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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 04.30.2015 | 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 04.27.2015 | 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 04.24.2015 | 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 04.24.2015 | 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 04.23.2015 | 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 04.27.2015 | 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 04.22.2015 | 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 04.09.2015 | 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 04.07.2015 | 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

An Unbelievably Simple Way to Clear Your Clutter

Amanda Walkins | Posted 05.12.2015 | Fifty
Amanda Walkins

By keeping things around us, we weigh ourselves down. We stack things on shelves and we pile things in closets and we store things in bins in the attic and in the basement. We cling to them, surrounding ourselves with tangible reminders of moments past.

Move It: Why a Clean Gut and Home Determine Your Level of Success

Miriam Ava | Posted 05.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

One of the most overlooked ways of optimizing your health and success is to flush anything, anything, out of your home that doesn't serve a purpose....

5 Things Your Bedroom Says About Your Relationship

Susan Shehata | Posted 04.25.2015 | HuffPost Home
Susan Shehata

When you are feeling chaotic, your spaces reflect that chaos. And when you tidy the space, you may be rewarded with a more relaxed state of mind.

Three Easy Ways to Cultivate a More Beautiful Life

Lisa Sharp | Posted 04.14.2015 | HuffPost Home
Lisa Sharp

Life is happening each day so instead of whizzing through it, waiting for the "good stuff" (the relationship, the car, the vacation, the job) to appear, why not elevate the way we live each day instead?

The Milestones That Really Matter In My House

Robyn Passante | Posted 03.31.2015 | Parents
Robyn Passante

Some parents celebrate their children's growth using hash marks on a door frame. Others marvel -- or weep -- at the increasing heft and strength of their little one each time he or she leaps into their arms. I celebrate my children's growth every time I get to throw something out.

Does This Spark Joy? The Life-Changing Beauty of Flow and Letting Go

Miriam Ava | Posted 03.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

I intend to create beauty wherever I am: a clean, clear space may just be the brilliant bouncing-off place for a whole new level of blessings.

Clutter vs. Keepers: A Guide to New Year's Purging

Houzz | Posted 03.14.2015 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

With a new year upon us and the resolution-making frenzy in full effect, many of us will be casting aside clutter in an attempt to streamline our homes. But what, and how much, do you get rid of?