How to Clear the Mental Clutter Post Organizing

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    The process of decluttering and organizing is psychologically and mentally tiring, especially when you work in an area for a few hours or days (even with a professional organizer like DeCluttr Me). I always warn clients that they will be exhausted by the end of the session, and to do one of these three activities (or all three if they are feeling brave): have a long bath, big glass of something with grape in it or if you do not drink eat lots of yummy food (normally with chocolate included) to decompress from the day. a. have a Read More

Can Minimalism Save the World? | Gulf News

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  I was recently asked to contribute my views on minimalism and whether it is good for the world especially as there is no much wastage of stuff in this consumer driven world. I don’t believe that people should go the route of minimalism, unless it within their psyche, however, decluttering can help the person to remove the clutter in their life and also by buying less, you can reduce how much waste is accumulated in your life. Click here to read the full article and my views. What do you think?           © 2013-17 Decluttr Read More

How to Convince your Husband you Need Help to Get Organized

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  You need an organizer to help you. I can see it in the messages you send me via our contact form or on social media. I can hear it in your voice during the 20 minute consultation. I know you don’t know where to begin and the pile of stuff just keeps getting bigger and bigger a long with your frustration and stress. Your husband doesn’t understand why you can’t clear the clutter. He most probably asks you what you do all day (yes a lot of them have no idea how much work is involved maintaining a home). All Read More

What Do You Do?

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  “What do you do?” – that’s what I get asked often. Whether face to face, via social media, on the phone and at networking events. I bring you peace and calmness. I create a haven where you no longer feel stressed, frustrated and tired. When you walk into your home or your office and see the stuff, do you want to turn around and walk away? Far away. I help stop that feeling. Is your storage room or extra bedroom a dumping ground? We create a room that can be your place to relax, unwind and even meditate as Read More

Media – BudgetDumpster – 5 Quick and Easy Decluttering Tips

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  DeCluttr Me have had the privilege to be included in the new article by BudgetDumpster providing five quick and easy decluttering tips. The sensible, common sense tips are from various professional organizers including us. If you need some quick tips to declutter today, check out the article by clicking here. They also have a DeClutter guide you can download from their site to help you get further with decluttering and organizing.   I hope you enjoy the article!                   © 2013-16 Decluttr Me | All rights reserved – This post is Read More

How to Clean Up your Digital Clutter – Arabian Business Start-up

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  This month you can see my second article of the 2 part series on “How to Spring Clean your Business” in Arabian Business Start-up. This article focuses on how to clean up your digital clutter. Digital Clutter is becoming as big an issue as paper clutter as people are accumulating digital information without taking time to declutter and organize them all. I provide 6 tips on how to reduce your digital clutter for this month. You can read the full article on page 14 of the magazine. Click here to read the article in full or click here.     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.  

Maintenance Organizing and How to Change your Habits

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  Creating a habit and building on it is a great way to bring organizing structure into your life, especially maintenance organizing. Maintenance organizing is what you need to focus on once you have worked by yourself or with a professional organizer to create the organizing systems. It is all fine and dandy to create an organizing system, but if you don’t start developing the habit to maintain the system, you will become frustrated and unmotivated again. Building the new habit takes time so don’t get discouraged if you are not successful the first, second or even the third time. The Read More

APDO Conference 2016

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    Late last year, I was privileged to join APDO (Association of Professional Declutterers and Organizers UK) as one of their first international members. As a Brit, I felt it would be prudent to connect with my national association and it would be easy to meet the members as I travel back and forth to the UK often.   One of the perks of being a member of APDO is that you can attend their yearly Conference. As luck would have it, I had to be in the UK in March, so I booked to attend the conference.   The Read More

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