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Regifting the spirit of Christmas – yes you can!

Everyone loves a Christmas advert, don’t they? All those roaring log fires. Snowy outdoor scenes. Happy, excited children who never moan, fight or stare at a screen for hours. And the gifts, don’t forget the gifts. People receive gifts and they are ALWAYS delighted with what they’re given. Not even a hint of “Another corkscrew? Seriously?”, or the knowing look that says, “I know this strawberry shortcake scented odour-neutralising candle has been sitting in the bottom of your gift drawer for 3 years”. Nope, the festive ads are all joy and teary-eyed delight. If only… Read more

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Is decluttering always about clutter?

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So, I’m a Professional Declutterer, but it’s not what I do on the job.  Regardless of text-book definitions, clutter is a word that can reduce peoples’ belonging to junk.  Most of my clients say I am transforming their lives, one possession at a time.  I insist that all I am here to do is help them make decisions about their belongings.  If this #belongingscoach gives clients a decluttering afterglow them I am all the happier for it.

Overall my clients come to me for help during significant life change: downsizing from the family home, surviving divorce, illness or bereavement, empty nesting or introducing themselves to blended family realities. In all situations, there is many years’ accumulation of belongings. And that suddenly becomes stuff, or ‘clutter’, that needs sorting out.  See above!

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