As I shared in my most recent e-newsletter (which, by the way, if you want to be added to the e-newsletter mailing list, please send me a quick email), I’ve been taking classes through the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO) to obtain my specialist certificate in Life Transitions...Read More
In this little blog o’ mine, I write a lot about letting go of the stuff that’s holding you back, and I also write a lot about feelings. To me, these two separate but equally important ideas go hand-in-hand. If you are surrounded by clutter and chaos, it affects how you feel. I believe clutter sucks your energy and drains you. I believe clutter contributes to unhappiness. I believe clutter steals joy.Read More
How does one determine how many of one thing to keep? For example, how many pens do you keep? Do you have a limit on the number you bring into your home? Since pens don't take up a lot of space, they're probably not high on your list of items to downsize.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