What’s Coming Between You and a Clutter-Free Home?

EscapeHave you ever considered the possibility that your clutter has nothing to do with the ‘stuff’ and everything to do with your mind? Could it be that, without consciously realizing it, you’ve built a wall around yourself with the clutter, to protect you?

“You are confined […]

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Getting Organized During a Renovation

kitchen reno 002We’ve been in our 1970s home since the summer of 2010. It was in dire need of a kitchen renovation and we purchased it with the intention of doing the renos within the year. But the idea of all that upheaval in the most actively used room caused me to […]

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7 Steps to a Stress-free Holiday Season

bowsbrother_2Does the thought of your holiday to-dos cause you to break out in a cold sweat? With so much to do and such little time, how can we fit it all in? Even though Christmas is still about a month away, leaving everything till the last minute can cost you. A little advance planning […]

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Is rushing slowing you down?

Stress - business woman running lateAre you a rushaholic? Sure, we all want to be efficient with our time – it’s our most precious commodity. But what if it’s more efficient to do things slowly? What if going faster actually slows us down?

I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, as we are […]

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Smothered by ‘Inherited Clutter’: A Reader’s Success Story

collectiblesMany of us who work in a ‘helping profession’ have moments when we wonder if all the energy we put out there is making a difference. I consider myself blessed because, every once in a while, I’ll get a heart-felt note from someone which reminds me why I do what I do. […]

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