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How Do You Know if You’re a Hoarder?

I’ve been listening to a podcast series called The Clutter Chronicles for a few days now and I’m on episode 22. It’s just an ongoing conversation with a person called Mary who calls herself a recovering hoarder. She spills her … 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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Are We Adding to the Stress by Squeezing Out Every Last Drop?

This evening I was about to run a bath when I noticed that my daughter had started using the new shampoo and conditioner bottles when there were clearly small amounts left in the old ones that she’d put to one-side. … Continue reading

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The Time Consuming Job of Sorting Out Clothes

My husband was designing our new bedroom wardrobes today and wanted to know how many hanging sections we needed and what sizes. I couldn’t really answer because it obviously depends on what I’m keeping, so my mission today was to … Continue reading

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Sometimes It’s the Little Steps That Make Me Feel the Most Organised

We’ve done loads to the house lately in terms of renovation and decorating but sometimes it’s the little changes that make me smile the most. As I took the tea towels out of the dryer today and folded them up, … Continue reading

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Day 364: Planning Ahead, and a Home for My Journals at Last

I woke up and remembered that I had to work today and did so until 5.30pm with a short break for lunch where I tidied the kitchen. Then it was time to cook dinner, do the washing, put out the … Continue reading

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Day 362: It Really Only Takes Five Minutes to Clear a Desk

The day started off slowly. I had so much that I wanted to do but couldn’t work out where to start. So, I looked around at what was in my path. The Really Useful Boxes which are partially empty (as … Continue reading

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Day 359: Learning to Break the Connection With Stuff, and Getting Ready for Christmas

I like listening to Mo Gawdat’s podcasts and quite by chance I stumbled upon one about minimalism. His guest was Courtney Carver who launched a blog Be More With Less in 2010 and is now one of the top bloggers … Continue reading

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Day 358: When You Feel Overwhelmed… Eat Chocolate and Watch and Film

I had a busy couple of hours before work this morning clearing stuff from the corner of the dining room. It was mainly packaging, carrier bags, paints and stuff that needed to be put in the garage. I was able … Continue reading

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