How Shame Holds Us Back from Space Clearing

Shame and vulnerability burst out of the closet 7 years ago, thanks to the incomparable Brene Brown. Her groundbreaking research shed light into how they suppress our courage to live an authentic life. Facing our vulnerabilities is never easy. However, it’s the...

The Perils of Perfectionism

If you’re like me, you have a compulsion to do things well…I mean, really well! It’s a habit I’ve had since I can remember. I’ve heard this trait referred to as being “driven”. And sure, it’s served me well with taking...

Second-Hand Stores Can Be Your Decluttering Partners

As part of my recent series about downsizing or decluttering by selling, here is the final method to consider: second-hand stores. Wherever you live, there is sure to be at least one second-hand store in your town. There are a few different types so I will share three...

Three Considerations to Maximize your Return When You Sell your Stuff

What’s your stuff worth? When you decide to release what you no longer need, use or love in your home, you’ve taken the first essential step towards decluttering for a better you! But now, what will you do with those things?  There are four possible...

Basic Rules to Edit Your Home Clutter with Heartfelt Intention

Setting the stage When you’re ready to pull the trigger on decluttering, start with establishing a few ground rules. All new habits take time and intention. It’s invaluable to think through what you want to accomplish..to envision how you want things to...

Decluttering 101 According to Mary V

The 4 Pillars of my Decluttering Philosophy will Kickstart your Fabulous Second Act! Decluttering seems like a no-brainer activity, doesn’t it? Get rid of the junk, organize your stuff, boom! But if it’s truly so simple, why is it so hard for many of us to...