Tag Archives: tidying

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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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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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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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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A New Boiler Gave me a Reason to Clear a Bit of the Garage

I got up a bit earlier this morning to clear the utility room so that our new boiler could be installed. The engineers from Drips Plumbing & Heating spent the whole day removing the old boiler and installing the new … Continue reading

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Turning the House Upside Down Looking for Important Paperwork

I needed to find a couple of important pieces of paperwork today for our tax returns. As I had this morning off work, I ploughed straight in looking through the ‘backlog’ boxes of paperwork in our bedroom without first thinking … Continue reading

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