About the author - Mikaela Che'lean

Hi! I'm, Mikaela.

By day, I am a Professional Organizer and Online Coach with Optimal Life Space. I help people organizationally transform their homes, offices, and bodies. When I'm not removing clutter, you can find me here sharing stories of my life, training for a marathon, working in my flower beds, or spending time with my granddaughter.

Walk Before You Run

Walk Before You Run

As I designed this website I used a play on words to describe what I do and how I do it around running. I did this intentionally because I LOVE running. What has been interesting to me is how much organization and running have in common. I was talking to a client the other day…

Gone to pasture

Solid foundation

Always wear a good bra, or gravity will show no mercy – Halle Berry Ladies! How can I put this? “Do your boobs hang low? Do they wobble too and fro?….you know the rest. A good bra is Key! I read an article by customfitbras.ca stating that women’s breasts change sizes an average of five…

Garden thoughts | Run your life with Mikaela Che'lean at mikaelachelean.com

Garden thoughts…

While weeding in the garden this past weekend, I’m overcome with gratitude for the simplicity of gardening. You plant the seeds. You water the plants. You weed so your plants have a better harvest. Lastly, you harvest the fruits of your consistent labor. What if we applied this simplicity to our lives? Frustrated with your finances?…

Strength... or so I thought so. | Run your life with Mikaela Che'lean at mikaelachelean.com

Strength….or so I thought.

The past few months have been really difficult. As mentioned in an earlier post the company I worked for had been acquired and I had gone to work for the new company. Although I am grateful for the job, my feelings have been mixed as to whether or not accepting the position was a good…

A new adventure. | Run your life with Mikaela Che'lean at mikaelachelean.com

My first entry into a new adventure!

On March 1, 2015, the family company I worked at for the past 18 years was sold.  I confidently thought, prior to that day, that I would retire from this job.  Shock doesn’t do justice to the emotions I felt. What did this mean for me? Luckily, I was offered a job with the new company. However,…