A Simple Five-Zone Approach to Decluttering

This will come as a huge shock to any of my readers who have known me a while – I recently became certified as a Professional Organizer. I know, it’s completely out of character for me (in that not-at-all, saw-this-coming-a-mile-away, Read More …

Reducing Digital Clutter and More Time with Mario Batali

digital clutter

It’s probably pretty obvious that I care a lot about helping you get your clutter reduced and helping you find ways to organize your physical spaces and processes. One thing we often overlook, however, because it’s not obvious clutter, are Read More …

Organizing Your Kitchen Pantry – Pair With a Red Blend

organizing kitchen

I think I’ve figured out why so many people struggle to get organized and stay organized. It’s not that the process of purging and cleaning is overwhelming, it’s that it’s tedious and boring. There is a solution. Find the right Read More …

Are your goals your own?

goals

We’re into the second week of the new year. By now the shine on our resolutions is wearing off a little and we’re settling back into our habits and routines. Good or bad, it’s the life we’ve created for ourselves. Read More …

Your Crap is a Distraction – Part 3 of Series

distraction

Your crap is a distraction. We find all sorts of ways to distract ourselves. Television and gadgets, addictions, busyness and to-do lists, even some of our relationships. Having a lot of extra clutter and convincing ourselves we somehow need it Read More …

Downsizing Out of Toxic Relationships

toxic relationships

I talk about detoxing, simplification, and minimalism a lot here. Typically we think of eliminating things like excess weight, material things that no longer serve us or that we’ve outgrown or no longer enjoy. But what I want to talk Read More …

Six Steps to Decluttering for Those in Denial

Last week I had the good fortune of being a guest blogger on The Fractured Humorous, authored by Karen Alea. If you don’t already follow Karen, she’s wildly entertaining, and I highly recommend that you do. Karen has her MFA Read More …