Experts share their tips for even the most cleaning-averse.
Organizational expert, bestselling author, and host of “Life Organized,” Barbara Reich knows a thing or two about clutter
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If you've been reading my stuff here for a little while, you already know that I talk about clutter as much more than what's overflowing in your space.
So you've found The One: a space to call your own. It's got a great location, the rent fits your monthly budget, and it even has a little architectural charm. The only downside? Its size. And while you knew things would be tight, there's still a moment of surprise when you realize that an amount of clutter that wouldn't make an impact in a larger place makes your apartment look as though it should be on Hoarders.
We’re all running out of time. This awareness hits me like a ton of bricks whenever I take a step back to think about the
Due to challenges with the placement of the cover of my new book, Tuck Me In, the printer decided to pull their contract. The email notifying me of this was easily something I could "react to." I was just about to begin one of my bi-weekly Hour of Focus calls and given the nature of the call I chose in the moment to reply to the email with a simple -- please reconsider.
You might think that a few piles of clothes here, stacks of books and magazines there, and junked-up dresser drawers aren't hurting anyone. Think again. All of that clutter overcrowding your personal space might be affecting your health.