Of all the clutter I’ve dealt with over the years, the far most damaging is the Sacred Clutter. It’s unforgiveness. Undealt with trauma. Unfelt feelings. Especially grief. Closet clutter is easy to deal with. Dig it out and give it away. Done. (Well, it theory, anyway! One must be ready.) Sacred Clutter isn’t as easy.… Continue reading The vilification of grief
I remember many years ago we were hanging out with friends shooting the breeze. The topic turned to people and their eccentricities. “So there’s this guy who goes barefoot all the time so he doesn’t lose contact with the earth’s energy,” one gal said. “That’s STOOPID!” we all replied in unison. That little dynamic reveals… Continue reading That’s STOOPID!
I am a minimalist. If I weren’t such a rebellious hippy, I’d make a good Horse and Buggy Amish. Well, maybe. Traipsing out to an outhouse in the winter doesn’t sound like a lot of fun. So while I love my creature comforts, a dishwasher isn’t one of them. Some guests in my home have… Continue reading Why I don’t use a dishwasher
Mrs. W presented me with my most challenging organizing job ever. Even now, many years later, I have never tackled something on that scale. She was a sweet lady in her late 70s. She always wore a house dress and a ready smile. But underneath her smile, you could see the stress. Her health issues… Continue reading Mrs. W and the bulging basement
When I help a client purge a closet or a storage unit I often hear, Where did this STUFF come from? No one sets out to stuff a storage unit or have cluttered closets. It just happens with accumulation – little by little over time. Most folks just say they’ll deal with it when they… Continue reading Where clutter really begins
Wooohooo! Today’s the day! I was interviewed by the inimitable Jen Riday, Life Coach and owner of the Vibrant Happy Living community. In this podcast, I told my story of years of chronic pain and how I healed using an approach that I never heard about from the medical industry. Please come listen!
Note – Today’s post is from my good friend, Ashley Logsdon. She is an author, artist, life coach, mama and well, this could be such a long list! She is an extraordinary person with a lot of tools to help people like you. She knocked my socks off with this fabulous short video on the… Continue reading What is balance? – Guest post