Getting Organized is the Key to New Year’s Resolutions

We’ve made it to a new calendar year, and for many, that means making New Year’s resolutions. Is “getting organized” on your list of goals and resolutions this year? Well, we at A Fresh Space fully support that! But in reality, getting organized is a single step that opens doors to your other life goals.

Yes, […]

By |January 26th, 2018|Categories: Lifestyle, Organizing|0 Comments

How to Deal with Unwanted Gifts this Holiday Season

What does the holiday season mean to you? Family time? Travel? Stress? More STUFF coming into your home and life than you know what to do with? With such a consumer-driven culture that only seems to grow bigger and louder every year, the holidays have largely become known as a time to exchange gifts. And don’t […]

By |December 20th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle|0 Comments

Decision Overwhelm

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, […]

By |November 15th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle, Organizing|0 Comments

The Power of Simplicity

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 […]

By |October 18th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle|0 Comments

It’s Ok to Say No

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 […]

By |September 20th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle|0 Comments

Minimalism and Parenting

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 […]

By |August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle|0 Comments

Move Yourself Forward With Self-Grace

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 […]

By |July 19th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle, Organizing|0 Comments

Is Shopping Getting in Your Way?

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 […]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle, Saving Money|0 Comments

Little Things that Make a Big Difference

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 […]

By |March 30th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle|0 Comments

Between Homes – How to Have a Stress-Free Move

The following guest post is brought to you courtesy of writer Jeff Brown.

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 […]

By |February 8th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle, Moving|0 Comments