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10 Tips for a Clutter-Free Desk

Domino | Posted 03.27.2015 | 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 03.26.2015 | 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 03.24.2015 | 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 03.20.2015 | 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 03.19.2015 | 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 03.13.2015 | 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 03.09.2015 | 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 02.24.2015 | 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 02.12.2015 | 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 01.29.2015 | 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?

The Only Detox You Will Need in the New Year

Dr. Karuna Sabnani | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karuna Sabnani

Though nutrition is key to a proper detox, what is equally important is whether you are digesting your life or not. Is life nourishing you or eating you alive? Are you satisfied and fulfilled with the life you have created?

How to Organize Your Ex Out of Your Life

Em & Lo | Posted 03.09.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Once you have reduced the contents of your home to only those objects that don't depress you, organize the sh*t out of them.

5 Reasons to Sell Everything and Move to Hawaii

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 03.01.2015 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

Living in our dream designation has opened my eyes to so many experiences, and changed the way I see life. It's shown me these five reasons why everyone should move to their dream designation (Hawaii or elsewhere).

Smart Shopping: How to Spend Money and Feel Great Long-Term

Miriam Ava | Posted 02.15.2015 | Money
Miriam Ava

By now most of us have realized and put into practice that saving and investing money is vital to achieving financial fitness; so then, what's the smartest way to spend the money you choose to spend?

The Other Side of the Desk

Jim Joseph | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
Jim Joseph

I had an eye-opening experience the other day while I was interviewing a candidate to potentially join our agency. He happened to arrive at my office right while my assistant was trying to help me solve an IT issue that we just couldn't seem to crack.

Professional Organizers Offer 6 of Their Favorite Decluttering Tips

John Egan | Posted 01.11.2015 | HuffPost Home
John Egan

How long have you been staring at that pile of Crate and Barrel catalogs, Publishers Clearing House mailers and other junk on your kitchen table? How long have you been cursing at all those jeans in your bedroom closet that you'll never squeeze into again?

18 Ways to Have a Clutter-Free Halloween (Without Being Boring)

Emily Chapelle | Posted 12.21.2014 | HuffPost Home
Emily Chapelle

With all of the costumes, candles, spooky decor, junky little trinkets and toys, the clutter situation can get quickly out of hand. How can we cut the clutter without cutting back on any of the fun? I promise, it's possible! Here's how.

My Clutter Breakup

Jennifer Rosen | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Rosen

Despite my initial resistance, I'm grateful to have gone through the de-cluttering process. Discarding stuff from the past that's no longer relevant to the present leaves the future wide open. And that's very exciting.

Make Home Life a Priority Again

Jennifer L. Scott | Posted 12.10.2014 | HuffPost Home
Jennifer L. Scott

Is it possible to find a balance and be able to enjoy the wonders of the Internet and our favorite shows while also living well at home? With a little self-discipline and a change of perspective, it is possible to make our home life a priority again.

The Day I Became Lost In A Time Warp

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 12.09.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

As I sat cross-legged on the dusty, splintered attic floor, emptying and sorting through each box, I became lost in a time warp. The floor was my canvas, I was the artist, and the assorted articles that encircled me in various, colors, shapes and textures, were the medium that portrayed my life.

15 Instant Productivity Hacks You Need To Know

| Jayson Demers | Posted 09.08.2014 | Small Business

Like thousands of professionals all over the country, you're trying your best to stay organized, keep your appointments, and still churn out the count...

How to Kill the Backlog -- Forever!

Caroline L. Arnold | Posted 10.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Caroline L. Arnold

Your problem isn't finding time to clear your backlog, your problem is building behaviors to manage your pipeline. When you focus on a backlog, you're working the symptom instead of targeting the cause, looking backward instead of forward.

How To Change Your Life Just By Moving Your Furniture

Stephanie Bennett Vogt | Posted 10.18.2014 | Fifty
Stephanie Bennett Vogt

It wasn't just things that needed changing up. Moving things also meant moving on, which in our case meant embracing a new chapter as empty-nesters: letting go, adjusting, more letting go. There is no getting around the past when everything in the home points to it.