Dealing with Friday Morning Pre-Shabbos Overwhelm

I am writing this to give myself my own advice. If you, dear reader, can benefit from this advice also, then I am glad to be of assistance. IT’S FRIDAY MORNING. The dishes are piled, the remnants of yesterday’s children’s messes are still scattered, the bathroom needs a good wipe down. The dining room table,Continue reading “Dealing with Friday Morning Pre-Shabbos Overwhelm”

Are you OVERWHELMED by clutter?

Once upon a time, there were only sports coaches.  Nowadays there are sports coaches health coaches, life coaches, business coaches, and more. Since I’m a master at organizing, I became a CLUTTER COACH (spelled Klutter Koach, K for Karen). I hear from many clients how they want to tackle their organizational challenges but get OVERWHELMEDContinue reading “Are you OVERWHELMED by clutter?”

The Truth About Cleaning for Pesach

To me, Pesach cleaning is not a daunting task. However if the term ‘Pesach cleaning’ is the all-encompassing phrase that really means ‘shopping, cooking, cleaning, spring cleaning, and turning over the kitchen from non-Pesach to Pesach’ I get overwhelmed.  I’ve written many articles about preparing for Pesach and follow my own advice, hence the feel ofContinue reading “The Truth About Cleaning for Pesach”


Things can be overwhelming especially when there is a lot on our plate.  Sometimes having a friend, a buddy, or a ‘koach’ gets us past the feeling of overwhelm and allows us to move forward.  A poem: I have so much to do I don’t know where to start My head swims, my thoughts areContinue reading “Overwhelmed”