Clare’s Clutter Clearing Story – No Support Network

Clare Clutter Clearing

I didn’t have a support network when I was clearing my clutter 20 years ago. My parents didn’t understand why I struggled with my clutter. To them it was just ‘too much stuff’ and I needed to be ruthless and ‘get rid’ of most of it. They didn’t understand that to me my ‘stuff’ represented…

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New and Unique Clutter College Opens to Students

Clutter College Students

As children and students across the county return to schools and colleges, a unique college that started as an experiment at the beginning of the pandemic will officially open it’s ‘virtual’ doors to its first academic year of students who are all taking its unique courses. Next week Clare Baker, a former clutterholic and hoarder,…

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Is Your Glass Half Empty or Half Full?

glass half full

People Who Wonder Whether The Glass Is Half Empty Or Half Full Are Missing The Point. The Glass Is REFILLABLE. (Anon) When you think about letting go of things in your clutter, are you thinking about how empty your glass will be or what you’ll be able to fill the other half with? Your answer…

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Clare’s Clutter Clearing Story – Boundaries

Clare Clutter Clearing

I didn’t know about boundaries until I went to therapy that first time, and I’ll be honest – what I learnt scared me. My therapist Meg already knew my brother and my father. It’s was ironic that the only one who hadn’t been to see her was my mother. I can still hear Meg’s voice…

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Sue’s Success

Clutter clearing journey diagram

On 17th June Sue reached the peak of Step 4 of her Journey. This means she has completely cleared her clutter in at least 1 room or area of her home. By the time Sue reached the peak she had completely cleared her hallway. Sue’s stats are: It took her 8 weeks to climb Step…

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Social Gathering Survey Results – Making Time

Results blocks

Question 1: Do you struggle to make time to do your Clutter Clearing? 50% – YES 33% – Sometimes Question 2: Do you struggle to accept that you only have 168 hours in a week and you have to prioritise what you do with those hours? 67% – Sometimes Question 3: Do you prioritise things…

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Every Summer Has A Story

Sunflower with bees summer

What’s your most favourite summer of your life (so far)? Tough question I know. It’s probably a pick-and-mix from a variety of summers; a song from one, a holiday from another, the friends of…. I forget which. As you mentally remember the summers you’ve had throughout your life, the sights, sounds, feelings and smells are…

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Emma’s Success

Clutter clearing journey diagram

On 10th May Emma reached the peak of Step 4 of her Journey. This means she has cleared her clutter in at least 1 room or area of her home. By the time Emma reached the peak she had completely cleared her porch and was onto her downstairs hallway. Emma’s stats are: Reduced her e-mail…

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