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Making Family Time Essential

After a busy working week, I just wanted to ‘do my own thing’ so I went for a walk and was then going to plan my day around what was on my to do list. I wanted to potter about … Continue reading

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Less Decluttering Allows More Time for Other Projects

I’ve been wrapped up in clutter for so many years that (apart from work) I’ve had little time left to focus on any other projects. As most of you know, I spent 366 days last year clearing stuff and writing … Continue reading

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Making the Most of a Second Lockdown Birthday… That Year Went Quickly!

I turned 52 today and have enjoyed a second lockdown birthday. Not many of us can say that we’ve had two consecutive lockdown birthdays, but although they are not exactly growing on me, it’s lovely to spend it with the … Continue reading

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Clearing Clutter and Making Decisions

Saying that I’ve achieved a lot this weekend is an understatement, so it wasn’t surprising that I ran out of energy about 8.30pm this evening. Apart from cooking dinner both days and skyping my mum and dad today, I have … 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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There is a Good Reason Why we Need to Slow Down

Even when we are busier than ever, people tell us we should slow down; however, no one really explains why. We know it’s something to do with stress and we know it sounds like a good thing to do, but … 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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Day 50/2021 Following the Plan and Slowing Down

One of the challenges that I set myself at the start of 2021 was to work through Stephanie Bennett Vogt’s book A Year to Clear and it’s going well; I haven’t missed a day. Today I’m starting week 8 and … 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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Day 366: Wrapping up 2020 From a Clear and Calm Space

This is one of my calm spaces that I’ve created this year for me to sit, relax, think, write and reflect on life… So, here I am at the end of 2020 having written consistently for 366 days about decluttering … Continue reading

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