5 Simple & Easy Ways You can Improve your Relationships

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  Many of my clients contact me with a desire to shed their clutter so that they can be organized and free from stuff in their lives. Often whilst working with the clients, I find that the clutter that has accumulated in their lives has created tension in their relationships, whether it be their partner, children, parents or friends.  Many times I have had family members or friends make quite cutting remarks about the clutter and disbelief that the client is trying to clear it finally. It may be hard to believe, but here are some major ways that clutter can affect your Read More

5 Tips to Help You Manage your Time

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  I have spoken to a few mothers recently who have found it difficult to manage their time and expectations in their daily life. They have to ensure the kids get up, ready for school, cook meals for the family (which must be incredibly healthy, organic, gluten free, GMO free and any other free), ensure the house is clean and clutter free, do the shopping, ensure the schoolwork is completed, the kids are happy and lastly ensure that the husband is happy. Just writing that list exhausted me so imagine how these women feel! These mothers asked for tips and tricks on how to manage Read More

7 Tricks to Make your Room Feel Larger

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  For many residents in the region living in apartments and villas, space can be a premium. Storage solutions seem to be sparse and furniture seems to get bigger and bigger.  You also may have moved countries with all your stuff into homes that do not have the space to fit all of it or could be decorating your space making it seem smaller. Furniture plays a huge factor in making your home seem clutter and small if the pieces are too big or bulky. A trick I have learnt over the years is to move the furniture away from the windows Read More

Quick Tips to Organize your Living Room

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  How often do you walk into your living room after a long day and get exasperated and stressed by the state of it? If this negative feeling is happening everyday; it’s time to clear the clutter and get organized. Here are a few simple tips to help you get organized: 1. Have a place for everything – Papers on the table, medicine sticking out of drawers, lighters for the candles in random places? Put those papers either into your filing tray, act on them or toss them (remember my favourite acronym FAT – file, act or toss), put the Read More

DeCluttering & Organizing Your Fridge & Freezer

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  Considering I am a professional organizer, I occasionally find too much clutter in certain areas of my life. This clutter cloud usually hangs over my fridge and freezer. I seem to keep buying food but not cooking it (I can’t say no to a dinner invitation), or due buying too many different types of Indian pickles.   To stem this clutter cloud I decided to declutter and organize my fridge and freezer immediately. This is what I did and recommend you do when decluttering and organizing your fridge and freezer next: Keep the rubbish bin or garbage bags near you. If you Read More

9 Amazing Organized Playroom Ideas

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  How often does it feel like a never ending battle dealing with the toys in the house. Do you find that you have 3 Elsa’s and 5 Spiderman figures when you are sure you only bought one a few weeks ago? Does there seem to be toys everywhere and no in a specific place? Whether you have limited space in your apartment or a room free to use as a playroom, there are ways to organize all those toys, and these 9 Amazing Organized Playroom Ideas can be used as inspiration when organizing the toys. The picture above is Read More

Why Hiring a Professional Organizer Will Pay for Itself

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  If you had a broken water tank, you would hire a plumber right? Or you lost the internet you would call the telecomms company to fix it. So if you are buried in clutter and can’t get organised, wouldn’t you call a professional organizer to help you? There is no need to feel shame for asking for help with your clutter as there is no shame in asking for help for your internet service to be fixed. Hiring a Professional Organizer is often considered a luxury, but if you want to clear the stress that clutter is causing you, Read More

12 Secrets to Becoming Organized

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  Do you often wish you were organized like your friends. Do you see tips on Pinterest and wish that could be your home immediately? Well don’t get frustrated any longer. Today I am going to reveal 12 secrets to becoming organized in your life and home. 1. Find A Home For Everything  And return your items back to their home when they are not being used. When shopping, envisage where you will put that item in your home. If you cannot find a place, don’t buy it. 2. Pick A Purpose for Each Room Sometimes the function for the room is Read More

Discarding the Diaries and Journals

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  Hands up if you have an old shoe box full of diaries and journals hidden somewhere in your home (or at your parents home)? If the hands are up, isn’t time to considering discarding the diaries and journals? I remember when young, that one of my requests every year for Christmas would be for a new diary for the next year (preferably a glam one from Selfridges). I used to write all my angst in these diaries – the love and hate relationships with friends, falling in love with boys, watching movies and my favourite new musical artist, shopping Read More

The 5 Decluttering Principles to Help you Clear the Clutter

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  I often receive messages from friends telling me about the new items they have bought to add to their (dare i say it – cluttered) home. I cannot tell my friends to book me to declutter their home (well not often), but I share my 5 favourite decluttering principles to inspire and help them declutter their home (occasionally). Today I want to share these 5 Decluttering Principles with you to help you start the declutter process. Declutter The Easy Stuff First -By decluttering the easy stuff first, it will inspire you and give you the strength to move onto the harder items that Read More