Whether you recognise it or not, there’s a high price to pay for being cluttered. Here’s what your clutter really costs you.
Let’s face it, we’re drowning in clutter. We have so much stuff in our homes that more and more people resort to storing their excess outside of their homes, in self-storage boxes. The self-storage industry in Singapore has grown from 1 facility in 2003 to almost 100 in recent years! In the US, it is estimated that 1 out of 10 households owns a storage unit. And this situation doesn’t touch only wealthy people, in fact, even low-income families are faced with clutter in their homes. I’ve been working as a professional organiser since 2013 and here are my views on how we breed clutter.
In a previous blog, I explored the benefits of living uncluttered on our mental health and well-being. But there are plenty of benefits for living uncluttered on our physical health too. Here are 5 of them.
One of the questions I get most frequently asked when I give a talk on the topic of clutter is how to deal with a loved one’s clutter. I’m not surprised because, having worked with many families over the years, I’ve noticed it’s quite common in a couple to have one half who strives for order while the other half doesn’t really mind the clutter, or doesn’t even see it. I also well know how it feels to look day in, day out at a loved one’s clutter, in fact, that’s what got me into this line of business. Dealing with a loved one’s clutter is tricky, to say the least, yet there are a few things you can do to stand a better chance of getting them to do something about it.
Have you ever asked yourself if your clutter and/or lack of organisation are taking a toll on your life and whether you should be doing something about it? Well, here are 15 common signs that disorganised people typically show, and which you should certainly start paying attention to.
Have you been putting off again the “spring cleaning” your wardrobe is desperately screaming for? Is it because you can’t face the idea of making decisions on all these clothes and accessories you have accumulated in your wardrobe? Or because you’ve already tried to declutter and organise your wardrobe but lost the motivation along the way? Trust me, you’re not alone! The trick to getting started and to keep going is to focus on the benefits you’re going to get from having an organised wardrobe instead of focusing on the task itself. Here are six main benefits for you for having an organised wardrobe.
Welcome to Get Organised & Beyond organisation tips blog!
Written by Professional Organiser Nathalie Ricaud, this blog is the place for you to find plenty of tips on decluttering, home organisation, kids' organisation, paper management and time management to help you make your life a little more organised! Happy reading and organising!