No one wanted my client's 50 volume set of the Harvard Classics UNTIL I responded to a post on my Buy Nothing Facebook site. The set belonged to my client's grandfather and we tried antique stores, auctioneers, book stores and more. We were thisclose to just dropping them off at a thrift shop, or worse, [...]
It ain't easy but it can be done. My method is mindful, green and compassionate. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/03/well/mind/clutter-stress-procrastination-psychology.html
It may be hard to think ahead when you get the bug to declutter NOW but getting stuck with all the stuff you want to donate is harder. Here is another good reason to call me when you are just starting to think about it! There are organizations that will pick up your furnishings, clothing [...]
I just found out that my book DeCLutter2DeLight is on this list of books that will help you keep your New Year's Resolutions! Enjoy! You can get it on Amazon by clicking here.
Matt Baier of Matt Baier Organizing in CT says it all in this article. It's everything I talk about in my workshops or with my clients during a virtual or real-time house call. How do you lose money by tolerating your clutter? I find trends among the clients who find me. Right now I am [...]
Do you remember when I promised that I would not flood your inbox with useless information and that if I had nothing to say I would not send out a newsletter? You may not have heard it, per se, but I did skip September because I made that promise to myself. I am keenly aware [...]
More decluttering fun (for me) today: helping someone downsize. It's been emotionally tough on my client, an actor who feels disoriented at every turn. She's encountering her life's work and I am giving witness to all the people she has touched throughout her life. Which scripts to save, which to donate? Cataloguing 50 years of [...]