Category Archives: Organizing

The Magic of Decluttering

Does this title confuse you? Do you think there is magic in decluttering? On the one hand there can be a lot of pleasure in acquiring things and on the other hand what do your do with all of this … Continue reading

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A Support Worker who will help you with your decluttering efforts?

If you have had a lot of trauma in your life, then you will want to have a Professional Organizer/Mental Health/Support Worker/Family Member who has knowledge and experience working within a Trauma Informed Approach. It is important to have positive … Continue reading

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The Link between Trauma and Chronic Disorganization

Do you think there is a link between trauma and clutter/chronic disorganization/hoarding? The current research is showing that there is a connection between the two. So, the good news is that you are not alone. There are reasons why this … Continue reading

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How to Create the Space that you Want

What would you do with this space? With this room? If the clutter was gone? How do you decide what goes into your space? Where does your inspiration come from? What would you like to see in your space? I … Continue reading

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How to Have More Clarity and Learn to Trust Your Intuition

My word for this year is clarity. Clarity for me means knowing what my vision is for my life and knowing what I want to focus my energy on. I can easily feel overwhelmed and “all over the map” not … Continue reading

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Vision Quest for 2019

For the past few years I have gotten together with friends to work on our Vision Quest (Vision Boards) for the year.  We always do this in early January as it is a great time to reset and to envision … Continue reading

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The First Day of the Rest of My Life

January, 2, 2019 Sounds a bit dramatic but today is the first actual day that I don’t have to go to work.  After more than thirty seven years working in mental health, I knew it was time to make a … 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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10 Tips For Downsizing Your Life

    Are you starting to think about downsizing your life?  Here are some great tips to get you started.  I compiled these tips as I was getting ready to do a half hour talk/discussion with a group of women … Continue reading

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