Beyond Clutter to the Other Side

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This video advice from a professional teacher and organizer goes beyond the typical suggestions on physical clutter. You will gain insights into digital, mental, emotional, and spiritual clutter as well. You will discover the common theme that all forms of clutter share.

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Clutter has 3 meanings. What’s yours?

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We often use the word “clutter” when writing about organizing and downsizing. However, our communication may not be as clear as we believe it is. If you say “we should de-clutter”, is your message understood you the way you intend?

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An intro to Downsizing podcasts

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There are many excellent resources available online in a variety of media including blogs, websites and videos. This post introduces you to some experts who deliver their content in an audio format for a fresh approach on the topic. Explore …

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Got clutter? Learn from the experts

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Here are five of the best videos by professional organizers or decorators with practical answers to the most pressing clutter questions. There is one from Canada, three from the USA and one from the UK.

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2018 Downsizing goals videos

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Since downsizing will be a popular theme for many people in 2018, it would be helpful to pause and consider how setting goals can make a difference to the outcome. Here are three videos that point you in the right direction.
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Downsizing? Why your kids don’t want your stuff

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A universal lament you hear from baby boomers who have children and grandchildren is “the kids don’t want my stuff”. Here are ten reasons for this trend.

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Who can help me downsize?

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There are many people who can be involved in helping you downsize ranging from family members to professionals with a specialty in one area of downsizing.

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What is “downsizing”?

Definition:
Downsizing is the process of preparing for and moving from a larger residence to a smaller one. It usually involves a reduction in the amount of space, stuff and home expenses as part of the move from your current home. Here’s the detail.
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