I find because of the great confusion around industry terminology that when I work with students, clients and the different aspects of the media that I need to first share how I define “clutter”. What Is Clutter ? In general terms, I see clutter as anything that makes you feel bad or that doesn’t serve

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Would you be surprised or even a little annoyed if I said there was no really “fast” way of decluttering? I’m not saying you couldn’t tackle it with gusto and make great physical progress, but what are the payoffs? Everyone is looking for the “fast” clutter-clearing solution, why is that? Why are we so inclined

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I get many emails about hoarding and hoarders, and I also get asked a lot about the subject when I meet people out and about or when I’m giving group talks – generally it’s a worried family member or friend who is seeking the help or advice. Although many people are self-titled “hoarders” or believe they have

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Learn to declutter your office or declutter your business When we are stuck or weighed down in our businesses or work-lives it can feel very confusing, restrictive and heavy. I know this feeling, and it isn’t nice! If you are finding it hard to break free from the overwhelm of clutter in your business, office,

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We’re delighted to announce this year’s International Declutter Day on Saturday 24th of September! This win-win event encourages people around the world to: Declutter to feel good Donate, give, reuse or recycle You can get involved in International Declutter Day in two ways: Individual and Community. As an individual you can declutter your wardrobe (closet!)

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Helping family declutter may sound fairly straightforward. You just go in and get it done, right? But unfortunately it’s usually never quite that simple. We can feel sad, confused and even frustrated when we want what’s best for those closest to us but they can’t seem to see what we see, or they just don’t

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It has struck me recently that, although I am forever championing the many great reasons we should be decluttering, it’s important to explain why the benefits of decluttering escape us sometimes also. I’ve become a bit of a broken record on the subject of decluttering benefits, but I’m OK with that, and I hope you

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Is it your dream to build a career in decluttering and professional organising? Whether it suits you better to train face-to-face or online, I would really love to help you. Through The Declutter Academy, my professional organising and decluttering training, you will learn how to support clients as they declutter, let go, organise and put

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Creating a “healthy and balanced relationship with our physical environment” is probably one of the things you’ll hear me talk about most. Why is that? I have to say that makes me sad to see how much the area of decluttering is miscommunicated or misunderstood at times. And how there’s a line of thinking that

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Sometimes in interviews I get asked very different question about decluttering that really make me dig deep (in a good way), and the Irish Independent Declutter Guru feature over the weekend is a perfect example of this! You can have a look on the 11/06/16 edition of Irish Independent Life magazine.