Organizing Your Home

72 Killer Resources for Getting Rid of Stuff

Whether you’re moving, spring cleaning, downsizing or just ready to “unstuff” your space(s), once you’ve started identifying the things you’re ready to let go of, it can be hard to know exactly WHAT to do with All. That. Clutter.  Recently, I wrote a series of articles on one option: how to sell some of your …

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How to Sell Your Collections and Collectibles for Cash

Finally ready to sell that baseball card collection you’ve had since you were eight years old? Or the stamp collection you inherited from your grandfather? Or maybe you’re exploring your options because something inside you is pushing back or asserting itself and saying, are we a bit trapped here? Are we stuck collecting things because …

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How to Sell Clothes, Purses, and Accessories for Cash in 2021

Everyone loves a bargain, right? Whether it’s a new cashmere coat on the back rack for $15, or a barely-worn pair of Manolos you stumble on at your local thrift store. So it’s funny that, when it comes time to sell OUR clothes, we’re often trapped in a delusional story about value and what we …

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Estate Sales Aren’t Just for Dead People

Long before we die there may be reasons to divest ourselves of a bunch of stuff … and I don’t mean a few trips to the thrift store amounts of stuff. We’re talking a LOT of stuff to get rid of—like, almost everything you own. It could be that you need to pay off a …

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Future-Proof Your Happiness by Making Productivity a Practice

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”  – Maya Angelou We can’t plan for every eventuality—almost no one expected a global pandemic—and you don’t want to be so on-guard that you can never relax. At the same time, you CAN put a few simple systems or …

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COVID’s Impact on Women (Part 2)—How to Get Some Help

“Ask for help. Not because you are weak, but because you want to remain strong.”  – Les Brown Part 1 of this series focused on triaging your obligations . . . starting with recognizing that the world has changed in the past year, and that’s going to impact how you show up as a mom. …

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How the Home Edit Fall Short

LET THEM EAT … LABELS?! If you’re a Netflix watcher like I am, you’ve probably at least seen the trailer for The Home Edit.  The show caught my eye, and not just because it’s about one of my favorite topics: home organization.  It pops because it’s beautiful.  There are wide shots of color-coded walk-in closets, …

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OK, we all agree that stuff is a problem … now what?

Discordance is a big word to describe what can be a big problem—a lack of agreement or consistency, typically inside a relationship.  And stuff discordance is how I describe that lack of agreement when the issue is “stuff” and there’s friction and possibly even conflict between you and the people you share space with. If …

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What Is Stuff Discordance AND What To Do About It

Stuff discordance is a term I coined for any relationship where there are conflicting views/approaches to stuff that results in friction. Discordance means a lack of agreement or consistency. So if you and the people you live (or work) with don’t always agree or act consistently when it comes to the organization you’ve got stuff …

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Does your stuff have a you problem?

When I coach clients on how to handle their stuff, I talk a lot about how stuff isn’t really the problem, at least not in the ways they think it is. How you think about, feel about and interact with your stuff is what determines whether you stay organized or are dealing with the kind …

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