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

How to Avoid Common Organizing Mistakes

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Dealing with the indoors chaos is a hard task, especially if decluttering was not on your agenda recently. Even if you are trying your best to get organized, you are not able to get over the mess. In this process, you are your own worst enemy. Learn what you are doing wrong and get back on track with your organizing project. There are few storage solutions and tips to get you started. No Clear Vision Surely you want to finish with this task as soon as possible. But most people tend to jump straightly into the project without a plan. Read More

The Value of Organizing

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“Why should I hire you” …is a question I get asked often. “It costs money!” Yes, my rates are not cheap, I do not charge as low as maid agencies and some of my clients are rich, but most are not. However, All of my clients have one thing in common – they want to change their lives. They are ready to invest in their life, whether at home or in the office and understand the value of organizing exceeds the cost of getting organized. I have talked before about the Cost of Clutter but it never hurts to reiterate Read More

Paper Products You Should Get Rid of Today

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There are many reasons for acquiring paper and keeping it in the home – practical, convenient or sentimental. But even if they fall into that category there is a time frame for keeping them.  Bills are important for a few months, books from friends are great, but in the end everything can be recycled (or in the case of books, sold or donated). As great as it is to recycle and sell, why not just stop acquiring the paper in the first place.  To help you start this new habit here are my tips on what to get rid of: Read More

New Year – Fresh Start To Getting Organized

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This week I have been thinking about New Year resolutions. I am not a fan of making resolutions as it adds unncessary pressure to my life and I always feel guilty when if I fail miserably. Instead I like coming up with “ideas” on how to change my life. On that basis I have come up with a few ideas on how to help you get decluttered and organized this new year; 1. Downsize your wardrobe. Chances are your closet and drawers are filled with clothing you haven’t worn in years or simply forgot about. Conquer the clutter by first getting Read More

Guess Who’s Coming Home Competition!

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Want to declutter your home? Nominate Yourself or a Friend today! Are you drowning in clutter and overwhelmed with stuff at home? Do you and your household staff struggle to find things when you most need them? Do you find it difficult to sell items you want to remove from your home ? If you’ve answered yes to the above questions, then you are eligible for a FREE Home Decluttering 1 hour taster session. Learn more about how to enter here. Check out how I decluttered and organised some toys here.           © 2013-15 Decluttr Me Read More

The NO Declutter

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              Do you say Yes often to other people? I read the Yes Man years ago and remember thinking how it would be awesome if amazing things happened to me just from say Yes to everything. Then I realised that saying Yes was creating clutter in my life. By saying yes I would have to meet friends despite having no energy or being busy with work; attend a networking event although it had no relevance to my business; take on a project despite having no time. do a task despite being busy with other tasks. I had trouble saying Read More

Vlog – 5 Quick Tips to start Decluttering

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As part of my “How to Organise” series, here are my 5 quick tips on how to start decluttering in your home. Let me know if these tips work for you and if you have any suggestions on how you declutter your spaces. If you need help decluttering and getting organised, you can contact us using the form here. Enjoy!           © 2013-14 Decluttr Me | All rights reserved – This post is provided for the convenience of Decluttr Me readers. Any reproduction of the content within this feed is strictly prohibited.  

Media – Sassy Mama Dubai – Four Best Tips for Organising Your Kids Room

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I recently wrote an article for the awesome Sassy Mama Dubai, providing my Top 4 tips to help you Mama’s organise your kids room. You can check out the article by clicking on this link or on the picture above. I hope you find it helpful and let me know how you organised your kids room.           © 2013-14 Decluttr Me | All rights reserved – This post is provided for the convenience of Decluttr Me readers. Any reproduction of the content within this feed is strictly prohibited.