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

How to Get Organized for your next Long-Haul Flight

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  Living in this region we are lucky to be able to fly to so many parts of the world easily. Whether you want to go East towards Asia and Australasia or West to Europe and the Americas; we have unlimited choice of destinations and flights. The only problem is the long-haul flight to the destination. It is all well and good to go to these exotic destinations, but we still have to endure the 6+ hour flight to get there. I have previously provided a list of what I take in my hand luggage when flying, including my pashmina shawl and Read More

The Best Tips to Help you Pack for your Holidays

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  It’s that time of the year when most people head out for their holidays. Whether it is to catch some sun in Europe, feel the cold in the South or stick to the hot heat in the Middle East, there are some fail safe tips that are always useful when travelling. Here are the best tips to help you pack for your holidays which I have picked up over the years: 1.  Pile all your clothes and accessories in one corner that you anticipate to pack one week in advance. Then cut half the pile. You will need more tops than Read More

Media – Time Out Dubai Kids

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Are you worried about what to pack in your luggage for the kids this holiday? If yes, worry no more and get the latest issue of Time Out Dubai Kids.  This month, Decluttr Me are contributors, providing our essential list of items to include in your luggage when travelling this summer. You can see the full article in the June issue of Time Out Dubai Kids. Enjoy! ;       © 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 feed is strictly prohibited.  

App of the Week – Tripcase

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  In a new segment, I will be highlighting my favourite apps on the market for your computer and mobile devices which helps you to stay organised in your day to day life. My app of the week is Tripcase, which is perfect to use during the holiday season. Do you have various printed pieces of paper with flight tickets, hotel bookings, theatre bookings, car rental, etc and then have to deal with the family and luggage whilst travelling? Tripcase, removes stress and need to be overburden yourself with reservations on paper. The app allows you to put all your Read More

Apps, Holiday and Being Organised

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  Having a smart phone has meant that we can be connected at all times whether on holiday or on business. As a result we have an abundance of apps to use whilst travelling and on holiday. These are my favourite apps to use whilst planning and on holiday: 1. Airline apps British Airways, Lufthansa and Virgin have great apps which allows you to book, manage and check the status of flights easily. You can also check in on your app. Emirates has finally released an app, but it is only on the IPad for now. Very user friends and Read More

8 Top Tips – Getting Organised with your Hand Luggage

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Today’s tips are on how to ensure you pack as little as possible in your hand luggage and stay organised. 1. Keep Calm and Carry On If you are like me and cannot be away from her laptop, then you will have to make a provision for carrying it in your luggage. Michael Kors Jet Set bag was designed specifically for Apple products to be stored in them. The inside pocket fits my Mac Air perfectly and I have additional pouches to store my IPhone, IPad chargers and other items.   2. Hold It! Travel Document Holders are one of the essential items Read More

5 Top Tips – How to be Organised in your Suitcase

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We all have this habit of packing too much, we seem to be overburdening ourselves with more and more stuff in your luggage.  This year, it’s time to reduce the stuff and start carrying what you need rather than what you think you will need. To help you decide, here is my list of Top 5 actions to take to pack your suitcase in an organised and lighter way. 1. Check the weather for your holiday destination Summer is the season for shorts, tank tops and flip flops, unless you are going down into the Southern Hemisphere, where Winter is Read More

Top 10 Items to Pack in your Suitcase

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When choosing clothes, choose items that won’t need to be ironed, are light and can be mixed and matched. Linen might look great on the hanger and be light but it is a pain to iron. Do you want to waste your holiday ironing? Here is my list of essential items to take on holiday and my favourite picks right now from various stores (for the ladies):   a. 1 pair Jeans – comfortable for wearing on the plane and when weather gets a bit cold in the evening. I have found Paige Jeans are incredibly comfortable and fit to Read More