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‘Tis the Season’……of Giving

By | December 2nd, 2013|Categories: Donation, Downsizing, Holidays, Rightsizing|Tags: , , , |

            The holiday season is in full swing and so is the season of giving. That’s what the holidays are all about…giving. To give of one’s abundance, is the definition of giving, as listed in Dictionary.com. We give thanks during the Thanksgiving holiday for the abundance of blessings bestowed on us throughout the year. Charity food drives are prominent at this time, to give of one’s abundance. So, why do we give? Well, for a lot of reasons. The list below shows just some of the benefits of giving. • Helping someone in need is an energizing feeling. • [...]

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Where do Your Unwanted ‘Things’ go to Die?

By | October 21st, 2013|Categories: Donation, Home Organization, Recycle|Tags: , , |

All of us have ‘things’. Stuff we accumulate over the years. We have things in our homes, in other people’s homes, in storage units at, or away from our homes. We have things that help us with activities of daily living, things of beauty to decorate us, or other things, sentimental things that trigger happy memories, etc. All of these things have lives, an amount of time to us when they are no longer useful or provide beauty. At the end of their lives, which is determined by us, our ‘things’ die. There could be many reasons for the death of [...]

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4 Common Reasons Why we Keep Things & How to Get Past Them

By | July 14th, 2013|Categories: Donation, Organizing Tips|

There are a lot of reasons why we keep things. Some of them make sense, others, not so much. However, the reason why someone is keeping something may make perfect sense to them. I hear these reasons a lot when I’m working with clients. Some of us have no issues with discarding things. They realize the value of having open and clear spaces and they don’t feel tied to their stuff. Others may realize that they need to do some purging, yet they hold onto things all the same. What they don’t realize is that they will feel so much lighter [...]

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