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  • Simplify: letting go of clutter
    Simplify: Letting go of clutter
    Albert Einstein once mused, “Out of clutter, find simplicity.” That’s quite a challenge, it seems for most of us. Clutter is a phenomena of our disposable society, and the real key to taming clutter seems to be ridding ourselves...
  • Simplify
    Oh the things we accomulate
    We try to remain independent for as long as possible. Perhaps that is for too long in some cases and not long enough in others. The ability to know if independence is still safely attainable is perhaps The Question of the Boomer generation.Caring...
  • Clear the Clutter
    Clearing the clutter in our humble abode and the temple of our soul
    Clearing the clutter brings all kinds of connotations. Some think of Spring cleaning, others ponder their plans to tackle the closet when the weather changes so they can move seasonal clothing to it's respective place. The goal is ultimately...
  • The simple beauty of nature:
    Simplify to succeed: How to build on a childhood principle
    "Where are the simple joys of maiden hood? Are those sweet simple pleasures gone for good?" Remember those lyrics from Camelot?For poetry lovers:"There was a time when meadow, grove, and stream,The earth, and every common sight,To...
  • Holiday decorating and baking
    Holiday decorating and baking
    Thanksgiving 2012 is gone and we are headed into December. This is decorating and baking time, with no time to do it. Let’s simplify this year. It is O.K. to take some of the tension out of our holidays and put in some less stressful...
  • You are never more at one than you are fishing from a kayak
    You are never more at one than you are fishing from a kayak
    Gliding through close to the water with hardly a sound. If you’ve always fished from docks and boats it’s a natural. No gas makes the sound of fishing from a kayak good ‘green’ sense. It will take you a few trips to figure...
  • Live in the moment
    Job search tip - Live in the moment
    We all talk a lot about a positive attitude and looking forward and setting goals. But, how much are you missing by looking past this moment and always to the future?You may be missing out on more than a future memory, you may be missing out on an...
  • organized room
    Storage Solutions - Easy Ways to Stay Organized
    As a professional organizer, the top concern I hear from my clients is; “Where do I put all this stuff?”. My job is to come in and transform their chosen area into a functional living space that works for that particular person or...
  • Simplify Life
    Simplify
    Being with our friend and simplifying may seem to be opposites. We can become so overwhelmed with day-to-day living and getting through that simply adjusting to a new aspect is a hurdle to get over.Simplify when looking at the ADL’s ...
  • Let Catherine O'Brien and rePURPOSE help you clear away clutter.
    rePURPOSE in Sacramento can help you learn what to trash, what to treasure
    Fans of Cash and Cari on HGTV know that Cari Cuksey is an estate sale expert from the Detroit, Michigan area that helps evaluate, organize and simplify her clients possessions through estate sales and her vintage store. But what do people living...
  • Waterlilies how beautiful
    Everyday is a new adventure in care giving
    Caregivers everywhere will tell us that each day offers a new picture of the friend they care for. This picture can and does run an expressway of highs and lows. The highs can make us laugh, cry and be the happiest person in the world or they can...
  • Holiday stress - some tips to help cope
    Holiday stress - some tips to help this season
    Holidays are filled with mixed emotions, wanting to "do it all" while having to maintain a budget, too little time, expectations and situations that can be considered unhealthy. A look through magazines and on line provides plenty of...
  • Top 10 worst
    Top 10 worst headlines on Match.com profiles
    When you're writing a profile for a dating site, one of the most important components is your headline: the attention-getting device.Granted, your picture speaks volumes and is worth 1,000 words, however, a smart headline can attract the right...
  • Dating 101: have you branded yourself lately?
    Dating 101: have you branded yourself lately?
    Marketing 101 - there is a plethora of books, lectures, and videos telling singles who are 50 plus how to package their assets, develop a personal brand, leverage niche marketing, use direct mail and telemarketing to get the word out, establish a...
  • Cup of Coffee
    Life is like a cup of coffee
    As the New Year marches forward, a review of our resolutions may be in order. How many of our good intentions have now been lost in January blues? Have the Christmas bills arrived overwhelming you? Are life's challenges monumental?That’s...