Tag Archives: clutter

How to dispose of what doesn’t “spark joy”

You’ve done a major clutter clearing, and now you have piles of stuff to get rid of. Here are links to 20 places to sell or donate or recycle it. Continue reading

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Clutter Clearing Class at Clark College July 15

Got paper piles? Heirloom overload? Photo fatigue? Overflowing closets? Free yourself from the tyranny of Stuff with my Clutter Clearing Class at Clark College, July 15. Continue reading

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Steve Jobs: design lessons for the home

Steve Jobs’ life offers design lessons far beyond the tech world. Your home would benefit from his attention to detail, beauty, and simplicity. Continue reading

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Your Home Office: Supporter or Saboteur?

Learn to create a home office that supports your work with my “Six Secrets of a Successful Space” class Wed., Sept. 14, 12-1 at SOHO Marketing in Vancouver. Continue reading

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Making the Best of Impermanence (sermon)

By popular request, the text of a sermon I delivered on impermanence and change at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Vancouver. Continue reading

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Why not buy nothing?

The day after Thanksgiving, traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year, is gaining traction as “BUY NOTHING DAY.” Why open your already pinched purse to cough up for More Stuff that No One Needs? Why not buy nothing this holiday … Continue reading

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Other ways to identify clutter

Most of us know ordinary clutter when we see it. Piles of stuff with no place to live. Let’s say that you’ve already dealt with those piles. Sorted, tossed, put away. Countertop now clear. Are you done? Not necessarily. At … Continue reading

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Our possessions = us, possessed

It’s time to loosen our grip on the term “MINE!” We speak so possessively of our homes and our things. “This is my house.” “This is my couch.” “Molly is my dog.”  As if the house, couch or dog were … Continue reading

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A joyful space: my car, detailed at last!

Physician, heal thyself. Yank the log from your own eye first, etc etc. Who was I to preach consciousness and order to my feng shui clients, when my own automobile was a monument to unconsciousness? Although I go thru the carwash … Continue reading

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Garage: from rat hole to RAD!

In many American homes the garage is the point of entry to the home – the first room that greets you when you return from work or running errands. It sets the mood for your whole relationship with Home.
All too often it isn’t pretty. One client’s transformed space… Continue reading

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