7 Steps to Success in 2023!

1. Review 2022 What went well in 2022? What didn’t go so well? What got in the way of you doing your Clutter Clearing? Compare and contrast your Wheel of Life Reviews from 2022 so you can see what changed during the year. 2. Think Ahead What do you want to be DIFFERENT in your…

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Clutter Clearing Concept – Object Permanence

The Object Permanence Concept helps us to understand why we may have a stronger attachment to the things in our clutter than other people. Object Permanence is knowing that things and people continue to exist even if you can’t see them or hear them. Humans develop this awareness, on average, by around the age of…

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Maintaining Motivation

CLUTTER CLEARING REWARDS  When we’re on our Clutter Clearing Journey, we all need to have a motivational toolbox that contains a range of tools to help us get through the bad days and tough weeks we ALL have when we’re Clearing our Clutter. What Are Rewards? Rewards are what we give ourselves as an act…

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Tough Truths About Time

7 REASONS WHY WE STRUGGLE TO MAKE TIME 1. Don’t Prioritise or Plan Most clutterholics and hoarders are what’s called ‘In-Time’ people. This means we’re not thinking about, planning for, focused on, or maybe even aware of what we need to do in the future. We also tend to be impulsive and to ‘live in…

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‘Porous’ Boundaries

Personal Boundaries are the limits and rules we set for what we share of ourselves within different types of relationships.  Those of us who struggle with clutter often have either ‘Porous’ or ‘Rigid’ boundaries.  The SMART BOUNDARIES concept helps understand if we have porous or rigid boundaries and help us start putting healthy boundaries in…

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Melissa’s Success Story

Melissa started her Private Clutter Clearing Journey in September 2020 and completed it in October 2022. This means she’s cleared all her clutter and created the habits she needs to stay Clutter Free Forever. Success Summary: Melissa started her Private Journey in September 2020.  As Melissa explains: Succeeding at completing my Journey was a time…

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Clutter Clearing Myth-Buster

MYTH CLEARING MY CLUTTER IS ABOUT CREATING A SHOW HOME / LIVING A MINIMALIST LIFE Absolutely not! Another myth perpetuated by the TV decluttering programmes and organisational ‘experts’. If you REALLY want to live in a show home or live a minimalist life then I am not the person to help you do that. Not…

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Clare’s Clutter Clearing Story

It’s ironic that on the day the last edition of the Chronicle arrived from the printers, in which I wrote about my family relationship clutter and my estrangement from my parents, my big brother passed away from an aggressive melanoma cancer that took him in just 9 months. I hadn’t been told he was ill.…

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2023 – Your Year

Before I started Clearing my Clutter, I was seeing a therapist regularly. I knew I had more challenges than just my clutter, and with hindsight I was hoping she’d tell me how to deal with them all without actually having to spend any time, energy, effort or money on dealing with them. Then one week…

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Clutter Clearing Comfort Zone

The Clutter Clearing Comfort Zone Concept helps explain why the blitz’s don’t work, and understand what we need to do to clear our clutter. The concept is based around 3 circles, one inside the other.  The middle circle (white) represents our comfort zone, or where we are now. In there we feel safe but there’s…

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