Declutter and Organize

Ready to declutter and organize your life once and for all? The posts in this category will provide you with the motivation you need to get started. Remember, things always seem daunting at the outset. Take it bird by bird, as Anne Lamott advises, and you’ll do just fine.

 

Organize Your Home: 3 Tips to Keep Things Tidy (#1 Is a Little Nuts)

Organize Your Home: 3 Tips to Keep Things Tidy (#1 Is a Little Nuts)

Tomorrow is officially Organize Your Home Day. Why not use the holiday as an incentive to get your living space into a straight stripe? When things are a mess, figuring out how to get your home organized is like herding cats. It feels impossible, so you don’t even try. I mean, why bother? Luckily, you’ll never…

Pre Konmari Checklist: Read This Before You Declutter Your House

Pre Konmari Checklist: Read This Before You Declutter Your House

So, you’ve finally decided to declutter your home. Awesome. Having a pre Konmari Checklist will help. Why? Because the last thing you want to do is make your stuff someone else’s problem. The horror. Put your dogeared copy of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up down for the moment. Before you KonMari your place into a tidy stripe,…

Your Clutter Is Costing You (and Not Just Money, Either)

Your Clutter Is Costing You (and Not Just Money, Either)

Make no mistake, your clutter costs you. A lot.  Between monthly self-storage costs, late fees for lost bills, fines for overdue library books and various other charges related to disorganisation, there’s no question that clutter is an expensive business. But money is just one part of the problem. Of far greater concern is the time…

Ready to Retire? 7 Reasons Why Swedish Death Cleaning Should Be Your #1 Priority

Ready to Retire? 7 Reasons Why Swedish Death Cleaning Should Be Your #1 Priority

Does the thought of losing your independence keep you up at night? It should. Imagine if your son or daughter offered to treat you to lunch. But rather than take you home afterwards, they dropped you at a retirement facility instead. No warning, no discussion, nothing. One minute you’re in the house you’ve lived in…