Posts by Mridu Parikh

Mridu is an Organization and Simplicity Expert for people who are tired of feeling overwhelmed and stressed out. And when she’s not simplifying lives, bringing calm to chaos, and streamlining time and tasks, you can find her indulging in wine, zumba, pre-adolescent laughter and scheming her next video “punchline.” Prepare to get uber motivated and take action with Mridu’s FREE 5-day organizing series.

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Why Experiences Trump Things and Bring Us Closer

“Every experience, good or bad, is a priceless collector’s item.” ~Isaac Marion

Last year was a thrilling one for my sweet boys, ages eight and eleven. Thanks to birthdays, Diwali, and Christmas, they were fortunate enough to receive most of the things they’d been begging for throughout the year.

As we sat on our couch on New Year’s day, I asked them what their best memories were from 2014. Surely, I thought, they would rattle off the highly anticipated iPod touch or the Giants jersey that topped their wish lists.

But much to my surprise (and my joy), my younger …