Decluttering and organising your kid’s rooms

Decluttering and organising your kid’s rooms

This is a repost of the article I wrote for The Strawberry Fountain, you can find the original on their site. Decluttering and organising your kid’s rooms is great for you and them. A clear, harmonious space really helps them be calmer and more focused, especially...
Overcoming indecision

Overcoming indecision

Having a hard time making decisions about your possessions? You are not alone, indecision is very common when it comes to clutter. Here is a quick look at some of the psychology behind indecision. Clutter is decisions that haven’t been made. So decluttering, is...
Why The Clutter Shift isn’t right for everyone

Why The Clutter Shift isn’t right for everyone

Are you thinking about joining The Clutter Shift programme? Maybe you’re wanting to finally tackle that clutter and you need some expert advice, structure and accountability to get there. If that’s the case, joining this unique programme will really help. I’ve helped...
A word from the wise

A word from the wise

I was inspired this morning by these thoughts from Marcus Aurelius, one of the key thinkers of Stoicism and wanted to share them with you. Although from two millennia ago, the wisdom strikes me as deeply relevant for us today. ‘Don’t set your mind on...
Living with clutter is like living with debt

Living with clutter is like living with debt

With inflation on the rise and growing economic uncertainty, it can be tempting to hold on to things with the thought that ‘this may come in handy one day’. Maybe we can justify having seven corkscrews or four potato peelers just in case we lose all the others? Or...
2023 Getting Clear workshop – last chance

2023 Getting Clear workshop – last chance

I have released two dates for my popular online workshop Getting Clear. Last year several hundred people registered and the response was overwhelmingly positive. So I am excited to be offering the workshop again this year. I hope it will help even more people discover...
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...

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...