Category Archives: Household chores

Really Useful Boxes Make Me Feel Organised, and Tidy Rooms Make me Feel Calm

I found a few items in the study today that belonged with the Christmas decorations in the loft and because I had organised them so well when I put them away in January, I was able to locate the right … Continue reading

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Looking Forward to Meeting my True Self

What would my day look like without clutter? One of the first things I write in my planner every day under the heading of ‘What are you excited about today?’ is ‘Clearing more space’. That’s how much I want this; … Continue reading

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Finding the Positives in a Negative Situation Puts You Back in Control

There never seems to be a quiet moment in this house. I finally have all the clutter concentrated in one room – the study – and can sort it at my own pace. Today I noticed a damp patch on … Continue reading

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Measuring Decluttering Success

I know when I’ve had a good decluttering session by measuring the following: How much I’ve put in the rubbish bag What I’ve managed to recycle (which is usually a larger pile than the rubbish) What I’ve added to the … Continue reading

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Being Inspired and Passing the Message on

It never ceases to amaze me how reading a few inspirational posts in the morning can set the tone for the whole day. As mentioned in yesterday’s post I went to bed before midnight for a change which resulted in … Continue reading

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I Was in the Midst of Clearing and Vacuuming the Floor When…

I just had to stop vacuuming to write my thoughts down on clearing, as words were just popping into my head…. After having a good night’s sleep, I woke up and planned my day sprinkling in some me-time breaks throughout … Continue reading

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Getting on Top of the Cleaning

Since starting The Organised Mum Method (TOMM) for tackling my cleaning three weeks ago, I’ve been religiously ticking off my tasks on the #teamtomm app and getting a smiley face at the end of the day. As mentioned in my … Continue reading

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Keeping a Record of Your Project Progress Helps Keeps You Motivated

“Progress is one of the most motivating feelings for the human mind. You need to have some way to visualise that; some way to see that you’re progressing.” James Clear, on Dr Chatterjee’s Feel Better Live More podcast #145 Just … Continue reading

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Day 351: Hallway Decorating Continues, and the Lounge Gets a Deeper Clean

After an intense morning of work calls, I was pleased that I had the afternoon off so that I could clear a bit more of the dining room. However, when I walked through the lounge, I decided to change my … Continue reading

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Day 292: Painting, Painting and More Painting

My daughter and I achieved a lot today in the spare room (her new room); however, because I’m still clearing up in there I haven’t got much time to write about the details. I’ll try and give you the gist … Continue reading

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