February 13, 2020
love your home

Love Your Home This Valentine’s Day

Did you know the way your home feels can have a huge impact on the way you feel? If it’s cluttered you feel disorganized. If it’s not decorated it’s less like to feel at home. And, if it’s not sexy, it may be affecting your actual sex life. No matter how long you may live in your house it can start to feel stale. You might find yourself daydreaming about a newer, more beautiful home. But, the grass isn’t always greener on the other side. We should all love the place we call home because it’s a little piece of the world we can call our own. You create the rules inside this space and my #1 rule is to make sure my place feels warm, welcoming and relaxing– so every time I walk through the front door I love to be home. This Valentine’s Day, I shared my tips […]
January 30, 2020
organizing a home

4 Mistakes You’re Making While Organizing a Home

If you’re like most people, you’ve had good intentions to organize your home this year — but, is your technique on achieving this goal really working? If your closets are still a mess, cupboards & drawers overflowing and surfaces cluttered then you may be making one or more of these home organizing mistakes. To help you conquer your home organizing goals, let’s explore a few reasons why you’re home is still cluttered and how you can take action this weekend to improve your home’s quality of life. MISTAKE # 1: Being Unrealistic About Your Possessions Parting with your items for some may be difficult. Many feel that they will need the item at some point, so they keep it — and in most cases misplace the item never truly using it again. This hoarding mentality builds up clutter quickly. Rather than feeling guilty or obligated to keep an item because of your […]
January 23, 2020

How to Live In a Staged Home and Not Lose Your Mind

In a perfect world a home seller wouldn’t need to be living in their homes while on the market, however, the list of reasons why someone sells are endless and in many cases forces the homeowner to stay put when selling. As I’m writing this post my own home is currently on the market in Howard Beach, NY. The experience can be grueling for sellers when their personal lives become public display to strangers and their criticisms. If a homeowner is going to be living in their home when selling they have to willingly be inconvenienced not only emotionally, but physically. Most buyers have a hard time seeing past the seller’s stuff  unable to visualize living in the home. As a seller it’s your obligation to keep the property to show-ready at all times. It must remain tidy and items must remain in their proper place while the home is on the market, […]
January 16, 2020
confident communicator

5 Ways to Become a Confident Communicator

Marketing a business may have evolved over the years but being a confident communicator has been the constant driving a company’s message. In 2019, business owners benefited from creating an engagement connection online. That’s not going away any time soon, in fact in the years to come sales growth will expand through conveying conviction, tapping into your company’s purpose, and humanizing stories. Communication is an essential part of everyday life, both verbal and non-verbal cues will reveal our emotions, our thoughts, and our needs in our personal and professional lives. Having good communication skills is critical to finalize a deal, maintain a relationship, or even make a point. Often times I’m asked, “how can I overcome my fear and effectively share on video, or even online when I’m nervous around being seen.” Being invisible in business will destroy your chance of being successful. It’s time to share your wisdom, let […]
January 9, 2020

[VIDEOS] Home Organizing: Truth Behind Living in a Clutter-Free Space

There is no place like home when it’s organized. Did you know you don’t have to live with the clutter around you? You can make a conscious decision, right now, to live in a clutter-free home and stay on top of the mess by implement a few of these home organizing strategies. We recently shared why clutter maybe building up in your home and how a combination acknowledging its presence and obtaining home pride you can begin to declutter your life – both mentally and physically. If you missed the first part of The Truth Behind Living in a Clutter-Free Home than read the post here before continuing with these strategies. One of the biggest problems homeowners face is dealing with clutter and cleanliness. When a homeowner hears those two “C” words, they tend to twitch and immediately get defensive about their private space. If this sounds like you, it’s important […]