Erasing the borders of our openness

It is stunning the opportunities we miss to bring our whole selves to all we do and connect dots that stare us in the face. Why do creative and imaginative people (and we are all inherently creative and imaginative) shut down their creativity when in certain domains or situations that are in no less need of their essence and presence. Why would a great writer or a good student or an amazing teacher close up their openness to learn and grow when...

Cleaning your refrigerator after the holidays, naturally and as a team!

We all know that the holidays can be a wonderful time for celebration but we often do not look forward to the cleaning that must accompany all the festivities. We often stock up our refrigerators full of delicious and sticky treats which can leave residue or unsightly stains. What better way to clean up all that holiday gunk than with a natural cleaner and as a team in the same festival spirit? If you have children, it is great practice to...

Featured Friends: Belina Raffy

  Belina is one of the world’s leading Applied Improvisation consultants and the co-founder of the Thrivable World Quest. While in Montreal, she found out about our Cleaning as Practice program and wasted no time in committing 3 days to it. She is a perfect example of the value of being an outsider – you see what insiders miss and you see what you would have never seen had you not ventured outside. From her participation in the program, she...

Cleaning Storm: Action Réfugiés Montréal

  At Zenith Cleaning we enjoy cleaning the homes of people who need a helping hand and do not have the time to clean or the money to hire a cleaner. We call these cleaning sessions Cleaning Storms – a team goes in for 1-2 hours and transform someone’s home with a gift of cleaning. Last month, Vera, Liz and Linda teamed up to clean the home of Megosa, a lovely mother of two girls who came to Canada after...

Friends at Santropol: Cleaning As Practice in Motion

We are working to bring Cleaning as Practice more into workspaces and organizations in order to shape organizational culture through the simplicity and richness of communal cleaning. In November, we visited our dear friends at Santropol Roulant for a short Cleaning as Practice workshop. Santropol Roulant is a non-profit organization that uses food as a vehicle for breaking social and economic isolation between generations and cultures.Their team got together to clean up their office space as a way to bond,...