Have you ever stood in front of a project you want to complete—organizing a room in your home, perhaps—and not known where to start? Maybe you stared at the room for a long time, became overwhelmed at the thought of trying to tidy it up, and then you just shut the door and walked away, […]
With all the buzz surrounding minimalism and simple living these days, it’s easy to believe that living simply is as easy as making a few quick decisions and clearing out the clutter in your life in a matter of days. But—what about reality? The truth is, making changes that move you toward simplicity can be […]
Sometimes I sit down to write something, and then find that someone else can do it better. Such was the case this week, when I wanted to share some thoughts on the importance of saying “no.” I came across this post from Courtney Carver, “10 Simple Ways to Help You Say No,” and I loved […]
Minimalism is more than just a trend or fad—it’s a lifestyle. It’s one that many parents have adopted not only for themselves, but as a way of raising their children. Minimalism can teach adults and kids alike how to appreciate the smallest and simplest of good things that come their way, and it can help […]
Have you ever found yourself feeling stuck? Maybe there’s something in your life that you want to fix or improve, but you don’t know how or where to even begin. This is something we encounter often with our organizing clients, and as professional organizers, we’re here to help people get “unstuck.”
It often turns out that […]
In our commercialized society, shopping has become so much more than just purchasing the things we need to survive. For many of us, it’s a means of entertainment, and the “thrill of the hunt” keeps us coming back for more. While it’s certainly okay to enjoy shopping, it’s also easy for some shopping behaviors and […]
As busy people, we often think in terms of tackling big projects and huge lifestyle changes in one fell swoop. But I have found that big changes in our lifestyle, habits, and behavior are, more often than not, the result of lots of little changes. Over time, you’ll be surprised that even the little things […]
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Moving into a new house brings forth many emotions: excitement, sadness, and often, anxiety. You’re ready to move to a new place, but sad that you’re leaving your current home. With that comes a lot of stress. However, with the proper process, you […]
Here at A Fresh Space, we typically work with busy working professionals and families creating systems and stylish spaces. Or, we help people move households or offices in a smooth, organized fashion. Recently, however, we had the opportunity to work with Standolyn Robertson and the A&E hit show Hoarders. While the team at AFS is […]
It’s a brand new year, and last year was a bit– shall we say– turbulent! This year, let’s take a few steps into being a bit more thoughtful and mindful about our lives and our spaces.
At A Fresh Space, we believe that while a big project can be awfully satisfying, smaller accomplishments can be […]