While I have a general structure to my month long Clutter Clearing Adventure, I still design the process with each client for their individual needs. Although, each client is different there is a common pattern: 2 weeks in, they HIT THE WALL. Which is why coaching has been good for them because had they doneRead more about Hitting The Wall[…]
Do you ever find yourself avoiding certain tasks? You know, those mind-numbingly mundane tasks that need to get done and life would flow so much easier if you just did it, but you don’t? You find other things to prioritize and do instead? I’ve been feeling out of sorts since March. As I’m sure mostRead more about “Do The Damn Thing!”[…]
Nurture and Nourish I’m working on my own Journal Board. My words for 2020 actually came up in November as I was fertilizing and watering my tree. The poor thing was so depleted from all the chaos going on earlier in the year with construction happening in our backyard. The water had been turned off.Read more about 2020 Intentions. What are your words for the year?[…]
Keeping It Simple is getting to the core of things. When it comes to STUFF or cluttered schedules, I’m always asking, “Why?” I often sound like an inquisitive toddler when I’m working with me clients because I’m asking why very frequently. Each why that gets answered, helps peel back a layer, getting closer to theRead more about Getting To The Core of Clutter[…]
Have you ever thought similar thoughts when reading about decluttering? There are certain categories of STUFF that a lot of my clients and followers are very protective of: books, clothes, shoes, arts and crafts supplies and children’s artwork, and belongings of deceased loved ones to name a few. When I post about or talk aboutRead more about “Step Away from the Books, Karen, and No One Gets Hurt”[…]
Gratitude. Appreciation. Thankful. Wanting what you have when you don’t have what you want. We have all experienced feeling that the grass is greener on the other side of the fence. I think it is part of being human. However, when we are stuck in that space of wanting and work so hard to acquireRead more about Pausing the American Dream Rat Race to Appreciate[…]
I’ve been reading great books and they are helping me re-focus on SIMPLIFYING. Simplifying life has been a journey of mine that I am still and will always be on. Sometimes, I will stray off my path yet I will always find my way back. In the spirit of the holidays and me finding myRead more about A Few of My Favorite Things…(well, 5, actually).[…]
Create a Focal Point: Creating a focal point in a cluttered space is a great way to get started. By clearing a surface and placing something you enjoy looking at creates an anchor for the entire space. It’s not just a design thing, it’s an energy thing, too. (Read about how a Buddha statue placedRead more about When Clearing out the Clutter, Create a focal point[…]
Why does it seem that The Inner-Critic (TIC) has a much stronger influence on our lives?
TIC talks us out of many things from getting a new job, asking someone out, wearing a certain outfit, speaking out, drawing, writing, etc, etc, etc. TIC typically plays off of our weaknesses and knows how to push our buttons.
The Inner Best-Friend (TIBF) knows what our weaknesses are and points out our strengths. TIBF will certainly call us out on our BS yet does so with love in their heart.
TIBF builds us up while TIC tears us down.
My whole gig is to let go of and release whatever you have cluttering up your home, your mind, your heart, your life. I know what kind of goodness is buried beneath all the crap we have acquired over time that we have such a hard time letting go of. If it causes an energyRead more about How to Start Simplifying without Letting Go (yet)[…]