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IN Consciousness

Martha Ringer | Posted 08.10.2016 | Business
Martha Ringer

IN is the location of everything you haven't yet seen or you have seen it and you are procrastinating on a decision. It's a physical designation and not a place in your head.

7 Clutter Problem Areas And How To Tame Them

Trulia | Posted 08.09.2016 | HuffPost Home
Trulia

So you've found The One: a space to call your own. It's got a great location, the rent fits your monthly budget, and it even has a little architectural charm. The only downside? Its size. And while you knew things would be tight, there's still a moment of surprise when you realize that an amount of clutter that wouldn't make an impact in a larger place makes your apartment look as though it should be on Hoarders.

Don't Have Time To Look After Yourself? Here's What To Do.

Michele Lian | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Michele Lian

We’re all running out of time. This awareness hits me like a ton of bricks whenever I take a step back to think about the big picture of my life, an...

Completing Past Our Reactions

Martha Ringer | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Martha Ringer

Due to challenges with the placement of the cover of my new book, Tuck Me In, the printer decided to pull their contract. The email notifying me of this was easily something I could "react to." I was just about to begin one of my bi-weekly Hour of Focus calls and given the nature of the call I chose in the moment to reply to the email with a simple -- please reconsider.

Keep Your Dog Leash

Martha Ringer | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business
Martha Ringer

People are always asking me what to keep and what to toss and how do you make that determination. I start by asking myself am I regularly using it? Ne...

5 Ways Clutter Hurts Your Health (and How to Fix It)

Sonima.com | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

You might think that a few piles of clothes here, stacks of books and magazines there, and junked-up dresser drawers aren't hurting anyone. Think again. All of that clutter overcrowding your personal space might be affecting your health.

Let Go of Clutter and Make Space

Sofia Alvim | Posted 06.02.2016 | HuffPost Home
Sofia Alvim

Your stuff tells a story. If you don't like the story you can change it. My story was filled with layers of incomplete and unfinished things. Things ...

The Essential Piece

Martha Ringer | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Martha Ringer

For years I have been teaching about completing and how essential determining the next action is to moving something to completion. I love this word "...

The Real Definition of Clutter, According To A Life Coach

Sofia Alvim | Posted 04.29.2016 | HuffPost Home
Sofia Alvim

Your definition of clutter might be just how messy your space looks or how much paperwork you have in piles. Yes, those are common examples of clutter. But truthfully...it goes way beyond that. Let me show you why.

Day is Done

Martha Ringer | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business
Martha Ringer

The day is not consciously declared over and gets dragged into the night with us. There is no end to one day before the next one begins. Sleep can become one more to-do rather than a nourishing way to replenish.

Don't Let Clutter of Extraneous Thoughts Get in Your Way

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 04.13.2016 | Healthy Living
The University of Central Florida Forum

I didn't get an A in grade school art class, either, but that has not stopped me from finding ways to usher in a few moments of mindfulness for a more balanced day.

Your Clutter Says More About You Than You Think

Sofia Alvim | Posted 04.01.2016 | HuffPost Home
Sofia Alvim

The more curious and mindful you are about why the clutter is there, the more you can change the habits that got you cluttered in the first place. But once you are done with all the action, then you lean into everyday life and keeping things uncluttered becomes the mindful practice.

Sorting Frogs: A Case for Decluttering More Than Just Your Closet

Judy Warren | Posted 03.24.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Judy Warren

"Keep only those things that speak to your heart. Then take the plunge and discard all the rest. By doing this, you can reset your life and embark on ...

Do-Nothing Time

Martha Ringer | Posted 03.11.2016 | Business
Martha Ringer

That willingness to be fully present with ourselves creates calm, opens space and allows us to create from our fullness. Do-nothing time is golden and we are worth it.

6 Genius Tips For Decluttering Your Vanity

Allure | Posted 02.26.2016 | Style
Allure

By Jenna Rosenstein, Allure Photo: A SIMPLE HEDONIST/YOUTUBE There are those who can squeeze all their makeup into a Sonia Kashuk bag. Then th...

Curbside Calm

Martha Ringer | Posted 02.05.2016 | Business
Martha Ringer

I was in Washington DC at Regan airport at 6:30 AM January 25 standing in the curbside check-in line for my flight to LAX. This was the morning before the anticipated biggest snow fall in a hundred years. The lines inside the airport were twice as long as normal so the freezing cold outside was preferable.

5 Tips to Keep On Decluttering Even When You're Exhausted

Lisa Sharp | Posted 02.03.2016 | HuffPost Home
Lisa Sharp

By going through what I refer to as the "backlog" of stuff that has been ignored, compartmentalized and avoided at all costs (Can't have anyone over? Lock up certain areas of your home for fear that someone will see your mess? Blood run cold when the doorbell rings? Then you know what I'm talking about here.) we are bound to run into some internal resistance.

Fay Wolf Declutters A-List Celebs and Represents the B in LGBTQ - Her Book is Out!

Ilana Rapp | Posted 01.22.2016 | Books
Ilana Rapp

Fay Wolf's book NEW ORDER: A Decluttering Handbook for Creative Folks (And Everyone Else) is a read to be considered. Fay's Twitter, Fay's Instagram ,...

Conquer the Chaos and Improve Your Health

Ellie Savoy | Posted 01.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Ellie Savoy

Why put off important things until tomorrow? Act now and improve your life. You deserve it.

10 Tips for Organizing Your House, Your Life

Dorothy Breininger | Posted 01.20.2016 | HuffPost Home
Dorothy Breininger

Getting your home and space organized at the beginning of the year will help you move through the coming months with less stress, spend some time on your own well-being, focus on relationships, and achieve your other goals.

25 Signs Your Home Has Way More Clutter Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.17.2015 | HuffPost Home

Clutter. Organized chaos. A marvelous mess. Whatever you want to call it, the bottom line is that you've got way too much stuff. Sure, some things ...

Gentle Doing

Martha Ringer | Posted 12.04.2015 | Business
Martha Ringer

I have a great editor who rates a Treat before it gets edited. This Treat in its former version needed work. Sometimes I see the vision of the Treat and I am not sure how to translate it on paper.

How To Check Off The Most Stubborn Items On Your To-Do List

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 11.18.2015 | OWN

Do you ever feel like you just have way too much on your mind these days? That appointment you really need to make, the phone call you've been meaning...

10 Simple Steps to Clarity

Yvette Bowlin | Posted 11.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Yvette Bowlin

These are the effects of mental clutter. The head fog, the confusion, the chaos, the stress. And this "stuff" affects our environment. It leads to our messy desks, our overstocked cupboards, our overflowing closets and drawers.

How to De-clutter Your Smart Phone

Brooks Palmer | Posted 11.06.2015 | Technology
Brooks Palmer

Smart phones have a lot of places to hide clutter. It's worth finding and removing the clutter so that your phone can serve you in better ways.