It is just tidying up, what difference can it possibly make? You think of the standard benefits: Saving time looking for things and tidying up Saving money buying duplicates or items going to waste because you forgot to they were there. Giving more space (literally) by getting rid of some stuff Giving more calm byContinue reading “How can decluttering and organising change your life? Or is it just a cliche?”
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6 ways to make this school year a little less chaotic
We don’t have long to go now! Are you already washed, labelled and organised, counting down the minutes until those little whirlwinds go back to school. Or maybe you are always a deadline dancer and still have uniform to buy and homework projects to start and honestly, you could do with another week (although let’sContinue reading “6 ways to make this school year a little less chaotic”
5 top tips to start decluttering when you don’t know where to begin
I hear you. You are fed up of your home being cluttered, chaotic and stressful. You want to sort it out once and for all but you are screaming at me right now saying “Emma, where do I start!” The short answer is to just start. But that isn’t very helpful is it. You knowContinue reading “5 top tips to start decluttering when you don’t know where to begin”
How can you stop your decluttered things ending up in landfill?
So you have decluttered, you are ready to let go but you don’t just want to dump it in the bin. You want to discard responsibly but don’t know where to start. I want to preface this with a note to remind you that we can’t all be perfect with this. We can all doContinue reading “How can you stop your decluttered things ending up in landfill?”
What is Swedish Death Cleaning?
Don’t worry, it isn’t cleaning. You know by now that I am not the go to person for cleaning tips. I wouldn’t be asking me how to get stains out of a carpet any time soon. So what is it then? This latest wave of interest in Swedish Death Cleaning has come from the releaseContinue reading “What is Swedish Death Cleaning?”
Is your house just a mess because you are lazy?
No. We could end this blog here couldn’t we, but I know you want more than that. You are like me. You are here because you want to know the why behind it too. If I am ever going to get a negative comment on social media, it is this one. Stop creating a jobContinue reading “Is your house just a mess because you are lazy?”
Storage solutions that are worth the investment when decluttering and organising your home
I said it before and I will say it again. YOU DO NOT NEED TO SPEND A FORTUNE ON STORAGE SOLUTIONS TO DECLUTTER AND ORGANISE YOUR HOME!!! That being said, there are some items that I believe are totally worth the investment. I recommend them time and time again to clients and will suit nearlyContinue reading “Storage solutions that are worth the investment when decluttering and organising your home”
Clutter and Procrastination
This week I created a post about this exact topic. I always try and post the different benefits of decluttering and organising on social media as not many people realise all the different ways it can benefit your life. Of course, you can’t write a lot though on a social media post, not only isContinue reading “Clutter and Procrastination”
Upcycling the things you can’t declutter
As much as I am here to ask you to learn to let go, to build confidence in only keeping what you love and what is useful, there is the in-between. The part where you know you don’t need that much of any one thing but you can’t yet bring yourself to remove it fromContinue reading “Upcycling the things you can’t declutter”
Is decluttering and organising a form of self-care?
It is really interesting. When I first entered the organising world, the world put us in the cleaning category, the home improvement category and even the hobby category. Never though, in the wellness, self-care and health category. Things are starting to change though and as decluttering and organising homes as a concept becomes more wellContinue reading “Is decluttering and organising a form of self-care?”