Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind?

Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind?

There’s some truth to the old saying, “out of sight, out of mind”. When you have a big pile of junk in clear view, it does something to your brain. Depending on how your mind works, it will either cause you conscious stress (“I can’t work...
Decluttering Valentine’s Day

Decluttering Valentine’s Day

We’ve looked back at our Christmas decluttering strategies; now it’s time to look forward at Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day has been frequently criticized as a “Hallmark holiday” – a holiday basically invented by greeting...
Decluttering “Gift Exchanges”

Decluttering “Gift Exchanges”

When we’re considering ways to make our next Christmas clutter-free, another thing to think about is gift exchanges. And there are three basic types. The first type is the “obligatory” gift exchange. You know somebody is getting you a gift, so you...
Making Next Christmas Clutter-Free

Making Next Christmas Clutter-Free

It’s January. Christmas is in the rearview mirror. Hopefully your Christmas tree is either hauled out or packed away until next year. You might even be looking forward to Valentine’s Day. Last week we talked about New Year’s resolutions, and if you...
Decluttering Your New Year’s Resolutions

Decluttering Your New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year! Did you make some resolutions? New Year’s resolutions are both a blessing and a curse. On one hand, New Year’s provides a natural point in time for people to consider the things they’ve done in the past year, the things they could do...