Look what piece of info just came my way: WANDS FOR WILDLIFE for Appalachian Wild Urgent Care. I can't even deal with this one! RECYCLE & SAVE WILD LIVES! Old mascara wands are used to remove fly eggs and larva from the fur of wild animals. They work great because the bristles are close together. [...]
Excited to be a part of #ZeroWastePassover: The Life-Changing Mitzvah of Tidying Up. I will be presenting at the March 26th session. Here is a blog I wrote in prep for that. Enjoy!
Thank you to Lisa Joy Tuttle, Creator and Facilitator of the Mindful Self-Management Group Coaching Program for adults with ADHD at the Perelman School of Medicine for inviting me to present DeClutter2DeLight to her students. I learned so much from the participants. These folks were grateful to have found this exemplary program and I will [...]
Yeah, I was pretty surprised when a journalist asked me the question: storage sheds or storage units because my thing, really, is neither. Things have energy and I don't want that energy trapped AND mostly, I want things used and reused and on and on. BUT, I used it as a teachable moment and wrote [...]
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 [...]