Free Me – the new way to get rid of your decluttered stuff

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    Often whilst working with clients, especially in bedrooms, we find that post decluttering and organizing there are pieces of unwanted, empty furniture in the room. There are also bags of great quality clothes, toys and kitchen utensils.  These items need to leave the house, but what is the best way to get rid of them? I have previously advised on ways to sell your stuff and donate it to charities and not-for-profits in the UAE (see my post here). With the clothes, toys, etc, I often donate them to local charities, but it is a little more difficult 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

How to Declutter the People in your Life

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How much stuff do you have going on in your life, home and mind every day? How much of that is due to the people in your life whether in your office, home or social media? Do you think too much about someone liking you (or not liking you)? Do you feel like you have to please everyone all the time? How tired must you feel at the end of the day worrying about others! The worry, stress and fear that is caused by dealing with people in your life can leave you tired, cluttered in mind and ill. In Read More

How to Declutter and Organise the People on Your Social Media

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Decluttering is often thought of as removing physical clutter, but it can also include digital clutter. Your contacts, friends and colleagues on social media and apps can become digital clutter if not reviewed periodically. If you spend some time and get rid of the digital contact clutter in your life that is not adding anything positive to you, then you make space for abundance and other awesome opportunities to come to you. Since I started Decluttr Me, I have discovered who are the good friends and acquaintances in my life and who I should remove real and digital life. I recall removing one Read More

Untangling the Confusion of Using Social Media for your Business

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Every minute of the day, there are more people and organisations engaging with and adding to social media sites. It has become the most reactive and inclusive way to communicate, to share and do business. Social media has grown exponentially especially in the Middle East and cannot be forgotten in your marketing strategy. I meet with a lot of small business owners and new entrepreneurs who are mystified by the social media platforms out there. When I tell them that Decluttr Me is on 6 platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, YouTube and Linkedin– click on the names to follow me 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

14 Swedish Words that Conflict with the Ikea Product

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If you are a regular blog/twitter/facebook follower you will know that I have a love for Ikea products. This morning I saw this post that may make you smile – 14 Swedish words that conflict with the Ikea Product. Enjoy! © 2013 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.