Nine Reasons Why People Have Clutter

Helen Sanderson | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Sanderson

Over 10 years as a Declutter Consultant and Personal Organiser I've worked hundreds of people in their homes. People in pain, people with too much stuff, people surrounded by chaos, living a state of overwhelm and paralysis. Their home stresses them out and they're seeking help (from me) to resolve it.

How Decluttering Properly Can Literally Change Your Life

Chrissy Halton | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Chrissy Halton

Doing it this way will mean that decluttering should become a habit for the rest of your life, because it's addictive to shape your life and home exactly as you want them to be, and you'll want to keep going!

Six Common Misconceptions About Minimalism

Rosie Leizrowice | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Rosie Leizrowice

I guess I might as well point out that early humans would no doubt have considered the possessions of even the most hardcore modern minimalists to be excessive.

A Quick Way To Get Started With Minimalism

Rosie Leizrowice | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Rosie Leizrowice

It's easy to get sucked into reading about minimalism without ever taking the action. The value of this technique is that it can be begun anywhere, anytime. All you need to get started is paper, a pen, and an open mind.

Meet The Woman Who's On A Mission To Help Us Declutter Our Lives

Claire Meadows | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Meadows

Britain's nation of hoarders are being encouraged to sell, swap, upcycle, recycle or donate their unwanted items with the arrival of national Clear Your Clutter Day on Saturday, March 11th.

Decluttering Is About Unfolding More Than Folding

Helen Sanderson | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Sanderson

One of the things Marie Kondo is most famous for is her folding method, which you can view here. I'm sure you'll agree, a drawer filled with beautifully folded items where you can see and find things easily would bring joy and harmony to anyone, especially someone who spends half their time rummaging in the bottom of their cupboard looking for things

Make Money By Decluttering Your Home

Charlotte Jones | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Jones

People often hold onto things out of feelings of guilt, they feel that if they throw out a gadget that they never even used, a dress they never wore or food that hasn't been opened it is a waste. But what if I told you that whilst clearing out the clutter, you could make a few quid and benefit other people too?

How Your Clutter Is Weighing You Down & Making You Unhappy

Charlotte Jones | Posted 18.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Jones

Our minds become cluttered, thoughts, ideas and memories whizzing around with no place to rest. If our environment mirrors this inner chaos, our senses pick up on it and the inner chaos is likely magnified.

One of the Obstacles of Decluttering

Hanni Melnicenko | Posted 08.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Hanni Melnicenko

It doesn't take days, week, years to get 'value for money' because really, such a thing never exists. When the money is gone, it's gone. So why torture yourself that you should be using something that you spent money on if you don't like using it.

The Reality of Decluttering With a Family

Helen Bryce | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Parents
Helen Bryce

The whole de-cluttering thing is everywhere at the moment and I'm sold on the concept, it totally makes sense but I'll be honest I struggle with the reality.

Decluttering and Wellbeing - It's So Much More Than Just a Practical Task.

Vicky Silverthorn | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vicky Silverthorn

Quite simply it's nice to know where things are, know what you have and also make use of what you have. I don't believe this is achievable when you are disorganised or surrounded by clutter.

Decluttering - The Biggest Money Saver of All

Vicky Silverthorn | Posted 16.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vicky Silverthorn

When you decide to embark on a good declutter, even just a short amount of time - do not forget to gently take note of what you are actually looking at. Each and every item. I'm not saying stare at them for a while or ponder and daydream. I just mean take a brief mental note.

Your Most Precious and Valuable Resource (And How to Preserve It)

Jamie Smart | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jamie Smart

Your attention is quite possibly the most precious commodity in the world, and everybody's after it. The result of all these calls on our attention is often a busy, over-revved mind, resulting in time poverty, strained relationships and fumbled goals.

Time to Declutter: My Minimalist Start to 2015

Helen Louise Moores | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Louise Moores

I realise that clearing out a few rooms is only a baby step towards making real changes but it's certainly a step in the right direction. Hopefully it will mean I can start focusing my time on what's really important - my family, my health and my personal goals.

10 Things You Don't Need In Your Bathroom

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If the kitchen is the heart of the house, the bathroom is the sanctuary – a place to freshen, cleanse and unwind. As such, it should be calm, clean ...

11 Items You Should Not Be Able To See From Your Sofa

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

From entertaining friends and playing family games to watching the TV or reading a book, we demand more of the living room than any other room in the ...

How To Store Your Summer Stuff (To Survive The Winter Intact)

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As the holiday season draws to a close, it's time to reclaim your home and garden with an end-of-season declutter. But putting your summer paraphernal...

20 Useless Items That You Need To Get Rid Of Now

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to living with clutter, we all have a different threshold. Some of us like our homes to have a lived-in look while others prefer clean l...

Create Space in Your Life by Detoxing Your Tech

Amanda Cook | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Cook

Quick: where's your phone? If it's within an arms-reach, you're not alone. (Maybe you're even reading this on your phone!) When this question was asked at a recent networking event I attended, the vast majority of people said their phone was always near them, even while they're sleeping!

Declutter Your Space, Declutter Your Mind

Jayne Morris | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jayne Morris

Statistics show we're making more purchases and accumulating more clutter in our lives than ever before. In a society that continues to support excessive production of short-lived, disposable items, it is not just our closets that are jam-packed.

You Need A Vicky - Hoarders - A Lesson to be Learnt

Vicky Silverthorn | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Vicky Silverthorn

As an organiser and de-clutterer I am constantly on the look out for new ways of wording to my hoarding clients the importance of life and experiences in comparison to items and belongings. How the latter, when 'abused?' can have negative effects on both our state of mind as well as relationships and even our health.

You Need A Vicky - How De-Cluttering Can Affect Your Life

Vicky Silverthorn | Posted 01.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Vicky Silverthorn

When you've found yourself tripping over that bag of clothes (which you've been meaning to 'sort out'/ebay/give to your friends/take to charity for the last six months or more), or cant even bare to sit in your own office anymore because it's so full of paper work that is starting to get covered in dust and cobwebs, a declutter can literally set you FREE!

You Need A Vicky - Part 1 - The 15 Year Hoard

Vicky Silverthorn | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Vicky Silverthorn

When I had an enquiry via my website from a lovely lady (we'll call Shirley) needing help, she went to the top of my list of people to call back the first second I had free. Here was the enquiry.

You Need A Vicky - My Own Organising Nightmare

Vicky Silverthorn | Posted 27.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Vicky Silverthorn

Yes - I am indeed a Professional Organiser and yes...for a living I de-clutter peoples homes and lives. However.....there is one area in my life which I haven't cracked. An area which every day bugs me, causes me and my poor body issues and an area that I hide from my many clients...

You Need a Vicky - Don't Just De-Clutter Your Home!

Vicky Silverthorn | Posted 20.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Vicky Silverthorn

One thing that is very apparent to me when I de-clutter the lives of my clients, is that a completed job is much more likely to stay organised. That means slowly touching each part of a life that is not being enjoyed enough due to clutter.