Liberating a Guest Room

I had a great 4-hour session this morning helping a client whose guest room had become a catch-all room.  She was motivated by a garage sale being held by one of her favorite charities so was able to let more than 50% go.  After decluttering, we re-packed and labeled the […] Read more »

5 things to STOP hoarding in 2015

I was recently interviewed by NowU.com “our leftover bolts and stacks of sticky notes rarely (never?) empower us to conquer complex problems. If we’re honest, they really just clutter up our lives.”  read more HERE Thanks to journalist Tammy Kennon (who explores the universal truths of being a tiny human on […] Read more »

Sometimes work is a privilege

This week my team coordinated a move for a wonderful couple. We were so impressed with their attitude to all the chaos and change around them. I don’t approve of the way words like “bravery” are often thrown around but that is what I witnessed this week. They were leaving […] Read more »

Getting Rid of Crutches

I just read this wonderful article by Leo Babauta – check out his website Zenhabits.net I know people who travel with several huge suitcases and carry-ons for a short trip, even if there’s no way they’d use everything, because it makes them feel safer. Others have a lot of clutter […] Read more »

Clear Clutter AND Help Animals

Here’s the perfect opportunity to donate some items. Paws In Need asked me to pass this notice along as their press release has not been picked up by any of the newspapers or media at this time. As I’m always looking for ways to help clients release their unwanted items, […] Read more »

A Varied & Full Life

After 5 years in business, I was recently talking to a friend and realized how lucky I am.   I get to work with so many interesting people and every day is different – one day  I’ll be sitting in a nice air-conditioned office, doing nothing more strenuous than making file […] Read more »

Medical Equipment Donations

I frequently work with clients that have medical items left over from a relative’s (or their own) previous illness. I just met Linda Strickland, the President of A-Maze-ing Solutions here in Contra Costa County. They distribute donated durable medical equipment – crutches/chairs/ seats/Depends etc. to folks that are referred to […] Read more »