How would you feel if a relative or friend died, leaving a house full of clutter behind them, and it fell to you to sort it all out?
Unfortunately, this situation is very common. I often meet people who have toiled for months, or even years, disposing of someone else’s stuff.
It’s lovely to have a guest room in your home, but it can easily turn into yet another place to store things you rarely or never use.
Yak shaving is programming lingo for the seemingly endless series of small tasks that have to be completed before the next step in a project can move forward.
A ticking clock in your home can affect you in ways you may not realize.
One of the primary effects of living with a ticking clock is that you are likely to feel that time is limited or running out for you. This is because the constant background ticking noise provides a continual reminder that time is passing. Your conscious mind soon learns to tune it out but your subconscious continues to hear every tick.
Clutter clearing is all about sorting through your belongings to decide what stays and what goes. In my Fast Track Clutter Clearing online course, I teach highly effective methods for doing this.
At the end of the process you are left with all the items you want to keep, and this is where the motto “A place for everything and everything in its place” comes in.
Why is it that so many adult children use their parents’ home to store all their childhood mementos? What effect does this have on them? And how does it affect the parents who allow it?
It’s called a purse if you’re American and a handbag if you’re English, like me. But whatever name you call it, most women carry one, and it usually contains far more items than they ever need.
Are you a knitter, quilter, or have some other crafting hobby that takes up substantial space in your home? Here’s what to do to keep your craft supplies under control so you can enjoy your hobby more.
We all know the old saying that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step – and the same principle can be applied if you want to declutter your home. The trick is to begin small and take it one step at a time. Here’s how to get started.