clutter

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
The key for me is engagement and self-accountability. Does this goal have meaning and am I inspired to participate fully
Martha 1. Take time to complete 2016. Touch all file folders, electronic and physical, toss what is not in active use, clean
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My husband and I followed our realtor's recommendations, cast aside our personal feelings and scrubbed the condo clean of any personality, going so far as to paint the entire thing white. Update: our home is presently under contract. Say no more.
Until yesterday when my good friend called me forward into action and dared me to think outside the box and just get it done
Determining the next action is the crux of completing. And before doing that next action, first there is this decision to make: is this my next action or can I delegate it to someone else? (It's is good to delegate whenever possible.)
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.
Withheld and incomplete communications can pull more on our attention than not finishing an email inbox or completing a project. In my experience incomplete communications can seem subtle but as I describe in a recent experience of mine, not so subtle.
IN is the location of everything you haven't yet seen or you have seen it and you are procrastinating on a decision. It's a physical designation and not a place in your head.
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.
Martha 2. If there is something you are not using but it is a 10 and your intuition says to keep it, go ahead. (Be discerning
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.
  Your stuff tells a story. If you don't like the story you can change it. My story was filled with layers of incomplete