It was firsthand experience, serving as co-executor of a friend’s estate that laid the foundation for Hearts Ease Home Inventory. In the aftermath of losing my friend and settling her estate, I carried a weight that abruptly exposed itself as persistent, overwhelming anxiety and depression. Thoughts of responsibilities and commitments made to serve in this capacity for others stimulated a desperate sense of urgency to get my own affairs in order. Thus, creating a system that would alleviate potential impacts on surviving family and friends.
After investigating components required in insurance claims and studying documenting standards, I began the drawn-out process of sorting, eliminating, and inventorying the belongings I’d accumulated over the years. Throughout this process, I was self-employed as a personal assistant and routinely implemented tax donation inventories and living will addendums for my clients. In August of 2017, I embraced the decision to forge a new path and started Hearts Ease Home Inventory.