We All Need to Apply Self-Care!

When I work with clients, I highly recommend that they take time for “self-care.”  I may meet with a client who said they didn’t do any of my homework and actually the day they thought they would do it, they rested instead.  There is this sense of guilt in admitting it to me.  My response is, “Great!  I’m glad you…

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What If My Spouse Won’t De-Clutter?

When I do speaking engagements, this is one of the questions I get asked a lot.  No difference male or female there is usually one partner that won’t de-clutter and the partner asking the question is totally frustrated and at their wits end. What I find interesting many times that while I’m doing an actual organizing project in someone’s home,…

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Food and Imbalanced Emotions!

Has stress, anxiety or depression been part of your life for so long that it almost has become your friend?  It’s with you throughout the day but somewhat unnoticed.  But at night when you are asleep and all is quiet, it seems to pop its ugly head.  You’ve tried therapy, supplements and even Essential Oils.  You vowed you don’t want…

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Is “Sparking Joy” the Right Question to Ask When De-Cluttering?

When Marie Kondo published her book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, I was asked by many of my clients what my thoughts were on this book.  Then when she released her Netflix series many more were intrigued with this new process and questioned whether it had increased my business. I cannot say her writings and TV show expanded my…

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You Have the Greatest Power Given to Man!

Do you know that you have the greatest power given to man and that is the power of choice! Sometimes there are circumstances in our lives that cause us to believe we do not have a choice.  We have to accept the circumstance and situation as it is and we have no power to change.  That is a lie ……

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The Home Organizing Tool Kit

  When the seasons change, it seems that we have motivational changes either to our home or our health.  But when the Spring season comes, I find that most people have that motivation to tackle organizing projects in their home.  The windows open up more for that fresh air, we do “spring” cleaning and make the decision to tackle those…

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Clutter and Thoughts … Do They Correlate?

I just started reading a book by Dr. Caroline Leaf called “Think Learn Succeed … Understanding and using your mind to thrive at school, the workplace and life.” It’s quite fascinating the research she has done for over 20 years about what we put in our mind, what we keep in our mind and what we speak out.  It’s not…

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Is Your Disorganization Chronic or Situational?

With stress being the number one health crisis of our time, it’s a no wonder that it’s growing. We have become such a busy society/family running from one activity to another.  Never having down time as a family.  Kids are involved in a multitude of activities and sports.  Parents are serving on multiple non-profit boards, working overtime and trying to…

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GOALS NOT RESOLUTIONS!

So many have been trying to come up with New Year’s Resolutions.  Are you?  I don’t and don’t encourage them.  We make them only to feel a level of frustration … especially when it only last’s a few weeks. What I like to encourage is setting a goal or goals and doing a paradigm shift in thinking.  What would you…

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Tips for organizing your garage

Organizing a Garage

The weather here in New England is still nice enough to do some outside and garage work.  I’m sure by now, the outside furniture, hoses, umbrellas, etc are finding their way into the basement or garage … or soon to be.  If they go into the garage, it’s a great time to be sure your garage is organized and able…

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