We had the good fortune of connecting with Judy Einbund and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Judy, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
I wanted to make some kind of difference in people’s lives in my work, while considering what I was good at and got pleasure from. When I first started the business, the impetus came from my husband’s work as a Psychologist whose many clients were unable, for whatever reasons, to organize their lives and living spaces, creating additional stress in their lives, especially after some life-changing event like losing a partner, moving, or relocating. I have always unliked “clutter” and believe that “mess causes stress.” I am passionate about creating a living environment that allows maximum efficiency (like in the kitchen) combined with beautiful esthetics that evoke a sense of calm and serenity. Everyone should feel that they enjoy being in their home…it is after all our safe haven from the chaotic world.

What should our readers know about your business?
I feel what sets Judy’s Hands apart from other organizing companies is the fact that what is important to us is really listening to our clients and taking into consideration their desires and emotional attachments to things. We never push anyone to do something uncomfortable or that feels too stressful. It can be a process to let go of “things” and we work with this understanding. I think testament to this is the fact that our clients call us back over time to “refresh” and or keep their homes on track, as it were. Additionally, the services we offer are more extensive: decluttering, packing, moving sales, unpacking and organizing the entire home, suggesting and even purchasing organizational tools or systems, or readying a home for sale. What I’ve learned along the way is that everyone appreciates being listened to and cared about. We treat people and their belongings with love and care. The name Judy’s Hands is meant to make people feel they are putting their stress, challenges, or feelings of being overwhelmed into our hands, providing immediate relief and ease in their lives. You must make a change to see a change!

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Los Angeles really has everything and anything one could want. For me, I love nature and gravitate to the ocean and the many hiking areas around, in that sunny SoCal weather! Griffith Park is a great place for visitors, Malibu and Malibu Creek State Park, A walk along the above-beach park in Santa Monica, Venice Boardwalk on a weekend for those who will brave the crowds. There are so many great eateries…whether you are Vegan or a carnivore. Outdoor concerts at LACMA, the Pantages theatre, the Getty Villa and the Getty hilltop museum are all favorites of mine.

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
As I mentioned, my husband Dr. Neil Einbund is a psychologist and has always not only fiercely supported my endeavor, but has witnessed the difference that it can make in people’s lives. My partner (and sister-in-law) Wendy Einbund is keenly intuitive in this work and a huge help. We both love what we do.

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