When you feel like a failure....
This time of year, especially if you're active on social media, it seems that everyone is happy and living a wonderful life so it’s surprisingly easy to feel like a failure. At the end of a year and the beginning of another we usually take time to reflect on the previous year and look at the year ahead. If we are feeling a bit low, anxious or stressed it seems that our failures are amplified at this time of year. We see everyone else apparently succeeding effortlessly. We
Counting the Christmas cards
I haven’t bought any Christmas cards in over 3 years, so you might wonder why I have so many? Before I learnt to declutter I never knew what I had. I had stuff scattered all over the house. In the kitchen junk drawer, in with stationery, in a cupboard, in the airing cupboard and some with the Christmas tree in the loft. As I never knew what I had, when I went out Christmas shopping I always bought more, worried that I would run out. The same with sellotape too! I also used
Perfect time for decluttering
This week has been crazy busy! On Thursday I went to BBC Radio Sheffield to answer questions live on air in the ‘Ask the Expert’ slot. It was so much fun, and everyone made me feel so at ease and it was literally like just having a chat with a client about how I could help them. In preparation for it, I made a bit of a list on why NOW is the perfect time to declutter. As I didn’t really get chance to touch upon decluttering specific to Christmas, I thought I would share it