Tag Archives: Making Change

How are you doing with your UFO’s? Unfinished Objects/Projects

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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Blessings from a Near Death Experience and a New Book Launch

I can honestly say I have had a near death experience. Scariest moments of my life. It was the storm that touched down on Saturday, May 21.  Apparently, there were two tornados that touched down in the London area.   … Continue reading

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What Can You Do in Ten Minutes?

This is a popular challenge that we practice in the Declutter Your Life and Mind Group and members love it……because it is so much easier to think about 10 minutes at a time to do a task.   I often … Continue reading

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Happy Spring Clearing: Physical and Emotional Clutter

It’s that time of year again when we feel motivated to clear out the physical and emotional clutter that has been holding us back and make some changes in our lives.  The birds are singing and spring is in the … 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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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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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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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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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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