Author Archives: Sandra Madeira

About Sandra Madeira

I am a full-time working mum with a passion for writing and inspiring others. Please let me know what you think of my blog - constructive comments welcome. Have a great day Sandra Freelance Writer www.sandramadeira.com

There’s something about a vacuumed floor…

I looked back at the room that I’ve been tidying today. Well done, I thought to myself, but still a long way to go. The room needed a good vacuum which I knew would instantly change the way I felt about … Continue reading

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I’m fed up with the clutter

That’s it. I’m doing something about it (I’ve said that before) and I’m going to be really ruthless and throw things away (I’ve said that before too!). What shall I do with all the clutter and stuff lying around? I’ve … Continue reading

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Calm in a day

We sometimes don’t realise that taking just one day off can reduce that feeling of overwhelm and chaos. It could be that you are disorganised with the washing, have unorganised paperwork, can’t find time to put things in their place, … Continue reading

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Almost hit by a clotheshorse

I have a lot of determination at the moment to clear my surroundings of clutter and mess. So much so, that I spent an hour sorting through baskets of washing and putting things away in the nice tidy baskets that … Continue reading

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Keep calm and tidy up

I applied the 10 minute tidy rule when tidying my spare room yesterday evening. I set the timer and began. When the alarm went off I felt so motivated to carry on that I ended up resetting the timer 3 … Continue reading

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A ten minute tidy up

I took a different approach yesterday and just spent 10 minutes picking things up and putting them in their places. It’s surprising how much you can get done in a short space of time. I went to bed thinking that … Continue reading

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Noticing your clutter

My decluttering challenge has made me much more aware of my surroundings. Today I noticed an area under the ironing board that has had ‘stuff’ sitting there for I don’t know how long! It took me no more than ten … Continue reading

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