Does your home feel chaotic and cluttered because you’re busy raising little ones? Today, we are talking about the benefits of organization, not just for you personally, but how it can benefit your family as a whole. Managing the ins and outs of children — their schedules, their meals, and all of our personal needs isn’t easy but organization can be a simple step in minimizing all of that stress. Since we are no experts on this topic and are constantly trying to get better at it ourselves, we have enlisted Jen Robin of Life in Jeneral to share her inspiration with us all!
In this episode, expect to hear some simple and relevant tips on how you can simplify your life, simply by getting better organized at home. Jen breaks down how she helps her clients stay sane with all the clutter little ones create, and her best methods when it comes to purging, getting organized and most importantly stating organized. Trust us, once you are through listening you are going to head straight to that closet you’ve been ignoring for far too long, inspired to clean out, clean up, and live with less!
What’s In This Episode:
- How Jen’s company helps moms & families
- What inspired Jen to start Life in Jeneral
- How her passion for organization impact Jen’s day to day life
- The benefits of organization for families
- How Jen helps clients navigate through the psychology of organization
- Working with people who are naturally organized and those who need to be taught
- Little things that can make the biggest impact
- Having systems that grow and change with you over the years
- The process of hiring Jen and her team
- Why you need to start with a clean slate
- Jen’s tips for the purging process
- Advice for managing children’s gear and toys
- Small ways people can start getting organized
- Whether or not there are people are beyond help when it comes to organization
- What is coming up for Life in Jeneral
As a celebrity executive assistant, Jen mastered the art of to-do lists, time management, and efficient systems. She began changing lives professionally by putting organizational communication into real-world practices and personal situations. For Jen, high degrees of organization and personal commitment are fundamental to her core.
After realizing the impact her systems had on an individuals life, she realized she wanted to spread her knowledge and change lives by eliminating stress and clutter. Life in Jeneral was born in 2014 to fulfill a lifelong passion of bringing joy to those around her through the tools of organization.
Connect with Jen:
“People hate moving and I remember I’m like ‘am I crazy?’ because I just really, really loved it and got so much joy from it.” – Jen Robin
“We’re solely word of mouth so for us it’s a huge compliment when someone across the country will fly us out because they know they’re going to get the best service in terms of their care and their organization.” – Jen Robin
“Life is not about the things that we’re collecting but rather connecting with people and loving one another.” – Jen Robin
“When you have a cohesive and organized home and life, you really get to enjoy the bigger picture.” – Jen Robin
“We’re not trying to have everyone throw away everything, that’s not our goal. Our goal is to get to the heart of it.” – Jen Robin
“We don’t want you to call us back, we want it to be something that you can learn and teach.” – Jen Robin
“There really is hope for everyone.” – Jen Robin
“We’re really known for getting in and getting out.” – Jen Robin
“You have to clear the space.” – Jen Robin
“What we do is so much bigger than organizing a space, it’s creating a life for yourself.” – Jen Robin
“You don’t need to do your whole house in one day and you probably can’t.” – Jen Robin
“It seems overwhelming but once you start it’s not as overwhelming as it seems.” – Jen Robin
“If you don’t want it, the system will fail because you won’t maintain it.” – Jen Robin
If you’re looking for easy ways to feed your family, Liz has got you covered. Liz’s Healthy Table Podcast gives you healthy recipes, expert advice, and a big helping of fun! Find out more about Liz & the podcast here!
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