Category Archives: clutter

you’re not alone – get help with decluttering

If you’re having trouble addressing your clutter, there are several things you can do: You can read articles or books about decluttering – If you’re disciplined and work well on your own, you can read about organizing principles and put … Continue reading

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10 things you can let go today

People often are afraid that they’ll miss things when they let them go. When I ask clients how they feel after they’ve cleared out their clutter, they rarely say they’re sorry about not having something anymore. Before you let go … Continue reading

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clutter roundup

Every day I read articles about organizing and productivity and I mention the best ones on twitter. In case you’ve missed them, here is a roundup of some recent articles about clutter: How to downsize a lifetime of your parents’ … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

There’s something about the new year that makes me want to clear things out. I spent the weekend looking for things to donate or throw away. It feels liberating to lighten the household load, to let someone else enjoy the … Continue reading

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Is Shopping Your Weakness?

Last week I spoke to a group about decluttering and downsizing. Among other things, we talked about over-shopping. Ironically, the seminar was held in a mall and I had to walk through a high-end store to get to the classroom. … Continue reading

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The Beginners’ Guide to Letting Go

As I talk to people about letting go of clutter, many of them express the same concern: they don’t know how to start. There are three simple steps to starting a decluttering project, as outlined in  The Clutter Book: Empty … Continue reading

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How to Handle a Move

 Photo by Baitong333 This is the start of peak moving season. If you’re planning to move, you know how stressful it can be to manage all the details. Of course, the less you have, the less you have to … Continue reading

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