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Overwhelmed? 3 Ways Your Stuff is Sapping Your Energy

If you feel tense, irritable, or just plain blah in what should be the comfort of your own home, maybe you've got a "stuff" problem. Stuff on the dining table, stuff hanging out of drawers, and stuff …

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Cluttered Home? This Could Be Harming Your Relationships

By Debra Smouse for YourTango.com. Many of my clients first meet me through their desire to shed clutter. Some of them discover that because of overflowing closets or the inability to walk through …

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5 Terrific Ways to Tame a Hectic Workday

Three quarters of Americans list workplace stress as one of the major sources of stress in their lives. According to the American Institute of Stress, "Numerous studies show that job stress is far and…

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18 Things You Can Get Rid of Today

Just Say No to Too Much Stuff Stuff. For many of us it's worse than any four-letter word. That's because "stuff" can weigh you down and hold you back, says Gail Blanke, author of Throw Out Fifty …

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Exposed: Hidden Dangers Of The Kitchen

Quick, what's the most dangerous room in your house? The bathroom? Dimly lit attic? Cluttered garage? You might be surprised to learn that for most households, the big risks are actually lurking in th…

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How to Replace Cluttered Thoughts with Clear Ones: 6 Simple Tips

A friend of mine recently remarked, “It’s funny, but when I am feeling low, I start cleaning.” Far from funny, her choice of stress-reducing activity has its basis in ancient philosophy. According the…

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10+ Surprising Reasons To De-Clutter Your House

Got clutter? I know I sure do. Despite consciously avoiding the acquisition of new material possessions (books don't count--they're precious), I look around my small, two-bedroom apartment and am amaz…

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The Emotional Toll of ‘Stuff’

For a moment, imagine that there is string connecting your body to every single thing around you. Seriously, look around you. If you're in your office, allow yourself to see every piece of furniture, …

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Packing, Leaving, And New Adventures

I'm packing. Yes, still. I feel that all I do anymore is pack. Well, that and talk about packing. This weekend, I am leaving this place I've called home for most of the last twenty-five years and the …

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What Your Clutter Says About You

The word clutter evokes images of confusion, mess and disorder. Of course, it is all those things. But sometimes, what you collect around you gives a glimpse into your personality type. A packed ba…

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