Are you one of the multitude who’ve hopped on the downsizing bandwagon and purged your closet keeping only what sparks joy? The Konmari craze of decluttering exploded worldwide with Netfix’s show Tidying Up With Marie Kondo. If you have been … Continue reading I’ve Konmari’d My Clothes…Now What?
Ever since I received the news of our impending move (which thankfully has been pushed back a year) I have been on a quest to tackle every item in my possession to decide if it is worthy to be packed in a box. I am amazed how a de-cluttered thing here or there adds up to a bag for giveaway every few weeks. All this de-cluttering has allowed the flat surfaces in my home to be visible the majority the time. The best part of seeing the flat surfaces it that it has become super easy to clean. While I … Continue reading No Clutter=Easy Clean up
Were you ever in a relationship that needed to end? Even when you knew it was the right decision it did not make breaking up any easier. The time has come to break up. The relationship I am referencing is … Continue reading All Good Things Must Come to an End
I believe the majority of people are honest, decent, and tell the truth to others. But what about telling the truth to yourself? Are you honest? There’s that little voice inside that advises you. Sometimes it whispers, sometimes it yells. … Continue reading Second guessing and de-cluttering
One benefit of de-cluttering is that it teaches you to listen to your intuition. Usually there is so much ‘noise’ that we don’t hear that inner voice. If you use Marie Kondo’s rule of thumb of ‘Does this spark joy?’, then you have to go with that gut instinct. When I’m Koaching, watching the facial expression in an indication of that first split-second gut instinct. The extra seconds of hesitation generally show an inner battle of trying to talk yourself out of that initial thought. See how happy this woman looks? This blue dress sparks joy. It’s a keeper. This … Continue reading Ask yourself this question”Does this ‘spark joy’?