The 10 Minute Rule – A Quick Decluttering Tip

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When I was straight out of college and trying my damnedest to buy better shoes and act like I belonged in the corporate world, the Senior VP of HR who was the head of my department (and wore impossibly gorgeous Read More …

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 …

A Three-Step Approach to Creating the Life You Want

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As promised, today we’re going to be talking about cutting through mental clutter as well as decluttering your time so that we can work toward implementing some goals. I’m a big fan of having processes anytime we want to tackle Read More …

The Top Four Reasons You’re Not Living a Life of Your Own

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  So, today I’m going to try to talk about a deep topic without getting too deep. I want to talk to you about simplifying your life as it relates to YOUR LIFE. I’ve blogged lately about decluttering your mind and Read More …

Six Things You May Not Realize are Cluttering Up Your Time

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I don’t feel like I’m over-estimating when I say that most of us probably wonder where most of our time goes. I know for me, far too much of it is spent worrying about useless things. For example, I have Read More …

Your Crap is a Distraction – Part 3 of Series

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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 …

An Exercise for Clearing Mental Clutter – Part 1 of Series

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Decluttering is one of my favorite things to do. It’s not just because it makes my home look exponentially better in a matter of hours, but it also makes me feel lighter physically and mentally. I’ve written plenty about the Read More …

Downsizing Out of Toxic Relationships

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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 …

Beauty is more than skin deep. Literally.

*This post contains affiliate links So, I thought that the whole “word for the year” thing was a tired cliché before it ever even began. I promised that I would never be caught doing that just because everyone else was Read More …