Term: clutter

Tips to Help Clear Practical Clutter

Clutter-clearing Tips for Practical Types The book The New Minimalism by Cary Telander Fortin and Kyle Louise Quilici, identifies four clutter archetypes. I previously shared some clutter clearing tips for the sentimental types. So now it is time for the tips to help clear practical clutter. I am practical. And I am also a lover […]

Tips to Help Clear Sentimental Clutter

When it comes to clutter, it is often most difficult to clear sentimental clutter. If you find the task of clearing sentimental clutter difficult, then read on.  I read quite a few books while I had access to the USA library system this summer (the English system is still in the dark ages I’m afraid). […]

Clutter: Can a Maximalist turn Minimalist?

“The first step in crafting a life you want is to get rid of everything you don’t.”– Joshua Becker   I’ve always liked having things, but after reading the shocking statistic that the average American home has 300,000 objects, I thought, “That is ridiculous!” Is it all just clutter? Clearly, having 300,000 objects is too […]

Quick and Easy Decluttering Wins

Dana White, a self-confessed slob and author of Decluttering at the Speed of Life, really does struggle with clutter. She has discovered that it speeds up the process to go for the areas of biggest visual impact first. When you see the positive difference, it naturally motivates you to tackle another pocket of clutter, and another. […]

Clutter Clearing Tips for a Maximalist!

I’m a fan of Marie Kondo’s clutter clearing book, The Life Changing Magic of  Tidying Up. I have written about her methods in other blogs. Her simple joy filter seemed the ultimate answer to excess. You hold each object in your hands and ask if it sparks joy. If not, out it goes. But alas, I […]