Happy Herald - Clutter to Clarity https://www.happyherald.com/articles.sec-8539-1-clutter-to-clarity.html <![CDATA[Here come the HolidaZe]]> As you read this month’s column, it’s beginning to look a lot like the HolidaZe are coming up fast. No sooner does HALL-O-WEEN command our attention for home décor, pumpkin spice lattes, cinnamon sticks and oh so much candy, then THANKSGIVING preparations, and just around the corner are the most exciting fourth-quarter celebrations CHANUKAH, KWANZAA and of course CHRISTMAS.]]> <![CDATA[ Why It’s So Important to CLEAR the CLUTTER in Our Lives]]> Most of my columns share tips and techniques on decluttering, organizing and designing your different rooms around the home. I share my tips and methods in an effort to get the word out: CLEAR the CLUTTER… CLEAR the MIND.]]> <![CDATA[ What’s in YOUR wallet? ]]> For both men and women, the wallet is key to keeping your valued possessions orderly… unless you’ve not been deliberately and periodically purging the unneeded items in it.]]> <![CDATA[ Free Yourself Up During the Month of INDEPENDENCE ]]> This JULY I invite you to FREE YOURSELF from the bondage we suffer with TMS (Too Much Stuff). We simply all have TOO MUCH STUFF. How’d we get in this mess in the first place? Well, there are many reasons we end up with a ton of clutter. Inheritance, garage sale binging, collecting, shopping therapy and so on.]]> <![CDATA[ Happy Father’s Day Here’s your gift ]]> Father’s Day celebrates the love for our Dads. Dads get to glow every June for a day (at least!) This year be sure to get pampered on this auspicious holiday. ]]> <![CDATA[May Day, May Day]]> May represents Spring flowers, right? “April showers bring May flowers” and that’s just on the exterior of your home. Why not, this month, get your indoor environment in FULL BLOOM by following this simple yet effective system. Here it is all spelled out for you. Do this, and your May Day outcry will be heard.]]> <![CDATA[It’s Time to Spring Forward and Get Your Life Refreshed ]]> April represents springtime. Here in South Florida, you may not notice this amazing transformation of seasonal shifts, but take a closer look, and you may see there’s more outdoor activity. The clocks “spring forward.” Nature offers new buds in the trees, different plants coming into bloom, and generally there’s more freshness and more vibrancy in the air.]]> <![CDATA[Spring Cleaning Time! ]]> Now is the best time to start your spring cleaning. It’s March, it’s pandemic overload, it’s time to open the windows, let in some fresh air and take control of your environment. ]]> <![CDATA[February A Month of Love]]> This month, take on that project of clearing the clutter. Increase your self love, and through the laws of attraction, your elevated vibrations will circulate and send out that beacon of LOVE that you are, even stronger, with more laserlike focus, and as a result, experience a transformative time in your life and the lives of those you LOVE.]]> <![CDATA[CLUTTER TO CLARITY]]> What else is there to declutter that I haven’t touched upon in the past 12 months? Aha! I realized as I was decluttering old emails this morning… Let’s focus on clearing out old emails and organizing our computer You may have been saving your gmail emails (since google storage is virtually unlimited)…]]> <![CDATA[Holiday FAQs ]]> We all have organizing abilities as well as clutter-creating habits. So no one is hopeless. With coaching, with practice, and with the will to change, we can overcome obstacles of all sizes. I recommend my S.M.A.R.T. system, where you start simply with a small decluttering area, a drawer, a shelf or just one section of a bathroom cabinet. ]]> <![CDATA[ Taking on your Sentimental Stuff ]]> Let’s begin with that wedding dress! Someone paid a fortune for it. You wore it, you danced in it and you took a lot of photos in it. So now what? It was so, SO meaningful that you entertain the idea of giving it to your daughter to wear at her wedding!]]> <![CDATA[Take Me on a Sentimental Journey… ]]> Action must be taken. For this month’s column, let’s look at your sentimental photograph collections. Pictures take up space. Whether in digital or paper form, they affect us physically and mentally. Emotions are involved: Joy, grief and bittersweet memories that may last a lifetime.]]> <![CDATA[Tackling that Clothes Closet ]]> During these COVID times, chances are pretty good that you’ve NOT BEEN FOCUSING on YOUR CLOTHES CLOSET!! This area, though low on the priority of things, may very well be clogging up your energy, chi and flow. So, what to do?? Follow me into your closet of gloom and let’s explore a way to clear the clutter… clear the mind.]]> <![CDATA[The S.M.A.R.T System]]> The S.M.A.R.T. system to organizing was designed to be easy to follow, easy to execute, and easy to maintain. Once you’ve committed to taking the time to do it, clearing clutter can be most satisfying, resulting in creating new habits with an attitude of gratitude – providing you more time to pursue other areas of interests.]]> <![CDATA[Using Virtual Clutter Clearing Services ]]> We are in a time where adaptation, flexibility, patience and perseverance are cornerstones for surviving and thriving. How in the world have you adapted? Here’s a peek at how I’ve been moving through “the new normal” by converting in-home services by incorporating those driven by technology.]]> <![CDATA[ Piles of Piles ]]> Lately, I’ve been receiving calls regarding a specific area of clutter about purging paper piles. Though no big deal at first, collecting piles can negatively impact your mood over time. You can easily become overwhelmed and out of sorts. Looking at piles is a drain on the brain!]]> <![CDATA[Now What?]]> I’m writing this column on Easter Sunday. Experiencing many emotions, questions, and insights. Before I get into this month’s organizing tips, let me express my gratitude, first, to those on the front lines fighting this COVID-19 pandemic virus.]]>