How to Reduce the Clutter and Depression in Your Life

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  I often talk about the clutter cloud at my workshops and with clients. The clutter cloud can hover over people looking like this:     This clutter cloud can lead to depression, the depression can lead to a cluttered home or life, which can lead to depression. It is a vicious cycle. Clutter… – Overstimulates our system (visual, olfactory, tactile), causing our senses to work overtime on stimuli that aren’t necessary or important. – Draws our attention away from what our focus should be on. – Makes it more difficult to relax, both physically and mentally. – Constantly reminds Read More

12 Ways Clutter is Ruining your Life

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    How often do you feel anxiety or stress in your life and career, clash with your friends and family members and feel your wallet being drained? If you have this feeling often, could it be due to the clutter in your life? This clutter infogram from Makespace lists 12 Ways Clutter could be ruining your life. Have a look…       Do you agree with some or all of these statements? If yes, don’t stress, here are some tips to help you start living an uncluttered life: a. Get a box or cloth bag and leave it next Read More

How to Organize your Warehouse

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  A warehouse is a necessity for many businesses in the region which produce, import and export inventory. No matter what you are storing in the warehouse, the inventory needs to be easily accessible, in an organized manner. Maintaining an organized warehouse not only allows you to move the goods in an efficient manner, but also allows you to stop feeling like the stuff is about to fall on your head or foot (how many times have you felt that walking around your warehouse??). Here are my strategies for helping you to organize your warehouse so you can track your Read More

National Organising Week starts this week!

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National Organising Week between 7-13th November 2016 is designed to celebrate the positive impact of decluttering & organising your home.   APDO Association of Professional Declutterers & Organisers is running a third annual National Organising Week asking: why delay letting go of those possessions which are cluttering your home and impacting on your precious living space?  Declutter N.O.W.   So from 7th to 13th November, APDO is launching a mission to encourage UK households to tackle those niggling tasks (we will be starting 1 day earlier here in the UAE!).  APDO specialise in assisting people to clear their clutter and organise their homes, Read More

How Much is too Much

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How about clothes? How many pairs of jeans do you own – 5, 20, 100? I own about 10 pairs. That might seem a lot to you, but bear in mind I wear jeans as part of my DeCluttr Me uniform, for meetings (as I don’t need to wear suits any longer), going out in the evening and for casual events.  (If you have a 100 pairs of jeans, in all likelihood it is too much and should be reviewed and decluttered). The key to deciding when you have too much is to review your positive and negative levels when you Read More

The Definition of Clutter

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  Clutter is “a confusing or disorderly state or collection and possible symptom of compulsive hoarding” – Wikipedia   Clutter is different for everyone. What may be one person’s treasure might be a pile of junk to another. Clutter to me is: anything that doesn’t have a place to live. anything that is broken or needs repairing. anything that no longer has a use or serves its purpose (like clothes, relationships, habits or negative thoughts). anything that messy or unclean. anything overwhelming or disorganized. anything that is overflowing or feeling stuffed. anything that causes confusion. When you look at your Read More

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

My Favourite Decluttering Principles – Arab Woman Platform

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  DeCluttr Me recently provided their favourite decluttering principles to clear the clutter for Arab Woman Platform. Arab Woman Platform was put together by women in search of something more substantial with a focus on matters that everyday women can relate to and can be read in both English and Arabic. You can read the full article here in English.             © 2013-16 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.  

Decluttering Your Life and Your Mind

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    Did you know that hanging onto clutter in your life can affect your mind, body and life in a negative way. There have been various reports issued showing the negative effects on people’s lives on a daily basis. A lot of people lose money due to repeat purchases, unnecessary buys and forgetting to pay bills on time due to a cluttered life. Other negative effects of clutter include motivation, happiness and relationship with others. The infogram below shows the effect of clutter on people’s lives and also how decluttering your life and your mind can positively improve your life. Read More

Stay On Top of Your Clutter – Good Magazine February 2016

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  DeCluttr Me provided their tips on how to Stay On Top of Your Clutter in 2016 for Good Magazine’s February 2016 issue. You can read the full article here. You can buy this month’s Good Magazine in supermarkets and any other store that sells magazines! Go check it out and their other helpful tips on living in Dubai debt-free!             © 2013-16 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.