Category Archives: acquiring items

Retail Therapy – It is a Real Thing!

You are driving by your favourite mall and you think to yourself…….“It’s been a hard day, I think I will just pop into this store and look around for a bit and see what I might find. I deserve to … Continue reading

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Why is it so hard to sell my stuff? 

Back in 2020 (before Covid) it was so much easier to sell your belongings and you could actually make a little money to purchase something else.  Today it has become so hard to sell anything – sometimes you can’t even … Continue reading

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Do you Have Unfinished Projects? Great ideas for the future?

Some of you know that I started a fun project awhile ago.  After cleaning out my parents home, I agreed to take all of my mom’s collectable spoons.  My mom picked one up on every trip she went on with … Continue reading

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Arts and Crafts and Hobbies Out of Control?

Need some inspiration to start to organize your arts and crafts supplies? Check out these great tips! Continue reading

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Emotional Responses to Your Stuff

When you think about your stuff what kinds of emotions come up? If you struggle somewhat with your stuff you may think of negative emotions right away. They may include feelings of fear and anxiety, grief and loss, sadness, guilt … Continue reading

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Emotional Responses to Our Clutter – Week 3

When you think about your stuff what kinds of emotions come up? If you struggle somewhat with your stuff you may think of these negative emotions right away. They may include feelings of fear and anxiety, grief and loss, sadness, … Continue reading

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Clearing Clutter Support Group Week 1

Welcome to Week 1 – I hope you will follow along for the next 7 weeks while we go through this 8 week session of the Clearing Clutter Support Group. Agenda: Week 1 Welcome, Introductions and Warm Up – What … Continue reading

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What is underneath the clutter?

What is underneath the clutter?  What do you think your stuff is trying to tell you? Do you ever wonder why you are keeping so many things? Think about this statement for a minute.  What do you think? How does … Continue reading

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How Much Are You Acquiring?

Key #2 One of our first homework exercises we do in the Clearing Clutter Support Group and it is amazing what insights come out of this.  Shopping, finding things, getting things given to you from well meaning friends or family, mail and flyers … Continue reading

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Clutter, Acquiring and Letting Go – The Keys to Getting Started

Are you wondering how to start the de-cluttering process?  It can be so overwhelming!  It can feel easier to just throw our hands up and say  “what is the use, I just don’t even know where to start so why … Continue reading

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