When clearing your closet, consider the positive impacts of clearing space, not the negatives. Instead of thinking that, "I have to get rid of this," consider thinking, "I'm making space for other opportunities if I let go of this." I'm not the only one who feels this is an easier way to consider opening space and letting go of stuff.Read More
One trick I like to share with clients to help them focus relates to their work space in their home office. Oftentimes, my clients’ desks are covered with post-it notes and pages upon pages of notes and pens and paper clips and binder clips and important documents and unopened mail - plus their laptop or desktop computer and possibly even a printer - which translates to so much clutter. And all of the clutter distracts the brain and makes it difficult to focus on the task at hand, whatever it might be.Read More
Do certain areas of your home drive you crazy? Are your kitchen drawers a chaotic mess? Is your closet stuffed with clothes that haven’t seen the light of day in years? Are your bookshelves sagging from the weight of too many books?Read More
I find that my home is a reflection of my life. If my space is cluttered and disorganized, I feel scattered and disorganized (and yes, this does happen from time to time!).
When I feel distressed or out of sorts, I close my eyes, take some deep breaths and try to clear my mind. Then I attempt to determine the source of my uneasiness, and I ask myself what I can do to change the situation. In some cases, circumstances are out of my control, but in every situation, I find stress relief when clearing my physical space of any extraneous "stuff" that may have started piling up. In doing so, I'm clearing space for what matters to me - open, accessible space showcasing those items that bring me joy, are beautiful and are useful.Read More