12 Ways to Simplify your Life & Make it Stress-Free

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  Life is complicated. You have to deal with your home life, friends, family, work, social activities and social media. Juggling all these aspects of your life can make you feel overwhelmed, stressed and inevitably make you dread dealing with them. To help you feel less overwhelmed, here is a great infogram to help you find 12 Ways to Simplify your Life and make it stress free. First answer the questions at the start and move downwards to see how you can simplify the aspect of your life which is make you feel stressed currently.     Did you find Read More

Decluttering whilst Grieving

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  It is a terrible fact of life that when your loved one passes away, their possessions become your responsibility. Decluttering whilst grieving is never easy and it can take a long time to decide when to start the declutter process. For expats, there is sometimes an urgency to go through the items of your loved one if you have to move from your current location, especially if you have to downsize or leave the country. You could always box the items and store them for a while, but one day they have to be reviewed. When you do decide to Read More

Media – Mojeh December 2015 – Making Changes

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  I was recently interviewed by Mojeh Magazine’s, Natalie  Trevis on giving up the 9-5 job to start a business doing something you love. The article also includes former laywer (like me!) Alyce Tran of The Daily Edited and Reem Mabassaleh of RYM Jewelry. You can read the full article by reading it here! Thank you Mojeh for the interview! Hope you enjoy and get inspired.                 © 2013-15 Decluttr Me | All rights reserved – This post is provided for the convenience of Decluttr Me readers. Any reproduction of the content within this Read More

Organize Your Life With These 8 Tips

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  Being disorganised seems to be an ongoing battle for many people. Despite trying to clear the mess, it seems to get worse and worse. There are many tips out there which can help but first you need to decide if you need the help. Are you late for appointments often. Are your clothes lying around everywhere. Do you have unopened emails constantly in your inbox. Do you pick up your rubbish? Are you forgetful? Do you do to-do lists? Are you stressed often? Do you feel out of control on a daily basis? Do you feel tired all the Read More

Media – Entrepreneur Middle East – The Challenges we Faced as a Non-Sexy Startup

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  I have written new article for Entrepreneur Middle East on the challenges faced as a “non-sexy” startup in the region. Running DeCluttr Me I often focus on being a professional organizer and forget that I am also an entrepreneur and have to deal with “entrepreneur” issues. I am sure there are many other business owners in the region who have or will face the same challenges so this article will be useful for them. You can read the full article by clicking on the pictures in this article.     Let me know if you have faced the same issues as Read More

5 Awesome Tricks to Get your Mind Organized

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  We all indulge bad habits from time to time, like leaving your clothes on the chair for weeks or not clearing the junk items that are taking over your precious space. There is more than one source of disorganized behavior. It can be a result from a specific situation or event that disturbed your routine. There is nothing wrong when it happens occasionally. But when does disorganization become a real problem? Generally people perceive it in terms of its physical manifestation such as cluttered drawers or messy to – do – list. There is a deeper psychological reason for Read More

The Trouble With Being Sick

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  The past 2 weeks have been a complete disaster for me. First I caught the flu (real flu not that lame man flu) and then in the aftermath obtained tonsillitis. Having flu was bad enough with the fever, shaking, inability to move and do any work; but tonsillitis means you can’t speak. You can’t talk to anyone in public or on the phone. You’re closed shop; which is not helpful when you are trying to start your business and get clients. After suffering for a week with the flu to get the tonsils acting up just made me miserable. Read More

Working from Home

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Last week was my final week as a Solicitor. Did I feel good? Yes!! After 12 years  it felt brilliant to finally stop being an in-house lawyer and start running my own business – a decluttering service business – Decluttr Me.  It also feels good to say I am an entrepreneur, owner and even Managing Director (as it states on the trade licence and my business cards – slightly knobbish I know but hey it was offered to me). I am excited, scared and thinking as I type of how to get more clients. I have faith that this is Read More

New Start

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I have decided to jump off the diving board and start a new venture. Decluttering. If you know me, you will know that i’m an clean freak who likes to organise and clear up whereever i go. I have been known to go to friend’s houses and start cleaning up their mess while they chat.  I have decided to use these extraordinary skills to good use to help people in the UAE clear up their wardrobes, papers, anything and everything. It’s still early days but over the next few weeks I will be testing the waters and seeing what you Read More