Category Archives: goal setting

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway

If only it was that easy. It is so much easier to stay in our comfort zone where we know what to expect and we don’t have to upset the boat.  We really want to avoid uncomfortable feelings that may … Continue reading

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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 the Vision You Would Like To Create For Your Home and Your Life?

What is the vision you have for your home?  For your Life?  I think it is hard to create the vision you want for your home when you are unsure about what you want for your life. What is the … Continue reading

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The Walls Came Down – Part 2

What is the vision you would like to create for your home? I needed to love my home again and to feel like I am the queen of my castle and in charge of my space and my surroundings.   Taking … Continue reading

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The Walls Came Tumbling Down – Part 1

And now for something completely different….. I know this is not my usual blog post style but as promised to some of my friends, I wanted to blog about the process of making some changes in my home and my life. … 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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A Time Management Tool to Help with Focus

Have you heard of the Pomodoro Technique?  It is a tool that helps with focus and attention for a period of time.  So, obviously this is a really great tool for those of us who are easily distracted.  In this … Continue reading

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Getting Motivated with a To Do List

Getting motivated can be the most difficult part.  Have you ever found yourself saying “I am going to get up off this sofa and get started on cleaning, laundry, de-cluttering, as soon as I am done playing on facebook, reading blogs, … 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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Huge Improvements on the De-Cluttering

The participants were asked to complete a self-assessment at the beginning of the Clearing Clutter Support Group and then again at the end. These assessments asked participants to rate themselves in 3 general categories: Clutter, Difficulty Discarding and Acquiring. The bar … Continue reading

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