Practice Selective Perfectionism: Done is Perfect

| April 30, 2017

What does A+ work look like to you? An A? A-? B or even a C? Keep breathing. I know it’s hard to think about doing anything less than supremely, super stellar work. It goes against all of your thinking, and perhaps, even the very soul of who you are. I like practicing what I […]

Where I’ve Been and What I’ve Learned

| October 25, 2016

You may have noticed, I’ve been a little absent over here at The Clutter Princess blog. The past year has been a whirlwind of struggle and mayhem. It began with the loss of my father and a series of mishaps including roof leaks, tree branches falling on the house and a car wreck. To top […]

Organizing @ Home: Chase Away Organizing Nightmares

| August 22, 2014

I had an organizing nightmare. In my dream, I was packing my stuff and trying to place everything in order in the giant box I was using. Once I was done, I turned around and was dismayed to find several cabinets filled with more tchotchkes. When I woke up, it took me a moment to […]

A Meaningful Life

| January 9, 2012

With the start of the New Year, many things have been written about meaning, purpose, passion and goals. So let me ask. Are you happy? Are you living a meaningful life? And what is a meaningful life to you? … When someone is asking for help from a professional organizer, it’s because they want to change some aspect of their life. Granted, not all of the organizing clients I meet are asking for life-altering change. They just want less stress, less headaches and less stuff.

If You Feel Stuck, What Can You Change?

| June 20, 2011

There are times in our lives when we become stuck. It’s up to us – not anyone else – to unstick ourselves. Granted, we may need some guidance from a good friend, a therapist or a life coach to do it, but the end result is up to us. We are the ones who have to take action.