To celebrate Decluttering Diva's 5th Birthday I'm giving you a gift... I'm debunking some popular organising myths. 1. Containers are the keyNot everything needs to be contained. One of my pet peeves is seeing linen cupboards with all the linen in plastic containers - it’s just not necessary and a waste of money. Why all … Continue reading 5 Myths of Organising… busted.
So I saw this awesome slow motion video on FB yesterday of this 19 year old launching himself in the air and breaking a pole vault record clearing the bar at 19 ft and 1 inch. The video was great inspiration for me to help while my client who was struggling with some serious anxieties … Continue reading Sometimes you’ve got to crash before you fly…
Was reading through my Facebook feed this morning and up popped this post - People are losing their minds over this family's wardrobe hack An article about a family who set up a centralised wardrobe. That’s nothing new - I did this for a busy mum a couple of years ago 😝. She was recently divorced, … Continue reading An out of the box wardrobe solution
Are you sick of tripping over toys that spill out of the toy boxes? Tired of nagging the kids to tidy up? Do you feel overwhelmed with where to start? I can hear parents everywhere reply with a big "yes". I see it all the time - the toys take over the space and the whole … Continue reading It’s time to teach your kids the joy of decluttering
Many of my jobs involve physically helping clients to knock off those jobs that they have been procrastinating. Procrastination- the action of delaying or postponing something For you that could be Sorting through the kids clothes and toys that they so quickly grow out of purging out of date paperwork and organising it for tax … Continue reading A helping hand of a different kind
Firstly, I want you to set a reminder or press record on your TV for this Sunday 8:10pm on ch7. Thank you. Now I will tell you my story. For many of you the idea of having a stranger rifle through your personal possessions and give advice on how to handle them better is terrifying. … Continue reading I understand your anxiety more than you realise
It's National Organising Week and today's challenge is to tackle the dreaded utensil drawer (or holder if you don't have the luxury of a whole drawer) Take everything out, wipe out the drawer so you have a clean slate to start with. Be ruthless and only put back items you have used in the last … Continue reading NOW 2017 – Wednesday Challenge
Here is your second challenge - NOW is the time to get decluttered and organised. Tote bags, handbags, grocery bags, wallets, shopping bags, sports bags - we all have them and usually far too many than we actually ever need or use. Today I want you to take 5 away (of course more if you … Continue reading NOW 2017 – Tuesday Challenge
You know those days (maybe it feels like its been weeks or months for you) when you start the day with great intention. Maybe you thoughtfully made a list of things to do or perhaps created some beautiful diary entries that make your google calendar look like a stained glass window. You went to bed … Continue reading Plans. Why do we bother to have them when life never goes to a plan?!?
This article popped up in my facebook newsfeed - There a word for buying books and not reading them. And it got me thinking about the things people buy but do not use. Tsundoku : Oku means to do something and leave it for and tsunde means to stack things. Could this term TSUNDOKU also … Continue reading Do you suffer from TSUNDOKU??