3 Categories of Books You Can Easily Declutter

3 Categories of Books You Can Easily Declutter

Hello my Lovely!

Are you ready to declutter some books?

I bet you and I have something in common: we both love books and are avid readers. As a Professional Organizer, I often see massive book collections where only a tiny fraction of my clients' books are actually being used, loved and read.

And as a former Librarian, I have to say, it makes me giddy to help my clients with this. :) It is SO fun for me to dig in and help my clients discard the books that don't light them up anymore and then make the remaining collection both functional and beautiful.

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Clear Some Clutter and Make Your Life Sparkle!

Clear Some Clutter and Make Your Life Sparkle!

Stuff can be sooo much fun. Getting a new pair of jeans that make you feel like a million bucks, finding a new lipstick in the latest trendy color or buying a beautiful new mug to drink your morning coffee in are all lovely things and can make your life sparkle. One of my favorite times of the year is back to school time when those fresh new notebooks, pencils and journals all hold so much potential. A new beginning. A fresh slate. I love having a pretty home and get sweaty palmed and juiced up thinking about new throw pillows,  organizing do-dads and kitchen ware. I feel the pull of new stuff just like the next person. So while I do have minimalist leanings, I have a nice collection of lipsticks and shoes and have no interest in letting those things go. Why should I? I love them. They bring me joy and they do make my life sparkle.

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Your Clutter is Keeping You From a Life You Love

Your Clutter is Keeping You From a Life You Love

Many of us have so much stuff  that we don't enjoy our homes. There is stuff everywhere. We haven't seen our table tops in ages, it's hard to navigate some rooms without tripping over something or bruising our hip squeezing past furniture. There might be whole sections of our homes that we avoid at all costs. One of my favorite clients has a room that we lovingly refer to as "The Mystery Room" because what's in it is, well, a mystery.

When we have so that much stuff it's like trying to write a book while sitting on the floor of a busy airport terminal. There is so much stimuli to distract us we can never get quiet and focus on the thing at hand. It's mentally fatiguing to take in  all that information.

It nags at us and tells us lies.

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Declutter Your Home Declutter Your Mind

Declutter Your Home Declutter Your Mind

Have you ever felt really pissy when you were cleaning up a room and you couldn't figure out why? Or maybe you were decluttering the back of your closet and found yourself on the floor crying your eyes out. If you have experienced this,  you know that you can jump from "Why do I have this shirt?" to "I really hate my blanking job" or "I wish I never moved here" or "My kids are growing up way too fast" in a nano second.

So what's THAT all about?

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Quick and Easy Decluttering Tips

Quick and Easy Decluttering Tips

Are you looking for an quick and easy way to start decluttering the stuff from your house? Look no further. I've got you covered. Each of these quick and easy decluttering tips are dead simple and will take you 10 minutes maximum.  Even if you are ready to call a dumpster rental company or just want to move house and start over, these things will make your house feel better. Get yourself a timer and play race the clock!

You + me + 1 timer = 1 hour to a lighter, happier feeling house.

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