Filed under declutter, simplify and let go

What I've Learned From Letting Go

I hope this blog post finds you and your loved ones well this holiday season! If you’ve been following along with our Let It Go Challenge, then I’d like to congratulate you for showing up and being with us on the journey. The 21 days are over, but the real journey has only just begun! Personally, … Continue reading

The Let It Go Challenge

The other day, I called a friend whom I haven’t seen in a few weeks. I was initially hesitant to reconnect due to some tension I had sensed from our prior interactions. But my intuition urged me to call, so I gave in. Fortunately, by simply catching up with my friend, those feelings disappeared. Taking … Continue reading

3 Ways the Decluttering Process Needs to Change

Stacks of boxes and shopping bags… Piles of enormous trash bags lined outside the front door… Piles of papers marked “to shred”… Let’s face it, decluttering isn’t a clean process– it often leaves us feeling tired, sweaty, and mentally drained. When we are decluttering, the focus is often on what we are removing from our … Continue reading

How to Declutter When We Feel Something is Missing

“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” ― Maya Angelou This past Saturday, I volunteered at Simply Organized with other professional organizers. I had been emotionally under the weather during the week, but decided that meeting with like-minded professionals would be good for me. It’s always been. I woke up that morning … Continue reading

Lessons Inspired by Breathing

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” -Lao Tzu I’ve been catching myself a lot lately in the act of holding my breath. It’s a bad habit to have- not only does it raise cortisol (stress hormone) levels (which has its own consequences), but it also leaves me … Continue reading