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Helena Alkhas
Works at A Personal Organizer
Attended Law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
Lives in Glenview, IL
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Does the holiday squeeze your budget and make you anxious? Check these tips on how to celebrate them with a delicious meal, on a budget. #holidayprep   #holidays2015   #organizingtips  
Saving Money on Holiday Meals The concept of frugal holiday meals may sound like an oxymoron, but it really isn’t as impossible as it may seem. Even though holiday meals express the great value of abundance, you can still avoid stretching your finances beyond their capabilities. How to Save on Holiday Meals? There’s nothing stopping ...
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With all the work you'll have getting ready for the holidays, you'll want your bedroom to be a refuge from all the cleaning, cooking, shopping and entertaining that's coming up. Check my tips to make this room a place for relaxation and rest. #homeorganizing #organizingtips #clutter #holidays
Organizing The Master Bedroom Organizing the master bedroom is usually the lowest priority because it’s the least public room in your house. You may only use it for a few hours a day — and you’re sleeping for most of them — but nothing feels better than going to bed and waking up in a ...
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Don't let the clutter monster get cozy! Tips to declutter and organize your  home. #homeorganizing   #organizingtips   #organizing  
Don’t Let the Clutter Monster Get Cozy in Your Home Clutter usually hides in “hot spots” around your home. Areas like kitchen drawers, hard-to-reach cabinets and bottom shelves in closets end up collection zones for miscellaneous items. This mild chaos may seem innocuous but what starts as a small dust bunny can quickly overwhelm the ...
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It's easy to get lost in our journeys and we end up taking roads we never really meant to. Read here 3 tips on how to simplify at home.
Decluttering our home is usually the first path we take when we think of creating a simple life.
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It's time to finally change gears and get your home ready for Fall with this seasonal home management checklist!
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A Seasonal Home Maintenance Checklist With busy summer schedules, long hours of daylight, and family vacations, most of us spend a lot more time outside and away from home than we do inside at home during the summer. Now, however, the days are getting shorter and temperatures are cooling off, so it’s time to focus ...
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Dúvidas em como formar o seu preço como Personal Organizer? Confira minhas dicas e como montar a sua planilha, aqui!
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Precificação Para a Personal Organizer – Como Calcular o Seu Preço Quanto Eu Devo Cobrar? Entre as perguntas mais difíceis de respondermos quando estamos começando como personal organizers estão: Quanto devemos cobrar? Como formar o nosso preço? Como dar um orçamento? Como criar os famosos pacotes? Em primeiro lugar, vamos combinar que isso tudo é difícil ...
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Getting ready to bake for the season? Create a baking station and have all you need always ready to go. Fresh cookies? Checked! 
#kitchenideas   #baking   #holiday   #organizingtips  
Baking Ingredients Organizer Baking is an activity family members can enjoy together. It can warm your kitchen and your soul as you bring back memories of past baking experiences with your parents and grandparents. But, what if your baking ingredients are scattered all over your kitchen, tossed into the backs of cabinets and the pantry, or spilled ...
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With a little planning your holidays will be enjoyable and filled with beautiful memories. Check my tips and download the planner.
Holiday Planning Tips & Free Printable The holidays are here! And I want to give you the perfect holiday planning tools so you can enjoy time with family and friends instead of cramming for the turkey, gifts and decorating the home. It won’t take much and if you give yourself one full hour for the planning ...
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From dad and dear grandma to "going through teens" cousins, the perfect gift idea for everyone! 
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Christmas Gift Ideas Galore! Shopping for all your Christmas Gifts can be overwhelming even if you have a gift list! We get to the store and see so many cute things that are NOT on our list and, next thing you know we went over budget, bought more than we needed and well, aren’t so happy ...
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Time to review your closet and get ready for a great season. What if you could also simplify? Check my tips to organize your closet using the closet capsule concept! 
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Simplying With the Wardrobe Capsule Concept Tired of having a full closet and never knowing what to wear? I think every woman I know has been there! Let’s take a look on how you can organize the closet using a new organizing idea?   The Why and the Benefits – that go way beyond your ...
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Tired of having a full closet and never knowing what to wear? I think every woman I know has been there! Let’s take a look on how you can organize the closet using a new organizing idea?
#wardrobe   #organizingtips   #livingwithless   #simpleliving   #outfit  
Simplying With the Wardrobe Capsule Concept Tired of having a full closet and never knowing what to wear? I think every woman I know has been there! Let’s take a look on how you can organize the closet using a new organizing idea?   The Why and the Benefits – that go way beyond your ...
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Don’t you wish you had affordable short-cuts to make healthy living easier? Are you tired of trying to make a Whole Foods lifestyle work on a Trader Joe’s budget?
Check this amazing Healthy Living bundle with 97% off today! #healthyliving   #homeorganizing   #cookingtips   #essentialoils   #mealplanning   #recipeoftheday  
I already got this awesome bundle with all things Healthy Living and I don’t want you to miss out on this amazing offer! Don’t you wish you had affordable short-cuts to make healthy living easier? Are you tired of trying to make a Whole Foods lifestyle work on a Trader Joe’s budget? I get it. ...
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Because Life Can Be Simpler
Introduction
Hi, I'm Helena Alkhas and I'm a Glenview, IL Professional Organizer working with busy parents striving to balance work and life, offering home and office organizing services.

As a member and instructor of the National Association of Professional Orgnaizers and a Level II Certificate of Study in Chronic Disorganization by the ICD - Institute for Challenging Disorganization, I abide by their code of ethics and enjoy working with people no matter where they are in life. 

My goal is to help you get your life back from the clutter, one pile at a time because I know when you are organized you can move forward in life!

Bragging rights
Always followed my heart!
Education
  • Law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
    Law
  • MBA at COPPEAD - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
    MBA
  • Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
    Marketing & Business
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • English
  • French
Basic Information
Gender
Female
Relationship
Married
Work
Occupation
Professional Organizer, NAPO Instructor & Virtual Assistant
Skills
Productivity & organization, social media & blogging for solo-preneurs and small businesses
Employment
  • A Personal Organizer
    Lead Professional Organizer & Organizing Consultant, 2010 - present
    Lead professional organizer and organizing consultant. NAPO instructor to new professional organizers - Spanish.
  • Ms. Social
    Social Media Virtual Assistant, 2012 - 2014
    Virtual assistant services for solopreneurs. I'm your implementer!
  • Linde Healthcare
    Global Project Manager, 2000 - 2002
  • L'Oréal
    Skin Care & Hair Coloration Product Manager, 1998 - 2000
  • Knoll - BASF Pharma,
    South America South - Regional Product Manager, 1994 - 1998
  • IBM
    Trainee, 1991 - 1994
Places
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Currently
Glenview, IL
Previously
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Munich, Germany - Yokosuka, Japan - Mangilao, Guam - San Diego, CA - Silver Spring, MD