Tag Archives: clutter clearing

Celebrate Discardia; make room for awesomeness

This is the motto of blogger Dinah Sanders. She explains the concept here – and here – for starters. Discardia is a holiday to celebrate and teach letting go of what doesn’t add value to your life – whether a … Continue reading

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Yes, there’s help for paperholics!

Are you drowning in paper?? Is your desktop strewn with notes and clippings, receipts and bills? Is the kitchen counter littered with to-do lists, invitations, recipes from the paper? I’ve been there, honey. I’m a recovering paperholic myself. The secret … Continue reading

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Sort, toss, then label what’s left

David Allen, the productivity guru and author of the perennial best-seller, Getting Things Done, recommends that followers of his organizing principles get themselves a little device known as the Brother PTouch labeler. It’s a hand-held battery-operated gizmo with a miniature QWERTYUIOP keyboard that produces … Continue reading

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Flying with the FlyLady

A client asks me out for a feng shui consultation, hoping that after a few simple enhancements in their wealth corner Publishers Clearing House will arrive at the door with a fat check. I hate to disappoint – but all … Continue reading

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How (and why) to give your garage a makeover

From my just published article in the Fall 2010 issue of Northbank Magazine: (see photos illustrating a successful garage makeover ) This may have been the year you were going to remodel the kitchen, buy new furniture, move to a … Continue reading

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