Tag Archives: tidying

Day 253: I Feel Happy When I See a Tidy Space, So I Took Action

I was looking at my ‘I feel happy when…’ list again earlier today, and I noticed an entry that said that ‘I feel happy when I see a tidy space’. I’ve been living with clutter for so long, that any … Continue reading

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Day 252: Planning Some Jobs Around the House, and Learning to Witness My Intense Feelings Without Fixing Them

As I’ve mentioned before, we have a few jobs to do around the house and garden that we can’t or don’t want to do ourselves and so today we got a builder round to go through each one to see … Continue reading

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Day 251: Music Can Lift Your Mood Almost Instantly, and I Now Have a Plan For the Charity Bags

Mo Gawdat in his book Solve For Happy talks about keeping your own happiness list and referring to it when you are feeling down. I don’t usually feel down as such but this morning after dropping the girls off at … Continue reading

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Day 250: Cluttered Minds Don’t Know the Concept of Simple

I literally stood in the centre of my garage today and felt overwhelmed again. I’ve taken stuff out there over the past few weeks ‘in a rush’. I’m happy that it’s not cluttering the house anymore, but I haven’t organised … Continue reading

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Day 249: Useful Storage Baskets to Contain Items, and a Nice Predictable Feel Good Film

I don’t tend to worry anyone when I don’t get as much done as planned. I started the day off with a grocery shopping delivery and then had breakfast in the garden. It’s was nice to see the sun for … Continue reading

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Day 247: Goodbye Silver Birches, Hello Opportunity

In yesterday’s post, I expressed my sadness about the plans to cut down the two silver birch trees in our garden, to allow the space for my husband to come up with a new design that we are all happy … Continue reading

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Day 246: Change of Routine, and a Quick Sort of the Medicine Cupboard

The girls went back to school today after six months of being at home. It was a bit daunting for them, but they got through it. I was proud of them. The routine for me of making sure that uniform … Continue reading

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Day 245: Play The Game or Do the Puzzle, and Then Find the Missing Pieces

As you know, I sorted out the games cupboard yesterday (click here if you missed the video). As a result, I found myself tipping out the pieces of a few old games and toys to see if they were worth … Continue reading

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Day 244: Doing Nothing Helped me Detach From the Clutter, and Today I Tackled the Games Cupboard

This morning during my usual me time, I sketched something that resembled the clutter that I’m attached to in my head. I felt a bit fed up after that as this is my last day off before I go back … Continue reading

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Day 243: Practising Acceptance and Detaching Myself From the Clutter… and I Sold Some Today

Stephanie Bennett Vogt in her book Your Spacious Self, explains that just because we are practising acceptance with our stuff around us, it doesn’t mean that we won’t change. “Acceptance means that after you have put into motion your intentions … Continue reading

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