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Clear the Clutter: Organization Boosts Health and Vitality

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer, researcher, clinical practitioner, author, and lecturer As a holistic ...

Resistance: What You Judge Won't Budge

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 04.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

How often do you tell yourself that you are wrong, bad, inadequate, unworthy, a jerk, stupid and so on? I've found, in the many years I've been counseling, that most people are frequently inwardly judgmental.

The Post 50 Plan to Declutter Your Life . . . For Good

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 04.04.2012 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

When I turned 50 a few years ago, I was overwhelmed by the stuff that had accumulated over the years, and I realized that it wasn't just physical clutter but mental clutter, as well.

What Real Women's Desks Look Like -- Submit Yours!

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 03.26.2012 | Women

If you've ever been told your desk is too messy, this may be your moment to shine: A report just published in the Journal of Consumer Research found t...

9 Common Myths About Clearing Clutter

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 03.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

One of my key realizations about happiness, and a point oddly under-emphasized by positive psychologists, given its emphasis in popular culture, is that outer order contributes to inner calm. More than it should.

Dealing With Extreme Clutter

Peter Walsh | Posted 02.28.2012 | TV
Peter Walsh

Your home is a reflection of your life. It's impossible to make your best choices for your most authentic life in a cluttered, messy, disorganized space -- it just doesn't happen!

Chatter Clutter: An Invitation to an Experiment

Misha Lyuve | Posted 02.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Misha Lyuve

How much of what we say in a day is not needed to be said and not adding value to anything or anyone? The stream of unconscious blurbs is spurting out of our mouths -- no wonder we are so tired at the end of the day.

PHOTOS: Conquer Your Biggest Clutter Nightmares

Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Whether your mud room is a disaster or your kitchen has become a dumping zone with appliances, there's always one room in our homes that just...well, ...

Hire Up for Your 'Higher Up'

James M. Lynch | Posted 11.26.2011 | Business
James M. Lynch

If you don't have people in your life that you regularly feel encouraged, empowered and inspired by, then it's time to "hire up." Seek out friends that will engage, challenge and inspire you on a regular basis.

Fall Into My Cluttered Purse Life

Sherri Edwards | Posted 11.23.2011 | Parents
Sherri Edwards

While recently picking up my children from school, my oldest asked, "Does a cluttered purse reflect a disorganized life?"

Clearing Clutter? Think About Appearances, Too

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.23.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

Outer order contributes to inner calm. It's not such a big deal to have a messy coat closet or a crowded desk -- yet I get a surprising rush of happiness and relief when I clear clutter.

2011 Has Started - Isn't It Time to Get Organized?

Tom Alderman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Alderman

You've probably got it. I certainly do. Most of us have one. It is that kitchen drawer, closet, basement, attic or crawl space, where you'll find eve...

10 Tips To Beat Clutter... In Less Than 5 Minutes

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I've found that getting control of clutter gives me a disproportionate boost in happiness, and other people seem to feel the same way.

De-Cluttering Your Organization

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ron Ashkenas

Just like me, most organizations are pack rats, accumulating goods and people that lose value over time. Why is it so hard for us to throw things out?

Getting Rid of Stuff

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

What do we do when "stuff" happens? Do we stuff our stuff? Do we stay conscious about it? Do we wallow in it? Does stuff run us? Or do we run stuff?

Clutter: Shaping Our Lives and Our Legacies

Rachael Freed | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

Is clutter company, comfort, distraction or sloth? No matter -- let go! Reflections: This haiku, written in my journal this morning, originated from...

Clutter Addiction

Barb Rogers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barb Rogers

Like alcoholics, drug addicts and over-eaters, clutter addicts use their addiction to avoid reality, to keep other people and a world in which they've lost trust at a distance.

Can You Have Too Many Books?

Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

De-cluttering it seems (with or without Feng Shui) can be a process of letting go of things that have been holding you back or distracting you from yo...

Are You Possessed?

Vaishali | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It has occurred to me over the years how interesting and revealing our use of the word "possession" is. How many of us allow our lives to be possessed by our homes, cars, or boats?

Balanced Life -- Use Up What You Have

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

The most enigmatic of my Twelve Personal Commandments is to spend out. I have a miserly nature; by spending out, I mean to stop hoarding, to trust in abundance and to use what I already have.

8 Ways To Get Rid Of Stuff

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Guest post by The Daily Green Can't Decide if It's Clutter or Treasure? Read This Eight organizations that will give new life to your old stuff. Go o...

Balanced Life -- Finish The Projects You've Started Or Call an End to Them

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

Every time I see evidence of an unfinished project, I get a jolt of annoyance or guilt. The thought "I should finish that...why haven't I finished that?" makes me flinch.

When Downsizing Is Rightsizing

Karen Leland | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Leland

My husband and are facing a downsizing. We sold the house we've owned for the past 12 years and are moving to a rental.

Real Food Rehab: The Best of Simple

Dana Joy Altman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Joy Altman

You don't need to be too terribly ambitious to create your own kitchen; to make it a feel good place you really want to spend time in. Here are some simple ways to get started.

Clutter Management: Can A Book Clean Your Teen's Room? (VIDEO) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Peter Walsh, "Oprah's clutter guru," has a new book out to help teens clean their messy rooms called "It's All Too Much, So Get It Together." Watch hi...