5 Reasons Why Professional Organizers are not the Wicked Witch

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    I often hear from clients that they were scared of contacting me initially. Once they have booked the session, most clients say they don’t sleep the night before as they are worrying about the session as well as meeting me and often want to cancel. It always surprises me as I’m generally not a scary person, but I guess if you have not experienced a decluttering and organizing session it can seem like you are going to be working with the Wicked Witch from OZ. So to reassure you that professional organizers are not scary like the Wicked Witch, Read More

Moving in With Someone (Special)? How to do it in an Organized way to Avoid a Mess

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  People move in with someone else all the time, whether it is due to getting married (Mabrook!), saving money on rent or to be with the family again. Whilst the thought of moving may sound like a great idea (most of the time), it can take a fair amount of planning, co-ordination, stress and of course money. If you are moving in with someone (special), there are ways you can alleviate the pain of moving with these easy steps. 1.  Look at your Stuff. Are you moving into the other parties home? Or are you going to start afresh and look to Read More

The 120 Items to Declutter this Year

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  I have provided a list before of items that should be disposed off when decluttering. However, that list was published a few years ago and items that we used on a daily basis have changed substantially again in 2 years. To reflect the changes in items in our lives, I have created 120 Items to Declutter this year. A lot of items in this list such as manuals, magazines, newspapers and movies can be obtained online and viewed through your tablets, Apple TV, computers or phones. We no longer need the physical item in our home. There are also a Read More

Stuffocation

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  Do you suffer from Stuffocation? You might be asking what is Stuffocation. According to James Wallman who create the term, “Stuffocation is that feeling you get when you have to fight through piles of stuff you don’t use to find the thing you need, or when someone gives you something and your gut reaction isn’t “thank you,” but “what on earth makes you think I could possibly want or need that?” Instead of thinking of more stuff in positive terms, like we used to, we now think more means more hassle, more to manage, and more to think about.  Read More