Tag Archive: 'declutter'
Many years ago a colleague of mine came to my house to help me create an Aggravation List — anything that bothered me about my home. Then, as we did the walk-through, we addressed what to do about each issue. It’s part of self-care. I use this walk-through method with my organizing clients today. […]
15 Ways To Turn Your Home Into A Self-Care Sanctuary
This busy parent was feeling hopeless even though she already had a great idea with the cubbies. First we did a “discard and donate”. Then we collaborated to use the cubbies better. Steps to Organize Toys1. Discard and Donate. “When you bring in 1 new; release 2” (your new mantra).2. Group like-kind.3. Use cubbies, colored […]
Redfin says Declutter Your Home before You List it.
AFTER Photography by Yelena Yahontova, Photographer of Joy OK, you’ve moved and now you face lots of boxes to be unpacked. This blog focuses on your beloved books. Getting started: – Envision the space as you’d like to see and use it. – Be sure you have ample shelving because you’ll need a proper place […]
My organizing clients are clearing out their garage before they move. Their donations will come full circle in the community and help a woman get a job. Moving can be quite stressful. Make a list of everything you need to do for your move so it’s not overwhelming. As you check things off the list […]
Still have your Madonna gloves? Four steps to organize your closet: 1. Cull — too much stuff and you can’t find anything to wear: Consign – Donate – Discard 2. Quick fix — Switch to skinny hangers to maximize closet rod space (Joy Mangano makes great ones). If you have items you rarely wear, but must […]
Your clutter is a daily message to yourself, “I am overwhelmed”. What’s your vision for your space? Ready to de-clutter and simplify, but not sure where to begin? Many people know in their hearts that living a de-cluttered life will help them spend more time on things that are truly important to them. They […]
Tending your garden is not just about growing flowers. It’s about taking time for things that matter to you, including nurturing yourself. Getting organized is a means to an end. What’s your end? My epiphany was when I made a decision not to be a workaholic anymore. Having been one for so long, I didn’t […]