With so many stimuli in the world, finding space for your mind to quiet is a challenge and creating this space in your home is no small task requiring ongoing diligence – at least in my house. I am far from a hoarder, but like many I find that I do have a lot of stuff and finding a place for this stuff is a challenge. More often than not, things like paperwork that do not have a defined place tend to pile up. In our house the kitchen counter often bares the brunt of this chaos much to the dismay of significant other who loves to cook and likes clean workspace.

Instead of letting this flaw lead to all out war I have learned a few things that have helped me control the chaos.