Category Archives: Emotional Clutter

10 Practical Strategies for De-Cluttering Your Life and Home

I regularly do a talk called De-Clutter Your Life at a local Family Counselling Centre in London, Ontario.  At one time I put together a list of strategies to help people to De-Clutter Their Lives (in general) so speaking to a … Continue reading

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What is your personal clutter model?

One of the first steps in being able to solve a problem is knowing what has led you to this issue.  Everyone is very individual in how they deal with their stuff.  So it can be important to figure out … Continue reading

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Six Stages of Change

“Stepping onto a brand-new path is difficult, but not more difficult than remaining in a situation, which is not nurturing to the whole woman.” ― Maya Angelou I recently had the honour of visiting the Clutter Clearers Peer Support Group, a … Continue reading

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Clearing Clutter Support Group – Week 8

Well, yes, this is the final week (that sure flew by).   This week is somewhat bittersweet, especially with this group as there was such consistent attendance and it was also a nice small group.  Really, every group is special though!!  … Continue reading

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3 Ways To Be More Grounded and Organized

As I write this post, I need to feel grounded, centered, calm and landed.  Just breathe!!   Sometimes, I really do feel that I am all over the map.  So many things to do, so little “spare” time and so many … Continue reading

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Clearing Clutter Support Group Week 7

An interesting week!!  Special Guests, inspiration, and ah ha moments !!! We had four guests come today from the Clutter Clearer’s Peer Support Group.  This group meets every Friday in a local coffee shop and all are graduates of the … Continue reading

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Clearing Clutter Support Group – Week 6

Wow, we are on the home stretch now – Week 6  Woohoo!!  We have had really consistent attendance in this group.  It is small which is nice, about 8 participants and one member was off sick this week.  We really … Continue reading

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Clearing Clutter Support Group – Week 5

Our group is two hours each week and participants soon figure out that we do have a set agenda that they can count on.  So each week we start with a Check in/Successes/Homework which means that everyone has the opportunity … Continue reading

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Clearing Clutter Support Group Week 4

Wow!! Week 4 already!!  The weeks sure do fly by.  Week 4 is the halfway point of the group and at this time it can get more challenging for participants.  They should be testing the waters now by not acquiring, … Continue reading

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Help Card for Emotional Shoppers

Do you need to cut down on your shopping?  Do you find yourself shopping to avoid uncomfortable feelings?  Are you in debt over your ears? ugh!!  Here is some help in the form of a card that you can cut … Continue reading

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