Category Archives: Inspiration

Redefine Your Relationship to Your Stuff

Does your stuff tell the story of who you are?  Does your identity depend on your past accomplishments, memories from the past or stuff that is in your home and possibly taking up valuable real estate?  Does your clutter protect … 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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My Clutter Looks Like My ADHD Brain

Working with someone who has ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyper Activity Disorder), can really add an additional layer of difficulty when helping someone to declutter and organize.   An individual with ADHD may have difficulties and challenges that cannot be seen so … Continue reading

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Setting Your Decluttering Challenges

  Day 1 of the 5 Day Declutter Your Life and Mind Challenge Setting Your Decluttering Challenges So you want to start with a challenge that is realistic and doable.  Set a challenge for yourself that you know that you … Continue reading

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Awareness and Letting Go of the Clutter

Awareness and letting go of the Clutter.  Not easy to do as we tend to be on autopilot most days (myself included) but if we can start to examine what our thought process is as we do this work, we … Continue reading

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Do You Say Yes When You Would Rather Say No?

Saying yes to yourself sometimes means saying no to others.  There are times when you need to put yourself first because you deserve it and are worth it.   Setting limits and boundaries with others and learning how to say … Continue reading

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Free Six Week Declutter Your Life and Mind Challenge

Weekly challenges that we set for ourselves can be the best way for us to move forward and to feel like we are accomplishing our goals and making progress.  And having that accountability to ourselves and to others is so … Continue reading

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How to Help Your Loved One who has Hoarding Disorder? Part 2

What do you do when your loved one is not motivated to make changes to make their place safer and healthier? What will motivate them to want to make change? How can you help your loved one who has hoarding disorder? … Continue reading

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How to Help Your Loved One who has Hoarding Disorder? Part 1

What do you do when your loved one is not motivated to make changes to make their place safer and healthier?  What will motivate them to want to make change?  How can you help your loved one who has hoarding … Continue reading

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Getting Past Fear and Emotional Clutter

(Originally titled Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway posted August 31, 2015) 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 … Continue reading

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