The Zany Sage

The Zany Sage

Ten Things to Never Unclutter

As much as I love my minimalist leanings, there are some things you should never, under any circumstances, declutter these out of your world. Keep these things in abundance. A sense of humor. Laughter provides blessed release to Clenched Butt Syndrome. Because of the healthful, feel-good hormones released when we have a good belly laugh, laughter really

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The Tea Set

This is a bit of a departure from my usual clutter topics. But considering the stressful times so many of us find ourselves in, I wanted to remind you of the importance of being kind to one another-and to yourself, too. We never know the battles one is fighting. This is a piece I wrote

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Unclutter your waist

Can clutter cause weight gain? You betcha! The weight loss industry is HUGE. I just did a quick Google of the topic and found that we’re talking over 72 BILLION in the US alone. We’re talking a lot of protein shakes, keto diets and unused gym memberships. But yet obesity rates continue to climb. I believe this amount

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Decision Making Without Having a Nervous Breakdown

I remember when grocery stores were switching over to plastic bags and they would ask you “Paper and plastic?” As a young mom, it was almost the tipping point for a nervous breakdown. By the time I had navigated through 32 varieties of canned tomatoes, made budget decisions and evaluated if my kid really needed to

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Meet Your Fantasy Self

We’ve all got ‘em! And they love to collect stuff. They are great at vision casting and can be very creative. But they can also be negative and critical, even accusatory. I’m talking about your fantasy self. And they may play a significant role in your struggle with clutter and disorganization. This is the part

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Welcome, Clutter

By the time someone engages the services of a professional organizer, they have often had some sort of a precipitating event.  I like to think of it as the 3 D’s – a death, downsizing or divorce.  Of course, there are other reasons too but those significant life changes are big enough to prompt action

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