Tag Archives: Clutter

Tidy Up to Welcome Spring

She knows a Tiday House is Happier ( Vintage Pin Up by Earl Moran)

If you were a fairy hiding in my house today, you would have found me on my knees, under my desk, wiping down my baseboards with a Swiffer. I know: I have such a glamorous life. Yet, I know that I’ll be much happier with spring around the corner if I take some time to […]

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Tips from Kondo (& Me) on Dealing with Clutter

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It’s no secret that I believe clutter is one of the barriers between your life as it is and the kind of life you desire to create. That’s because clutter of any sort – be it calendar, physical, mental, or spiritual – will distract you from not just actively pursuing the kind of life you […]

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When You Are Feeling Overwhelmed Begin by Clearing Clutter

Begin By Clearing Clutter

After being away from home for fifty-one out of the last ninety days, to say I’m a bit discombobulated is an understatement. We’ve been home for three days and I’m still feeling edgy and irritable. It’s hard to know where to begin to get back on schedule. Yet the answer is simple: begin by clearing […]

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Because Clutter Blocks Your Dreams

House to Cluttered to Go Inside? Clutter blocks Your dreams

What’s standing in the way of bringing your dreams into your reality? What’s keeping you from leaning into those secret desires? What’s stopping you from taking that next baby step towards the kind of daily life you crave? What if I told you one of the things in the way of your dreams was clutter? […]

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Confessions of a Clutter Bug

WifeinRebellionbyJoe De Mers 1952

As I write this little love note to you, the windows are thrown open and the fresh spring air is wafting through the house. The hyacinths are beginning to fade, but most of the daffodils and tulips are hanging in there. I’m grateful I planted a variety of late-spring bloomers mixed in with the early-spring […]

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Curiosity Helps You Find Your Happy Place

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I was more than a little cranky on Thursday. I won’t go into the “whys”, but it was a feeling that had been building for a couple of weeks. I was irritated, frustrated, tired and feeling a little overwhelmed. It would be super easy to just give into the ick of all of that: to […]

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Is Clutter Blocking You From Living?

By Edwin Georgi (For The Saturday Evening Post)

One of the things that makes me happy is to be able to welcome a guest into our home. Whether it’s for a cup of coffee and some cake, a shared meal, or an overnight stay, I love being able to connect face-to-face with people I care about. I’m an extrovert and it feeds my […]

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Darling, It’s Time To Clear Up Those Undones


Let me tell you one of the secrets to creating a life you love: you can’t welcome the new into your life until you let go of the old stuff that is no longer a part of your path forward. I’ve been reminded of this the last couple of weeks.  Often. The first thing that […]

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Sixty Kinds of Clutter You Can Ditch Now


Once upon a time, I made the mistake of believing that if I surrounded myself with enough stuff, it would make me feel loved, safe or worthy. I couldn’t make myself ditch anything! I had grown up with the lesson that a new book or a new outfit was the solution to sadness.  I tried […]

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Love Your Life: Clear Clutter from the Path

Clear Clutter from Your Path

Darling, what do you want? What gifts and talents do you want to share with the world?  What do you need to lean into in order to fall head over heels in love with your life? If you’re like many, the answer to this question is “I don’t know.” What if I shared with you […]

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