Last Thursday I was called in short notice to Radio Sheffield to discuss the phenomenon of KonMari as their resident decluttering expert. When I got the studio the editor and presenter had come up with the idea of me decluttering the newsroom on air. Now I never feel out of my depth or panicked when decluttering with clients mainly because I know my stuff and I love a challenge – but I’m not ashamed to say at this point I got nervous! You’d think I would be nervous because o
So this week I need an operation under a general anaesthetic, don’t worry nothing scary, just a little op. It did make me think of what would happen if there were complications though. What would happen if I didn’t come around (probably not helped by reading the leaflet all about the risk factors, 1 in 10,000 when you’re faced with it doesn’t seem like great odds!).
It occurred to me that having decluttered and organised home gave me a sense of calm if anything did happen a
"I don’t think I can afford to hire you…." They were the first words (after hello) that Claire* said to me on our initial consultation. She’d phoned to book in for a half day slot at £99 as paperwork was taking over her life. It was at the point where she had given up opening post. She was in debt. She panicked every time the postman came. She had paperwork all over the place – on the dining room table, in drawers, at the side of her bed, stuffed into a kitchen cupboard an