Getting your Spouse on Board with Decluttering

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In this week’s episode, I wanted to discuss a hot, fiery topic… how to get your spouse on board with decluttering. Often a client will tell me that their spouse is the reason for the clutter. They walk in the door every day and throw items around randomly; or they hoard items and don’t want to let go of their clothes, paperwork or other items. This behaviour causes frustration and often acrimony in the house, but asking a spouse to declutter can lead to you walking into a brick wall. Today’s podcast discusses the cluttering spouse and is perfect for Read More

Clearing The Junk Drawer

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How many have you a junk drawer near your front door, in the lounge area or even in the kitchen (or all three areas)? Is it heaving with stuff all the time? Is it a dumping ground for you and your family? If you answered yes to my questions, it’s time to listen to my new podcast and tackle the junk drawer with my handy tips. In this new podcast we discuss: The items your find often in the junk drawer. Steps to declutter it What to do with the “junk” How to organise the drawer to make it clutter Read More

It’s My Birthday!

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As the title indicates, it’s my birthday (this week), so I thought it would be great to share my tips on giving presents to me or any of your loved ones. I have briefly touched on this before, but today we discuss how: a. How to change your habit when buying physical item presents; b. Suggest ways to give presents without cluttering people’s lives; c. How to declutter the unwanted presents. To listen to my podcast, produced by Amaeya Creative, click on the button below or in your podcasts players by clicking on this link here. If you need help Read More

Tips to Declutter Your Toiletries

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Everytime I have a session with a client organising and decluttering their bathrooms, I get inspired to organise my bathroom and toiletries. As you can imagine, this means I organise my bathroom on a very regular basis. How often do you declutter and organise your bathroom. How old are some of the products you have? Do you use them? In this week’s podcast, I give my tips on how to declutter your toiletries and what to look out for when decluttering, especially with regards to medicine. To listen to my podcast, produced by Amaeya Creative, click on the button below Read More

Where to Donate your Items

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I have spoken at various times in the Decluttr Me podcasts about donating your items when you declutter and where to declutter them, but I have never provided a thorough list. Today’s podcast rectifies that, as I provide my list of various organisations and places to donate your household items. A lot of the suggestions are for the UAE and GCC region, but the suggestions such as blankets to vets, applies globally. To listen to my new podcast produced by Ameya Creative, click on the button below or in your podcasts players by clicking on this link here. I mentioned Read More

Creating an Organised Memory Box

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When you come back from a holiday, where do you keep the receipts, hotel key, leaflets, maps, photos of the holiday? When it is your birthday where are the cards stored after you have finished showcasing them on your bookshelf? Most probably they are thrown into a pile in a cupboard or into an overflowing box. Today we discuss that box – your memory box – and how to make it more organised and memorable for you moving forward. To listen to my podcast, press play on the button below or in your podcasts players by clicking on this link Read More

Organising the House Post Christmas

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  Today is Boxing Day, and although in the UK it is related to giving a “Christmas Box” to servants and service people the day after Christmas, I always liked to think of it as the day to pack up the boxes and to declutter the home from the Christmas Day remains. There may be leftover food, wrapping paper scattered everywhere, toys in random places and presents on various tables. ¬†In this new podcast, I give my tips on how to deal with the new items in your home and how to organise and declutter the items in your home Read More

How to Detox the E-books on your Device

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  We have previously discussed decluttering your physical books from your shelves and various other nooks and crannies. Now we move onto the e-books. E-books are the new digital clutter to encroach our lives, whether it is on your Kindle, iPad or Tablet. It is so easy to buy and download books onto these devices, but people are not decluttering them after they have been read which has resulted in an accumulation of digital book clutter on our devices. In this episode, we talk about the e-book clutter and how to organise them. To listen to this new podcast, click Read More

The Special Christmas Episode to Get You Organised This Year

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  There are a few weeks left till Christmas and are you ready for it? If no, have no fear as in this new special Christmas podcast we focus on how to get organised and decluttered for the few days of celebration. Follow these tips and you will ensure that you are not doing any last minute preparations on Christmas Eve. To listen to this new podcast, click on the play button below or in your podcasts players by clicking on this link here.       If you would like help to declutter and organise your home before Christmas Read More

Decluttering and Organising your Digital Photos

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    From digital cameras to smartphones, it is much easier to take lots of photos without worrying about storage and costs of printing the photos.¬†Digital photos are the new clutter for millions of people around the world. To help ease this clutter burden, I discuss in my new podcast some ways that I deal with the digital photos I accumulate on a daily basis and how they are organised. To find out how to declutter and organise your digital photos with my handy tips, click on the play button below or in your podcasts players by clicking on this Read More