Clear Your Table, Clear Your Mind

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    I often get complaints from followers about their messy tables and desks desks, whether it be in their office, home office, children’s desk at home or even the dining table. The tables and desks seem to be a magnet for clutter to accumulate. Whether you are at work or at home studying, it is important to have a clear desk to encourage you to be productive. The desk needs to be free of distraction and enable you to get on with your work easily. Here are some simple tips to help you clear your table, clear your mind: Read More

Stop Being Tracked From Your Smartphone

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I was alerted to this by a follower recently and wanted to share it with you all. There is a way for anyone, whether an individual or company, to track your personal activities including where you live and work. There is a setting called “frequent locations”  on your smartphone which picks up where you go often. This means someone could decipher where you live and work. Very Worrying. This video from NBC Today explains the concerns of having the location settings on but also how to switch it off so that you are not tracked by anyone. If you have an Read More

How to Declutter and Organise the People on Your Social Media

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Decluttering is often thought of as removing physical clutter, but it can also include digital clutter. Your contacts, friends and colleagues on social media and apps can become digital clutter if not reviewed periodically. If you spend some time and get rid of the digital contact clutter in your life that is not adding anything positive to you, then you make space for abundance and other awesome opportunities to come to you. Since I started Decluttr Me, I have discovered who are the good friends and acquaintances in my life and who I should remove real and digital life. I recall removing one Read More

#21DaysOrganizationChallenge

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Did you know it takes 21 days to create or change a habit? Many of my followers and clients were not aware of this until I discussed it with them, so to help them and you I created the 21 Day Organization Challenge. If you have missed any of the challenges in July, no problem, check them out here.   When you complete any of the challenges link up your post or picture or even video to this blog for everyone to see or posts your pictures and videos on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Google+) tagging @decluttrme and using Read More

The Most Important Tricks for Capturing What is In Your Head

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How often do you have a thought, but then forget it a minute later. Have you ever been walking to a meeting or in the mall, and remember you had to instruct your Personal Assistant to book your flight, or you had to buy something from the supermarket; then boom it has disappeared…again. Recall how many times you think of something and then forget it in a day, and how much time you waste trying to remember that item that you have just forgotten. Wouldn’t it be better to not lose that thought? I always advise clients to write their thoughts on paper or Read More

How to Organise your Mind in the Morning

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Do you wake up in the morning and start panicking and thinking about the day and what is happening? Are you relaxed in the shower or frazzled? There are ways to organise your mind, by organise your routine. Here are a few tips on what I do to make sure I am never frazzled when I wake up: 1. Review your to do list and calendar at night before you go to bed. I use the app Tick Tick to note down my to do items for my work and also personal life. Also check your calendar so you know Read More

How to Organise your Phone Apps

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How many apps do you have on your phone? Do you use all of them or just have them there because you paid for them in 2010? If it takes you longer than a minute to find an app, you need to organise it into some order. There are several ways to organise your apps so that it is easier to use and navigate your phone. Here is how I have organised my phone apps: The main bar at the bottom has the most important apps. Note how important Twitter is to my life, although Facebook is coming back to Read More

6 Ingenious Ways to Be Organised (and Keep Your Lady Happy)

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If you’re anything like most men, being organized isn’t really high up there on your list of priorities. Just ask any women what her top pet peeves about men are and guaranteed one of the answers will include being messy and disorganized. Everything from piles of mail, opened and unopened, to pieces of paper, notes, and newspapers, to keys and coins on the table and dresser tops, to socks and clothes scattered on the bedroom floor simply drive women crazy. And, while most of you aren’t doing this on purpose, the end results are still the same nevertheless. But it Read More

The Fear of Being Organized

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Every week, I am contacted by a client requesting for our decluttering and organizing session to be postponed or even cancelled. There are various reasons, but the underlying one is normally due to FEAR. What are these clients afraid of? How can being uncluttered be such a bad thing? Is it hell to be organized? For many of them, by clearing the clutter and being organised, it means they are losing that excuse to move on, to try something new, to step forward. The clutter is their safety blanket; their protection. Are you in that situation currently – covered in your clutter safety blanket? When Read More

The Pros and Cons of Using Storage Facilities

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Living in this region and especially in apartments, space is at a premium. Many apartment blocks do not have storage space so you either have to buy furniture to fit all your things  in the area or declutter. From talking to clients and various other people recently, I am finding that a lot of people are following the storage facilities craze that has swept Europe and the Americas and are storing a lot of items in these facilities. If you google, you will find there are hundreds of these storage facilities popping up around Dubai and the UAE. Removal companies have them as Read More