Category Archives for "Home & Life"

Decluttering is being wasteful – is that true?

This article was inspired by a response in my Facebook group when I asked: “what is your burning question or biggest struggle with clutter“. One person answered by saying: I think my biggest challenge with clutter is to know when to ‘let go’ of something. When I do decide it’s time to let go, then […]

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A different approach to decluttering

If you struggle to get motivated or started with clutter clearing your home I am inviting you to a different approach to decluttering. By focusing on what you love in your home and why, and then intentionally creating the space for those treasured items to shine, decluttering becomes a task that you are motivated to accomplish […]

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Three key principles for successful decluttering

Today I’d like to introduce you to my three key principles for successful decluttering. There is a lot of advice out there on how to declutter, and some of it is contradictory and confusing.  You might have heard of or even read Marie Kondo’s bestselling book “The life-changing magic of tidying up”. You , along […]

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There are more kinds of clutter than you might think

What do you think of when you hear the word clutter? A messy house, an overflowing closet, a garage filled to the brim?   In her bestseller “Clear your clutter with Feng Shui” Karen Kingston says, that per her definition there are four categories of clutter: – things you don’t use or love – things […]

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The Best Christmas Gift of All Time

12 Days to Christmas! Are you still in the Christmas gift frenzy? Are you running around trying to find the perfect gift for every person on your list? While it is an old tradition to give each other gifts (you can read its history here) the gift giving how we know it today is a relatively new […]

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Clutter Clearing and Mercury retrograde

Mercury is currently retrograde from December 3 to 23, 2017! (if you read this after December 23rd, 2017 check here to find out when Mercury is retrograde next).    What does that mean for you and your life and business? Mercury rules communication, contracts, agreements, codes (i.e. computer code), transportation, shipping, travel, automobiles etc. Things that […]

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Declutter Your Bathroom in 3 easy steps (and a bonus tip)

This blog post on how to declutter your bathroom was inspired by a comment that somebody made in my Facebook Group. She said:    … my clutter pain point right now is under the bathroom sink. I seem to collect bottles and jars of personal grooming products…   Image Source: https://www.pexels.com/   From all I know, she […]

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Black Friday Tip for a guilt-free shopping spree

Today Americans were celebrating Thanksgiving, it’s THE day to come together around the table with family and friends and give thanks for all the good we have. But for a lot of people, the important day is the day after Thanksgiving … Black Friday and in recent years Cyber Monday has been added. As business […]

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Backup system: Storing important digital documents

What is a good backup system and where to start?   I’d like to continue on from a recent post about identifying and storing of important paper documents and cover this time digital documents and how to keep them safe.   Again, this is a big and important part of Taming your File monster is […]

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