flow allows for health and [...]

Options For Lid Storage

By | August 14th, 2016|Home Organization, Kitchen, Organizing Tips|

Do you find it difficult to organize and store all the lids that you have for pots & pans or plasticware?  I know I did, so that’s why I decided to write a post on lid storage. They come in all shapes and sizes. Some are flexible, and some are not.  Nesting works great for the items the lids accompany, but storing the lids is another story.  Your cabinets can become a tangled mess of [...]

Mom Can’t Live Alone Anymore

By | July 21st, 2016|Eldercare, Planning, Seniors|

There may come a day when mom can’t live alone anymore.  There are many different scenarios that could result in a senior loved one unable to live alone.  It’s typically poor health, either mentally or physically that indicates the need for mom to find a new home. Family members are often blindsided if mom’s health has been good, then a sudden illness or injury leaves her unable to care for herself so she can no [...]

2 Valuable Lessons Learned From My Remodeling Project

By | July 8th, 2016|Home Remodeling, Kitchen, Planning|

My kitchen is done, yay!  I couldn’t be more pleased with the end result, however, I want to share some lessons learned with you, and some before & after pictures. This is the last in the series of posts describing my journey to a new kitchen.  If you missed the last post, Preparing For My Kitchen Remodel, click on this link. Whenever you work on a project, whether it’s big or small, whether you do [...]