How to Control those WhatsApp Messages

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    I am a big user of WhatsApp.  I use it constantly to message various clients, friends and family members. I also belong to over 20 WhatsApp groups. A few are important such as the family one and a few with friends, here in Dubai and overseas. With all these contacts and groups, I can receive close to 200 messages a day. Sometimes it can be more.  If I’m working with a client all day or driving, I won’t get a chance to look at my phone for a few hours. This means that the number of messages in my Read More

Free Me – the new way to get rid of your decluttered stuff

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    Often whilst working with clients, especially in bedrooms, we find that post decluttering and organizing there are pieces of unwanted, empty furniture in the room. There are also bags of great quality clothes, toys and kitchen utensils.  These items need to leave the house, but what is the best way to get rid of them? I have previously advised on ways to sell your stuff and donate it to charities and not-for-profits in the UAE (see my post here). With the clothes, toys, etc, I often donate them to local charities, but it is a little more difficult Read More

How to Protect your Confidential Information

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In this blog, we are highlighting how to protect your confidential information and what you can do to prevent a data breach of this information with one of our Preferred Partners, Shred-It. Shred-It have been our go-to company for years, helping us to deal with our client’s confidential information. Here is some information on what they do and how they can help you keep information secure in your office: The risk of a data breach has never been higher or costlier in terms of fines for non-compliance, lost business and reputation, and legal costs. Today, all organisations must protect confidential Read More

6 Quick Organizing Tips to Start Today

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If your schedule is always full and you don’t have more than ten minutes to organize your life, check out these tips to help you get organized. Whenever you have ten minutes spare, do one of these six tasks and you will start feeling more together, less stressed and organized:   1.  Make your Bed   2.  Keep a Basket next to Your Closet     3.  Gather the broken clothes     4.  Sort out those heels     5. Review your toiletries     6. Organize your bedsheets         © 2013-present Decluttr Me | All Read More

Using the Mantra FAT for your Emails

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  This week, we have a guest blog from the brilliant clever and funny Alice Linley-Munroe. How many of you have come back from holiday or even a weekend away (like she did) and had a panic attack seeing the number of emails in your inbox? Alice mentioned she was in panic attack mode, so I gave her my favourite tip to try and clear the emails; I’ll let her tell you the rest… My inbox was at the stage where every time I opened it my heart sank. New emails were piling in on top of old at an Read More

5 Easy Steps to Reduce your Mind Clutter

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  When people think of  clutter, they think of the physical aspect that you can see in front of you. However, people have often accumulated a lot of mind clutter, which can add to their daily clutter burden. If you feel overwhelmed, stressed, suffer from insomnia and find it difficult to concentrate, you might be suffering from an overload of mind clutter. Your mind clutter can be managed in several ways. My favourite tips and tricks are as follows:   1.   Allocate Time to deal with your Mind  Clutter Before we can start managing your mind clutter, set aside Read More

DeCluttr Me’s Preferred Partners

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  After months of planning, discussions and implementation, we are finally ready to launch DeCluttr Me’s Preferred Partner page! On this page you will find companies that we believe has a great synergy with DeCluttr Me and can help clients and followers alike in their day to day lives, whether in the office or home, digitally or offline. In your home, if you need handy man services, we can advise our favourite company as well as Super Nanny trainer for your nannies and a florist to ensure you have good zen in your home at all times. If you are Read More

5 Reasons Why Professional Organizers are not the Wicked Witch

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    I often hear from clients that they were scared of contacting me initially. Once they have booked the session, most clients say they don’t sleep the night before as they are worrying about the session as well as meeting me and often want to cancel. It always surprises me as I’m generally not a scary person, but I guess if you have not experienced a decluttering and organizing session it can seem like you are going to be working with the Wicked Witch from OZ. So to reassure you that professional organizers are not scary like the Wicked Witch, Read More

Can Minimalism Save the World? | Gulf News

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  I was recently asked to contribute my views on minimalism and whether it is good for the world especially as there is no much wastage of stuff in this consumer driven world. I don’t believe that people should go the route of minimalism, unless it within their psyche, however, decluttering can help the person to remove the clutter in their life and also by buying less, you can reduce how much waste is accumulated in your life. Click here to read the full article and my views. What do you think?           © 2013-17 Decluttr Read More

9 Reasons to Hire a Professional Organizer

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  I often get asked why someone should hire a professional organizer. It’s not a one sentence answer as organizers do a multitude of organizing tasks (no we don’t organize events).   There are so many reasons to hire a professional organizer, but I wanted to focus on the most common reasons I get hired by my clients for my organizing and decluttering services:   Wardrobe/Closet Decluttering and Organizing – The amount of clothes, accessories, bags and shoes people collect over the years can go into the hundreds. Many of my clients have not decluttered since they got married or moved Read More