6: Create a home for everything

A place for everything, and everything in its place You may have read this before, but it really is true! How can you clear up if you don’t know where things are going to go? Clothes go in a wardrobe or chest of drawers, but where do you put parking vouchers, light...

8: Next steps you can take on your journey

Congratulations on completing the course You’ve done a great job, but don’t rest on your laurels. If you haven’t already started, use the insight and tips you have learned to get into action and start creating a beautifully-organised, clutter free...

5: Drop the ‘all or nothing’ thinking

“It all depends on whether you have things, or they have you.” Robert A. Cook It’s easy to get stuck in all or nothing thinking. This belief can be the stumbling block preventing you from starting a declutter project. Of course, you don’t have to become a...

7: Don’t start too big, or too small

Once you have the enthusiasm to get going, you may feel you can tackle the whole room. So you begin with the desk, then move to the stuff on the floor, then start on the drawers once you realise you need space to put things in. Before you know it, your two hours are...

4: Learn to overcome your procrastination

“I don’t wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has to get down to business.” Pearl S. Buck Often people start with the best of intentions then get distracted. This is particularly true when doing something you don’t like, or...

3: Remember you don’t have to do it all at once

‘By perseverance, the snail reached the ark.’ Charles H. Spurgeon   All-or-nothing thinking often keeps people stuck in a rut. You may want to clear a mountain in one go, but beware of underestimating how time-consuming the job will be. This can lead...

1: Get clear about exactly what you need to do

“The greatest need of our time is to clean out the enormous mass of mental and emotional rubbish that clutter our minds.”Thomas Merton Get clear about where you are and where you’re headed Denial is the first major mistake people make when they want to sort out their...

0: A few thoughts and actions before you start

I know how frustrating a cluttered home is and how hard it is to keep on top of things. Over the last 15 years I’ve helped hundreds of people like you to create clear and beautifully organised homes. In this course I’ll share some the key things I’ve...