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The Wonderful Story of the Left Side of My Desk

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 07.20.2015 | Comedy
J.J. Colagrande

In 1994 I "ground-scored" this smoky quartz crystal at a Grateful Dead concert in Deer Creek, Indiana. The stone was literally on the ground in the middle of a corn field. I have no idea how I found it. I like to think it found me.

The Exquisite Sound of the Moment

Martha Ringer | Posted 07.02.2015 | Business
Martha Ringer

I was reminded, while working with a client in her home office recently, why I feel honored to do this work. During the second day I provide an extended time to actually work without interruption in completing next actions.

Fill Your Life With Less

Stacie Huckeba | Posted 06.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Stacie Huckeba

I have been on a personal quest for the last three years to become the best possible version of myself that I can be. Over the course of that time, I'...

Creating a Life of Purpose and Joy

Susie Wolbe | Posted 06.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susie Wolbe

When I put my house in order, I discovered what I really waned to do. Marie Kondo's book, the life-changing magic of tidying up: the Japanese art of ...

Up-to-the-Minute

Martha Ringer | Posted 06.11.2015 | Business
Martha Ringer

Is your life at this time "up-to-the-minute"? By that I mean are you on top of what is on your plate? Are your incompletions identified and tracked with next actions written down? Have you recently touched everything in your office and home, making a conscious decision if it needs to stay or go?

How To Keep The 4 Most Cluttered Areas Of Your Home Clean

OWN | Posted 05.28.2015 | OWN

Certain areas of the home are prone to collecting clutter and even the most organized among us struggle keep them clean. Professional organizer and Bn...

Clutter Busting Photos

Brooks Palmer | Posted 05.28.2015 | HuffPost Home
Brooks Palmer

Photos are often given a certain sacredness by us. Because of this they tend to get a special clutter busting dispensation. I've been told by a lot of clients that it seems wrong to put photos through the clutter busting look-see.

The Clutter of Information Overload

Brooks Palmer | Posted 05.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Brooks Palmer

A blog follower wrote, "I find and file so much information in my head. I see a link... and wow... that leads to more INFORMATION! It is the FEAR of m...

The Power of Your Clutter Radar

Brooks Palmer | Posted 05.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brooks Palmer

You have an innate clutter radar. It's a basic part of your nature that knows when something no longer fits your life. When you clutter bust, you use ...

Realizing That You Matter

Brooks Palmer | Posted 05.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brooks Palmer

My clutter busting client was feeling critical of herself for all the clutter she thought she should have let go of long ago. She said those thoughts ...

5 Steps To Keeping Your Garage Organized

Porch.com | Posted 05.14.2015 | HuffPost Home
Porch.com

Tools, toys, bikes, junk and more junk; does this sound like your garage? If you're stacking boxes to the ceiling, cramming tools into bins or overflowing with old furniture you meant to donate last year, it's time to make a change.

The Ultimate Clutter Bust

Brooks Palmer | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Brooks Palmer

A woman spoke that evening whose son had died, and he was a registered donor. His organs went to seven different people. It was such a moving talk. I was deeply affected by what she shared and her son's sacrifice. It made me think of two things.

Unclutter Your Life, Declutter Your Heart

Tamsen_Fadal | Posted 06.25.2015 | HuffPost Home
Tamsen_Fadal

Yes. Clutter can make your life a mess both physically and mentally. During my divorce, I knew I had to make some changes to my home to allow in the new and take out the old. So, I turned to Andrew Mellen.

My Spring Cleaning: Clutter, an Old Bowl, and the Collyer Brothers

Barry Yourgrau | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Barry Yourgrau

It's spring cleaning time. I leave off a moment with my bright yellow little vacuum in my kitchen, to reflect how far I've come since a couple of spring cleanings ago.

3 Essential Steps to Clearing the Clutter in Your Head

Barb Abramson | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Barb Abramson

Sometimes we have to get rid of those things that aren't working any more in order to move forward with ones that are. Your clutter can actually be holding you back from your success.

Vacation From Distraction: A Temporary Technology Clutter Bust

Brooks Palmer | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Brooks Palmer

I felt more relaxed than usual. My attention couldn't go to a device, and I wasn't looking at my phone nearly as often during the day. We went out hiking and there we were together -- with trees, lakes, and mountains. That's where my attention went: on us and on nature.

15 Decluttering Tips For Busy Moms

Anne Ricci | Posted 06.22.2015 | HuffPost Home
Anne Ricci

Sure, you're not really in love with all this clutter in your home. Having stuff all over the place isn't something we like because not only does it clutter our physical space, but it also clutters our mind and our emotional state. In fact, it can even affect our ability to focus and process information.

Inheritance Clutter

Brooks Palmer | Posted 06.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brooks Palmer

My client talked about how she had inherited items from her brother and father when they passed on. She had gotten rid of some of these things over ti...

What to Do When Life Gets Messy

Panache Desai | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Panache Desai

No matter where you are on the road to fulfillment, life gets messy. Milk cartons tip over. Businesses fail. Fender benders happen. Friends disappoint you. Messes, big and small, are inevitable. However, in any moment, you have a choice. You can meet challenges as the narrow perception of personality or as the infinite expansiveness of spirit.

The 3 Questions That Will Eliminate Your Paper Clutter

Susan Shehata | Posted 06.07.2015 | HuffPost Home
Susan Shehata

Whether your paperwork is relatively managed or your paperwork is your arch nemesis, you need an organizational system that works for you.

10 Tips for a Clutter-Free Desk

Domino | Posted 05.27.2015 | HuffPost Home
Domino

OK, so your desk isn't exactly promoting productivity. Likely story. These tricks and tips will transform your grimy desk into one that's joyfully inviting.

8 Completely Useless Things Cluttering Up Your Home

OWN | Posted 04.21.2015 | OWN

A clean, clutter-free home sounds absolutely amazing. But purging a lifetime's worth of possessions to get there? Now that seems downright daunting. ...

The Stuff That Makes a Life

Lisa Page Rosenberg | Posted 05.24.2015 | Parents
Lisa Page Rosenberg

Pokemon trading cards rest under the bed pillows. Deflated soccer balls litter the yard. Chewed and still spitty dog toys are underfoot, giving a loud squeak when stepped on. Video game controllers hide in the couch cushions.

Spring Cleaning: It's Not Just for Closets Anymore

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

3 Tips For De-Cluttering Your Mind To Get A Fresh Start This Spring Many people accumulate more stuff in their homes while spending more time indoo...

Downsizing!

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 05.18.2015 | Fifty
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

I remember the house my mother died in at age 96. She had lived there for over 60 years, and it was a confusion of stuff -- wonderful souvenirs mixed in with tax returns from over 50 years ago and children's letters mixed with old receipts