Do the Hard Thing

Years ago I created the image below. Little did I know that I would be continually learning this. I'm not a huge fan of doing things that are hard for me. (Helping you declutter and organize is easy for me so never you fear!) I keep choosing to do the hard things first and I … Continue reading Do the Hard Thing

Parents and Their Grown Children

Two of the most common phrases I hear when I tell people what I do for a living are, 1. "You should see my house," and, 2. "My parents need you." We have put ourselves into storage units with all the stuff we collect and keep in our homes. And sometimes it's not even our … Continue reading Parents and Their Grown Children

How Many Should I Have?

There are direct questions and there are underlying issues. I get this question as both multiple times a month. Someone will directly ask, "how many bath towels does my family need?" I will also open a linen closet and see bath towels shoved here, there, and everywhere just begging the question, "how many bath towels … Continue reading How Many Should I Have?

Squatters or Residents: Why it can be so difficult to let things go

If you've been around for a while you've noticed that I like a good analogy. I find it easier for people to understand what you are saying if they have a category to put it in. As with any analogy, sometimes you can't carry them over one-to-one but the spirit is what we're going for. … Continue reading Squatters or Residents: Why it can be so difficult to let things go