Monthly Archives: January 2020

Don’t Procrastinate… Just Sew the Button On

This morning my youngest daughter kindly handed me her school shirt as well as the button that fell off it. Much better than hunting everywhere for the missing button or trying to find a spare one on the inside of … Continue reading

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Getting Another Five Minute Task Done

Every time I see this full medicinal sharps bin in corner of the room, I say to myself ‘I must find the number to call to get someone to collect this’. If it wasn’t for my challenge, I probably wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Dining Room Echoes After Decluttering

Do you find that once you clear the items that shouldn’t be there, the room not only feels clean and clear but it also echoes? I believe that it’s because there is less stuff to absorb the sound. Being the … Continue reading

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Start With a Corner of Clutter

It’s easier to tackle a corner of clutter when you have time on your side, which isn’t often when you are a busy working parent. Usually it’s something that you walk by and say under your breath… if only I … Continue reading

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A Purse Full of Stuff…

Today, I wanted to quickly find a handwritten credit note that was given to me in a local clothing shop. I took a whole chunk of papers out of my purse and (typically) it was the last one that I … Continue reading

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10 Minutes Away From Having a Clear Desk

This evening I really wanted to spend some focused time writing a few reflective learning logs for a coaching course that I’m doing at work. The best place to do this was at my desk in the spare room but … Continue reading

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Shredding Your Personal Data

I have always had good intentions of shredding anything containing names, addresses, bank details etc. that is on paperwork that I don’t require. I add it to an ‘already high’ pile and over the years these piles have become hidden … Continue reading

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Day 13: Thirteen Days in “Decluttering Mode”

Thirteen days into the New Year and there’s no stopping me. Things are definitely looking tidier around here, particularly the bedroom. It’s amazing how different I feel about the clutter as well. I’m no longer looking at it as a … Continue reading

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More Weekend Decuttering…

I actually slept better last night after clearing the beside table yesterday. I’m definitely finding it a lot easier to declutter when I only need to focus on one small thing a day, so this challenge is really working for … Continue reading

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Day 10: Can a Decluttered Bedside Table Help you Sleep Better?

Today I had a bit more time than usual as it’s our first free weekend since well before Christmas. So, after popping out to catch up on a few errands, I sat down with a cup of tea and thought … Continue reading

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