Julia Brenner hit the nail right on the head with this great article: It’s the Little Things: 5 Ways to Spend Less & Reduce Clutter. My favorite tip is about controlling “clutter cravings”. Clutter cravings are like food cravings for items you can’t seem to help buying. Pinpoint your three top impulse buy items so you can be more aware when you gravitate towards purchasing these things. Mine are: 1. Journals 2. Sweatpants 3. V-neck tshirts What are yours?
It's scientifically official! Clutter gets in the way of your cognitive thinking and makes it harder to focus. Erin Doland does a great job explaining it in her article for Unclutter.com Researchers at the Princeton University Neuroscience Institute published the results of a study they conducted in the January issue of The Journal of Neuroscience that relates directly to uncluttered and organized living. From their report “Interactions of Top-Down and Bottom-Up Mechanisms in
I love taking before and after photos but I’m not the greatest of catching the organizing process in the act. I just get so excited and involved in the process I forget to take a moment and grab my camera. My client, Rachel very graciously allowed me to give you a behind the scenes peek while we were organizing papers and her TV console (for Rachel these are related). Papers are everyone’s least favorite thing to organize. It’s so easy let them pile up and then it becomes suc
I had a blast working with Sharon Beesley creator of NYC Taught Me and super mom extraordinaire. She recently moved into a new apartment and is currently in the process of figuring out how she wants to organize her space. I was happy to help out :) When I first start working with a client I like to begin with the spot that is driving them the craziest; their dreaded, anxiety-inducing area. We decided to tackled her kitchen pantry. By now, you know the drill. We went through t