November 30, 2016
Hello ZEN Friends,
My name is Suzie Sandoval, also known as The ZEN Organizer, I’m the Founder of OrganiZEN® and I AM The Ultimate OrganiZEN® Client.
Yes, I am just as much of a student of this divine transformational work as my OrganiZEN® and Soul ZEN clients are. I happen to be the extreme version so I can help my clients in many capacities be clutterfree.
After living in Portland, Oregon for over 25 years, experiencing life burnout, while simultaneoulsy being a passionately, inspired person...and a successful, mission driven entrepreneur for nearly 7 years, I am about to live out one of my bucket list dreams!!!
Yahoo, yowza, yowza, yippee kayae, boom chicka, laka, chicka laka, chicka boom, boom….AWESOMENESS!!!
As I sit here in my nearly empty studio tonight, nestled in the majestic beauty of the West Hills, in Portland, Oregon, right down the street from my best friend backroad Skyline Blvd. I look around and feel free, light, inspired and good with my remaining belongings I've chosen to best serve me in life. I've reduced my entire life belongings to what will fit in my car.
I’m feeling extra sentimental tonight, not only because it’s the holiday season and I’m moving out of portland but also because I’m about to take a huge leap of faith in my life into the depths of the unknown; I'm becoming a digital nomad and wanderluster.
I’ve reduced 99% of my belongings to answer a calling and make a bucket list dream come true, beginning with a road trip across the US!
I could not have reached this epic point in my life without my friends and the connections and resources available via the internet and social media. I love Portland, Oregon and I am grateful to have loving friends here and a place to call home. I will think of Portland whenever it rains, wherever I go, as I love rainy days.
I’m calling my road trip journey, My Date With Destiny. Yes, it is inspired by Tony Robbins, for all ya’ll Tony Robbins Bad Ass Fans out there.
Tomorrow, December 1st, 2016, I'm moving out of Portland officially, with no final destination yet determined. My home IS where my heart takes me. I’ll be heading down to the San Francisco Bay Area where I grew up, visiting friends and getting grounded back into my roots.
I’ll also be providing my services (virtually and in person) all along the way. Stay connected and inspired on facebook, instagram, youtube and my blogs specifically, as I take you along with me bringing the magic of OrganiZEN to you all across the US.
Feel good, function and flow,
~Suzie Sandoval, The ZEN Organizer
My 240 square foot Studio nestled up in the west hills in Portland, Oregon. I loved living in this location, centrally located - perfecto for an all over town commuter like myself - and walking distance to the beautiful rose garden, Washington Park, the Zoo, the light rail Max station, and NW 23rd and downtown are minutes away. Including access to amenities like a pool, hot tub, fitness center, sauna and awesome hiking walking right my door. It's crazy to move from but I'm beyond overdue for really answering my true callings!
Today, I look out my window and I see the weather here is covering us with gray foggy clouds with drizzling rain, rainbow trees and lush greenery all around.
I'm super excited for my road trip to begin tomorrow!! I was born to travel and enjoy life!!!
Final prepping for my Date With Destiny road trip across the US. I've been getting lots of questions about my downsizing process so I thought I'd share my progress. Here's what I'm down to and it still feels like too much. #COUNTDOWNS 3 more days and some last donation drop offs and we'll see what will fit in my car! I just can't bring myself to let go my scarves, mittens and hats. One bag is designated for my accessories! Ha, ha!
It's crazy but 240sq ft of stuff felt like too much. I can't believe how many things I've let go and donated.
It's really fascinating to me to go through this experience of downsizing over the course of the past 5 years to this and to really see what I actually need in life.
Clothes have been the hardest to let go of for me and are a reflection of my body image healing journey.