5 Myths of Organising… busted.

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.

Sometimes you’ve got to crash before you fly…

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…

A helping hand of a different kind

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something For you that could be Sorting through the kids clothes and toys that they so quickly grow out of  purging out of date paperwork and organising it for tax … Continue reading A helping hand of a different kind

I understand your anxiety more than you realise 

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 

Plans. Why do we bother to have them when life never goes to a plan?!?

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?!?

Happy New Year 2016 from Decluttering Diva – it’s time to be a Smartie!

Just wanted to wish you a Happy New Year for 2016. Whatever has happened cannot be changed - decisions were made, consequences happened. New Years can be a great time to clean the slate - look ahead, make plans and set new goals. I love it when people say "I want to live a decluttered … Continue reading Happy New Year 2016 from Decluttering Diva – it’s time to be a Smartie!

Variety is the Spice of Decluttering. 

Looking over my week ahead and I am helping a lady empty her 40 foot shipping container that has been storing stuff for over 15 years; I'm helping a gentleman sort through a storage unit with his deceased mums things; I'm rescuing a frazzled mum who needs to gain control of her home after neglecting … Continue reading Variety is the Spice of Decluttering.