Is the state of your house linked to that of your mind
Does decluttering really help relieve stress and bring a sense of calm? Or does it set an impossibly high standard that just makes us feel worse, as we fail to achieve picture perfect tidiness? In this pod, we explore the ideas behind decluttering, the psychology behind how we feel about our possessions, the experts who swear by it and practical tips and ideas for making a few small changes, for those that end up inspired to try.
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TV doctor, Alex George talks to an inspiring range of guests and healthcare professionals. In this episode, Dr Alex is joined by declutter expert, Dilly Carter, to discover more about how to organise and create functional spaces at home. The pair discuss the benefits of living with less, how it can reduce stress and induce a feeling of calm.Play
Woven Rope Storage Baskets
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Helen Sanderson, founder of Ministry of Calm… gives insight into decluttering our space and finding more joy. Helen calls herself a Space Therapist and uses her combined skills of psychotherapy and interior design to help create the perfect spaces for calm and wellbeing. From the Marina Pearson ‘The Joy Of Being’ podcast series.Play
Hometalk is the world’s largest DIY community. Their community of creators and influencers, bring you ideas, tutorials, videos, and resources to light that creative spark and empower you to DIY. This video is on kitchen organising – tricks and tips to help you declutter your kitchen.Watch
La Jolie Muse Storage
The La Jolie Muse range has a beautiful selection of woven baskets, hampers, storage boxes and multi-purpose organisers in neutrals, greys and creams. This is one of our favourites and you can view the whole range here.
Dana and Lou from Wild We Roam use the Marie Kondo method of decluttering to clear a very full bedroom in two daysWatch
The psychology behind what’s most difficult to give awayRead Article
There’s a line of thinking that having a clutter-free, organised home is obsessive and unrealistic and that decluttering and organising are the enemy. This article explores how to have healthy and balanced relationship with our physical environment.Read Article
A great rule to adopt is “declutter first, storage second.” The words ‘decluttering’ and ‘organising’ are sometimes used interchangeably. However, they are two very different processes.Read Article
Tidying Up with Marie Kondo
Netflix Series 2019 Season 1 – 8 EpisodesWatch
ADPO: Association of Professional Declutterers & Organiser
If you’re looking for an accredited expert to help you declutter or get organised, check out our websiteRead
The rise of ‘cleanfluencers’
Meet the new social media mavens, women who aim to de-stress by decluttering and have an army of loyal fans. Natalie Salmon for Harpers Bazaar.Read
Planning A January De-Clutter? Ways To Get Rid Of Stuff And Give Back
Perhaps one of the most rewarding ways of clearing out your closet is by giving to charity. Natasha Hinde for Huffington Post.Read
musicMagpie is the easiest way to declutter and get cash for your unwanted stuff
You can sell all kinds of unwanted items, like CDs, DVDs, Games, Books, iPhones, Games Consoles and LEGO via a simple appGo To Site