Category Archives: clutter

Beware of the Pretty

Prologue: I started another road to clearing my space a few months ago when I had the epiphany that I no longer wanted to take time taking care of possessions that didn’t bring me joy. I’ve spent a lifetime surrounding … Continue reading

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Before and After: A Tale in Pictures

December brings a beehive of busyness for me. Finals at school bring countless essays to grade and comment upon. I also have the good fortune to coordinate a Christmas Party for about 250 people or so. Between those two factions … Continue reading

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The Paradoxical Myth of Self-Care

Massages, manicures, pedicures, feel-good activities: I always used to think these constituted self-care, and they do but just a small portion. Real self-care has so many components. One of which is finding value in just being me and taking care … Continue reading

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Traveling Light

Just over a week ago I traveled to Ann Arbor, Michigan to visit a friend and I decided, for the first time ever to travel lightly. I planned my packing so I wouldn’t have to check a bag, but I … Continue reading

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MY DECLUTTERING EXPERIENCE I’ve been sitting here for awhile trying to start this blog. I managed to do in two weeks what the experts say could/should/would/ought to take six months. “When the student is ready, the teacher appears.” In my … Continue reading

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Piles of Expectations

I sat down tonight intending to write a blog on the benefits of keeping one’s eyes open during yoga—I tend to close mine. I also thought about making a video on how people who can’t do traditional sit-ups (ME!!!) can … Continue reading

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Before and After Pics…..of My Truck

Or rather of my late dad’s truck. The past couple of months I’d gotten into the habit of leaving stuff in there, figuring I’d take care of it later….well somehow later didn’t happen and this is what the truck looked … Continue reading

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