Have you ever had things that sit on your to-do list for days or even weeks? Do you ever get stuck on a decluttering project and don’t know what to do? I have a suggestion that will help you get unstuck and actually do those pesky tasks that you can’t seem to check off. Here are the 2 words: Ask
Mindset & Emotions
Sometimes when we have big goals, we don’t know how to get from point A to point B. How do we completely declutter the house when we are still standing knee-deep in boxes of stuff right now? It can be downright overwhelming and stop you before you even start. That’s where the concept of
I went on a rant! If you ever find yourself moving slower and slower, unable to declutter or clean up or work on any project, this video is for you. Sometimes the slower we go, we end up doing even less. The slowness makes us feel like we have no time. In actuality, we
Do you ever get frustrated and overwhelmed when you want to do something but can’t? Whether it’s more decluttering time or more time to relax, there’s really only one way to get more things done in less time. Read on to find out the secret behind better time management. The Secret to Getting More
If you have trouble finishing the decluttering tasks you are constantly starting, it could be because you haven’t defined your why. Without a good why, you simply won’t have a reason to do the hard work. So find that why! To help us all with this process, we chatted with Danielle Smallwood, one of
Are you burned out on decluttering? Burnout is REAL! If you’ve been decluttering for a while, you might be afraid to stop (for fear that you won’t start again). Or you may think there’s no way you have the luxury of taking a break. Taking a break is NOT a luxury, my friend. And
Ever kept someone out of your home because you were embarrassed by the piles on the kitchen table? Or maybe you felt your face flush with shame because the cable guy raised his eyebrows at you when he saw the cluttered “catch-all” room that he had to work in. I have a new way
How to start decluttering after a break OR how to keep your momentum for the long term. If you’ve ever had to take a break from decluttering or working on an organizing project, you may have had trouble finding motivation to get going again. Maybe you’re frustrated because your progress has slipped in the
Have you ever been in the midst of decluttering your home and caught yourself saying, “I really should …” As in “I should (read that book / play that game / use those art supplies).” If you’re like me, you’re probably not being completely honest with yourself. In fact, this sort of commentary will
How to get motivated has been a recurring theme in our community. If you’re struggling with motivation to work on your to-do list (as we ALL do at times), try these simple ideas to get unstuck. 10 Unusual Ways to Get Motivated When Stuck Get up and get moving. It doesn’t matter what you do.
Welcome. I’m Sarah!
I’m the creator of Decluttering School (formerly known as Early Bird Mom), lover of organized spaces, encourager to women and mom to four boys. Click here to read more!