I recently connected with Megan Spillman, a Certified KonMari consultant and the founder of Peace and Tidy, LLC. I was intrigued by her passion of helping others create joyful and mentally healthy spaces. Our home environment can have such an impact on our mood. Below she shares her insights on creating such a space post-divorce.
All the best,
Create Joy in Your Space After Divorce
“But when we really delve into the reasons for why we can’tlet something go, there are only two: an attachment to the past or a fear forthe future.” — Marie Kondo
The transitions during divorce can feel unsettling. Whetheryou are moving homes or staying in the marital home, creating a space where youcan relax and care for yourself and family is key. The circumstancessurrounding your space might not be entirely within your control and might betemporary. You may not want to move, or you may be anxious and ready to move,but can’t. Your budget for creating a new space might be limited ornon-existent.
How can you begin to create a space that supports the personyou are now and what you need? Here are a few tips to consider.
It is brave to make decisions to make yourself feel better. The small decisions may build up your confidence for bigger decisions as you move forward in your new life.Focus on what you need right now in your space to feel your best and move forward.
Megan Spillman is a member of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO) and holds certificates in household management, residential organizing, life transitions and workplace productivity. Prior to pursuing a career in professional organizing, she managed the Chicago office of the Institute of International Education (IIE) and served as the director of student services for the Fulbright Foreign Student Program, the U.S. Department of State’s flagship international educational exchange program.
She’s a mom to a 4 year old named Alister and a 10 year old Boston Terrier named Otto.
Check out her website for Peace and Tidy HERE.
Congratulations on exploring the first steps to enhancing your life. Let’s chat about you, your family, your job, your stress, your desires, and how we can make joy and bliss in between it all.