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Barriers to Clearing the Clutter? There are Solutions!

BARRIERS Making Decisions – How are you at making decisions?  Difficulty or avoidance about making decisions can be a real barrier to clearing the clutter.  What do you think of this expression?   “Clutter is just Deferred Decision Making”. It … Continue reading

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How To Get Motivated? (to declutter)

Motivation is a tricky thing and it can be hard to figure out what is going on and what holds us back.  Group members say they are not motivated or wish they were more motivated (to declutter). We are motivated to … Continue reading

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My Very Real Year in Review

This past year sure has flown by.  I really believe it is so important to look at your past year and review what you did whether it was positive or negative. This will certainly help you with working on new … 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 3

Week 3 is fun!!  Participants are starting to get into the swing of things and are starting to develop some awareness around their acquiring behaviours and their thought processes.   They are also starting to develop some trust with each other. … Continue reading

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Clearing Clutter Support Group Challenge

The easy part was getting the Curio Cupboard off the wall.  I knew that it would be easy, it was just finally getting around to it.  It was very dusty and had been bumped off the nails a couple of … Continue reading

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Non-Acquiring Help Card for 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?  Have you noticed that you are bringing items home and then questioning yourself about why? … Continue reading

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When Decluttering Turns Into A Family Argument

So, I arrive at my clients home, a family of three who I have been working with weekly for almost a year now and I can tell right away there is tension in the air.  The mom and dad are … Continue reading

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What are you acquiring?

One of the first exercises (homework) we do in our Support Group is to pay attention to what we acquire over the week. Do you find yourself stopping at Value Village, the Dollar Store or maybe your favourite Shoe Store … Continue reading

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Decluttering Your Life Workshop

Hi Everyone, Just wanted to give you a heads up on this workshop coming up on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 Decluttering Your Life Workshop Are you feeling overwhelmed with too many things going on in your life?   Do you have … Continue reading

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