What your home during lockdown says about you

What your home during lockdown says about you

As a professonal organiser and interior designer who’s also trained in psychotherapy, I’m often asked the same question: what do certain objects or styles of home living say about people? The simple answer is, there’s no simple answer. A particular object or style may...
Creating a mindful home working space

Creating a mindful home working space

The key to effective home working is creating physical and psychological boundaries and ways to contain the different areas of your life. These are my top eight tips to doing this. I’ve spoken to quite a few people about working from home during the pandemic. There...
Now is a good time to clear out your wardrobe

Now is a good time to clear out your wardrobe

Make the most of your lockdown and get your wardrobe in order; you will feel better for it and maybe that nag in your head can be quietened for a while! Your crushed clothes might thank you for it too! Now is an excellent time to sort out your closets and do a...
Decluttering and the environment

Decluttering and the environment

I have been very moved by the actions of the inspirational Greta Thunberg, and I’ve been thinking about the fact that I work in an industry that essentially generates heaps of waste! I can’t tell you how many bags of rubbish we remove from people’s houses in a year....
Reflections on time

Reflections on time

I love my job. Whilst I trained as an interfaith minister and decided not to practice, I feel that my work as a professional organiser bears many similarities to that role. Just as ministers preside over significant life events such as weddings, births and deaths, I...
Time to contain the paper monster!

Time to contain the paper monster!

Without a good system, paperwork will invariably pile up and clutter your surfaces and more importantly your headspace. Not only that, when you need something it’s often hard to find and you spend ages sorting through piles of junk. It helps to try and to go...

Why it can be so hard to let go of clutter

I’m excited that an article I wrote was recently published on welldoing.com. It’s a look at different ways we can be attached to our possessions and homes and how that relationship can be healthy or hazardous. My particular interest centres around the time...

Decluttering Boosts Energy – FACT

When our surrounding environment is calm and uncluttered, we invariably feel more energetic, positive and in control. Why? So many reasons! Clutter means unfinished business. It represents decisions that haven’t been made and things that need to be dealt with – which...

Why clutter doesn’t sell

Talk to any estate agent, interior designer, Feng Shui expert or marketing consultant and they’ll all tell you: aspiration sells. The number one strategy for motivating people to buy something is to inspire them. If your property is over-full and messy, you’re making...

An amazing journey

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Home Declutter Kit launch event

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5 tips to help create a calming bedroom

Make your bedroom your sacred space. A space where you can dwell. A space that you can be. Make your use and experience of this space different to the way you live, interact and move around the rest of your home. Declutter Stuff creates noise! Whether it is just...

Why You Have Clutter: nine possible reasons

Wondering why you have clutter? In over 10 years as a Declutter Consultant and Personal Organiser I’ve worked with hundreds of people in their homes. People in pain, people with too much stuff, people surrounded by chaos, living a state of overwhelm and...