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Mind Clutter is a Real Thing

By |2021-07-23T12:58:59-05:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: Clutter|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Mind clutter can mean many things – too many thoughts, unwanted thoughts, negative thoughts, overwhelm, etc. The cause can come from within or from external sources or a bit of both. Clutter is clutter, whether it comes in the form of things in our homes, or the thoughts in our brains. We need to purge mind clutter from our brains, just like we purge clutter from our homes. There are many benefits of having a clear, relaxed mind.  Reduced stress, focus, and increased productivity are just a few. Sleep is one way to clear waste, or mind clutter from our [...]

Navigating The Waters of Estate Sale Companies

By |2020-11-17T13:41:11-06:00August 12th, 2020|Categories: Downsizing|Tags: , , , , |

Estate sale companies are not used solely when someone passes away to clear out a home. The name is actually a misnomer since many people use them as a resource when they move.  Most everyone that I know downsizes, or reduces the amount of their belongings when they move to a new home. A lot of times when people downsize to move to a smaller home, they have excess that they feel could be sold instead of donating to a charity.  However, they may not know how to, or want to do all the work associated with conducting a sale. [...]

4 Things to Focus on That You Can Control

By |2020-11-17T13:41:15-06:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Change, Overwhelm|Tags: , , , , , , |

Because of the current state of affairs, locally and abroad, it may feel like the world is in chaos and we have no control over our lives. There is a lot of uncertainty and confusion which causes an overwhelming amount of stress for everyone.  We don’t know what our future holds. The information we get bombarded with is always in question as to its validity.  Things are changing all the time, daily, and hourly for that matter.  Trying to maintain a sense of normalcy and calm in our ever-changing world requires the ability to adjust our plans to adapt to [...]

Staying Positive During Difficult Times

By |2020-11-17T13:41:15-06:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: Change, Overwhelm|Tags: , , , , , |

Staying positive is not always easy to do, especially during difficult times. These days can definitely be considered difficult times for everyone all around the globe. This pandemic is touching so many lives in so many ways. Unfortunately for most, in negative ways. Our new normal is evolving on a daily basis.  No one really knows how our lives will change in the long-term, or short-term for that matter. The uncertainty of what the future holds is causing stress and anxiety for everyone. Staying positive is becoming quite a challenge. We are bombarded with information related to the corona virus [...]

Laugh Your Stress Away!

By |2020-11-17T13:41:38-06:00June 2nd, 2014|Categories: Health Benefits, Reduce Stress|Tags: , , |

How is your day going? Is everyone in your life healthy and happy? What about you? Are you overloaded, overwhelmed, stressed out from the pressures of everyday life? If so, how do you deal with all the stress that comes at you all the time? There are many ways to deal with stress. What works for some may not be viable for others. However, the consensus seems to point to one thing that works for…well, everyone, and that is laughter. I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase ‘laughter is the best medicine’. I couldn’t agree more! The more I practice it the more I’m convinced [...]

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Overwhelmed by Clutter?

By |2020-11-17T13:41:45-06:00July 15th, 2012|Categories: Decluttering, Home Organization, Organizing Tips|Tags: , , |

A common complaint from many of my clients is that their clutter is making them crazy. They are overwhelmed by all of it and don’t know where to start. Because of this feeling of overwhelm, they just don’t do anything, which causes a copious amount of stress in their lives. There can be many reasons for the accumulation of clutter. Even the most organized person can end up with clutter. Many times the clutter is caused by situations in our lives, or a series of life events. Some of those events may be traumatic but not always. It could be [...]

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