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13 Tips for More Serene Spring Cleaning

At this time of year, lots of folks feel the urge to start spring cleaning -- refreshing and clearing out their home to greetthe new season. However, just when the weather is (hopefully) getting nice…

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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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8 Really Easy Ways to Recycle Old Magazines

I have a huge collection of magazines, but I am not a crafty person at all. While cleaning out my cupboards yesterday, I realized I would need to do something more than just let the magazines sit ther…

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Freedom: It’s Time To Simplify Our Lives

Throughout the years that I was trapped in the hellish lie of isolation, I simply could not cultivate anything I recognized as freedom. Coming out of the closet as a lesbian, mothering in a way that f…

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Dealing with Other People’s Clutter

I am often asked by my clients what they should do with other people's clutter. They may be committed to keeping only what they love, need and use on a regular basis, but their spouse, children, sibli…

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7 Ways to Create Space – Book Giveaway!

We are giving away five copies of You Can Buy Happiness (and It's Cheap): How One Woman Radically Simplified Her Life and How You Can Too, by Tammy Strobel. Check out these tips on downsizing, and the…

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8 Habits of Organized People

By DivineCaroline Being truly organized extends far beyond keeping a tidy workspace or home. Its about keeping your life in order, from your schedule to your chores to your thoughts and beyond. …

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8 Tips to Revitalize a ‘Tired’ Room

By Erica Sofrina, Author of Small Changes, Dynamic Results! Feng Shui for the Western World Is your living space looking tired and uninspiring? Rearranging and reinventing our living space is one o…

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10 Tips for Controlling Clutter

"It's not the tragedies that kill us, it's the messes." --Dorothy Parker Modern Americans face more choices in one trip to the grocery store than our grandparents faced in their entire lifetimes. A…

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A Trick for Controlling Clutter

"He who knows he has enough is rich." Lao-tzu In my book, Simply Imperfect: Revisiting the Wabi-Sabi House, I explore the ancient Japanese concept of wabi-sabi, which suggests that homes are more …

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