Moving House with Minimal Stress

So you are thinking of moving. With all that stuff.  Well, not ALL of it perhaps, you might try to get rid of a lot of it before you move… hopefully… as a lot of that stuff is still in boxes from the last move 15 years ago, isn’t it?

As an accredited and experienced Move Manager & Organiser, I know that stress levels in relationships are reduced in direct proportion to the amount of tedious planning done before the move.  You have probably only visited your new home about 3 – 6 times, not even spent a night there, so there is much planning to be done before you arrive.

Here are 5 tried and tested ways to help you move home with minimal stress. Read more

Why Email Clutter is the worse Clutter of them all… and how to Blitz It

The thing about clutter is that there’s no hiding it. Scrap that. Okay so there are LOADS of places to hide your clutter. Chuck it into the coat cupboard. Behind the sofa. Under the bed. In the car if you’re really desperate. We could go on. But this isn’t a guide on how to hide away your clutter. The point is, if you have clutter, you know you have it. Because even if you have hidden the kids’ toys in the under-stairs cupboard before the whole book group arrives at your house, or unsorted laundry under the bed when your mother-in-law pays an unexpected visit (surprise!) you know the mess is there, that’s why you’re trying to hide it. And later once they’ve gone you’ll have to tackle it because it’s probably in the way of stuff you need.

So in a way, the great thing about email clutter is that nobody can see it. Even your nearest and dearest aren’t going to go trawling through your emails and see you have 23,293 unopened messages.  But that is also the problem… Read more