Three Ways to Keep Clutter At Bay

Three Ways to Keep Clutter At Bay

How do you maintain your home so that it doesn't fill up with clutter and mess?

There are 3 simple rules to follow or integrate into your life that can make a really big difference in the level of clutter and messes you have in your home.

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How To Organize Your Kids' School Papers

How To Organize Your Kids' School Papers

Do you love paperwork? If you are like most of my peeps, the answer is a resounding "NOPE." Let me tell you, when I started my journey as a Professional Organizer I did not think that I would love dealing with paperwork; I used to work in a public library where we had to file government documents and omg did I hate that part of my job. Talk about tedious. I. Hated. It.

Books? I could deal with books. That was fun. But moving around pieces of paper and putting them in precise order over and over again? UGH. We could only do it in one hour increments because we'd start going cross eyed otherwise.

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5 Tips to Keep On Decluttering Even When You're Exhausted

5 Tips to Keep On Decluttering Even When You're Exhausted

Decluttering can be exhausting work. I'm sure you already knew that from experience.

Recently a client said to me at the end of a four hour session, "Why is this SO exhausting? I mean I know this is hard physical work but it feels like more than that. How come?"

She hit the nail on the head with that observation. Here's the thing: it's really not about the stuff. Yes, it's very tiring to move stuff around, lift heavy boxes, and do the equivalent of 50 squats picking stuff up off the floor but that's just part of what's going on. The real stuff that's going on it that decisions are finally being made and some (ok, a lot) of those decisions are hard. 

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Decluttering Your Energy Field

Decluttering Your Energy Field

Guest post by Iris Arjeta

A clear, calm space has great energy. You feel expansive and free in a well-organized space. You can breathe easier, rest more deeply, and clearly know what you want and need in your life when your senses aren't overwhelmed by clutter.

You know you love this feeling, yet it's still a struggle to organize and de-clutter your home. Maybe it's because your energy could use a bit of spring cleaning.

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