Tag Archives: overwhelmed

Putting What I’ve Learnt into Practice and Finding Balance

I recently studied for a course called ‘Children and Young People’s Mental Health’, and whilst doing it, I got the chance to put what I’d learnt into practise. Amongst other topics, I had been reading and answering questions on stress, … Continue reading

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An Update on the Mice and the Clutter

I can’t believe it’s been over a week since I’ve written anything. I’ve started many posts but not finished them as I’m in the middle of a lot of things including starting a couple of new and exciting self-improvement projects … Continue reading

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Create Categories When Making Decisions On Clutter

I’ve introduced categories when sorting through clutter before so it doesn’t feel like anything new; however, what I’m doing this time around seems to have the stuff flying out of the room at record speed. I think something is shifting … Continue reading

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Day 166: The Never-ending Battle of Clearing Clutter From High-Traffic Areas of Your Home, and Motivating Tips

This morning I was feeling anxious and overwhelmed again with the clutter. It doesn’t seem to matter how many hours I spend decluttering, throwing things away, recycling and putting things in their place, the space in the high-traffic areas fill … Continue reading

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Day 137: Walking (and a Bit of Blogging) Helps with Lockdown Stress

Some people need stimulation from ‘other people’ and ‘things’ to be happy (group A) and some people can be happy from just being with themselves (group B). I think we have two in each group in our house. I’m in … Continue reading

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Recharging Batteries before Getting Organised

Sometimes the best use of our time is doing nothing and sometimes we just need to get organised. Sometimes the former needs to be done before you are in the right fame of mind to do the latter. No one … Continue reading

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Making Decisions about Clutter

I woke up in the early hours of this morning and when I couldn’t fall back to sleep, I thought about how much clutter I could be clearing in the spare room if I actually had the energy to get … Continue reading

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Start at the front door

I tried the above tip yesterday, after returning from holiday and realising that I never tided up before leaving for the airport 2 weeks before! The place was a mess and I was pleased that no one was coming round … Continue reading

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Have You Asked for Time to Yourself Lately?

I have a smile on my face because I have just asked for a couple of hours to myself.  I want to emerge a much happier person than I was feeling just before lunch.  Although it’s lovely to have time … Continue reading

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Batteries set to ‘recharge’

I have split this blog into two parts ‘batteries empty’ and ‘batteries on recharge’.  Up until today, I’d had ‘one of those weeks’ where everything has felt too much.  Fortunately I have just over a week off work now which I am … Continue reading

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