Showing posts from November, 2015

The Value of an Invisible Holiday Assistant: 3 Easy Tips for a Stress Free Holiday

The Holiday Season is one of the busiest times of the year. Frequently we don't know how we’re going to get everything done in time. Creating a plan and organizational strategy will help ease the stress during this busy season. Let a storage facility like 5A Rent-A-Space be your “Invisible Holiday Assistant.” How can we help during the holidays? Read the tips below to see how we can assist you this winter. For more useful Holiday Storage Unit tips, visit our website ( ) and Pinterest ( ) page for more helpful tips and tricks. Making Room for House Guests: If relatives are coming to stay with you over the next two months, and you need space for them to sleep, think about taking extra furniture, boxes, clothes and sports equipment to a storage unit. All 5A Rent-A-Space facilities have security systems to protect your valuables. Our knowledgeable staff members will assist you in choosing the correct size unit for the amount of ite

Be The Star You Are - Helping to support a worthy cause in the Bay Area

Helping to support a worthy cause in the Bay Area Be the Star You Are is a local Bay Area is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation dedicated to providing library books to young people in need. Be The Star You Are fundraises in many different ways including hosting a Book Bash 5A Rent-A-Space in Moraga. CA. When participants spent $19.99 or more, they received a free book and donated books to local schools, libraries and organizations in need. During the holiday season they are looking to raise funds for their non-profit through the completion of a 2-3 minute survey. If you purchased a Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) Television or computer screen between 1995 and 2007, you may be eligible for money obtained from a settlement.  If you would like to donate that money, take the following survey ( ) and it will go directly to Be The Star You Are. You will receive a tax receipt following your donation.  Follow the links below to a

Cultivating Gratitude

Cultivating Gratitude During the holiday season it can be easy to get caught up in the busyness of gift buying and parties surrounding Thanksgiving and Christmas. We often let the stress of large crowds in shopping malls and parking lots affect our overall happiness. We lose sight of how this time of year is actually about being grateful for not only what we have but the people in our lives. In an article written on University of Massachusetts Dartmouth website, they reviewed the relationship that gratitude has on our overall health. New research conducted by Wendy Berry Mendes from the University of California, San Francisco showed that “people with high levels of gratitude show lower resting blood pressure and are less reactive to stressful events.” Another study conducted by Martin Seligman, Robert Emmons, and Michael McCullough showed a link between gratitude to health and mental well-being including higher levels of alertness, determination, energy, sleep quality,