When to Hire a Professional Organizer

New Year, New You If your New Year’s resolutions once again include getting organized, professional help can let you finally cross it off the list. Which of these common stumbling blocks have stopped you in the past? Stumbling Block #1: You Get Overwhelmed You look at the sea of clutter, gulp and turn to Words…

Keep Going!

It’s mid January and those resolutions are starting to falter. Fear not, here’s fresh inspiration to keep you going. Show Someone They’re Wrong Don’t underestimate the value of spite. We’ll call it competitive spirit. They say you can’t do it? Show ’em. Perhaps you want to invite your grandkids over without seeing that dubious look…

Coping With Anxiety When You Contemplate Decluttering

Hands down the most popular, most read, most shared Joyful Surroundings blog post. If you missed it, here’s where I break down how to get started. Many of us would like to get organized and know the first step is reducing clutter. Been there, Kondoed that, read the books, magazines and blogs a thousand times….

New Decade, New You

Tired of making the same old New Year’s Resolutions about decluttering and getting organized? Let’s make 2020 the year you start making your entertainment clutter earn its keep. What’s entertainment clutter? The books we’re going to read, the movies we’re going to watch, the video games and the board games we intend to play. Do…