Posts Tagged ‘de-cluttering’

Maximise Your Space

Monday, February 9th, 2015

If you’re sharing a house with 2.4 children, a cat, dog and budgerigar, it is likely you’re a bit strapped for space. Here are some great ways to maximise your living area and enjoy a relaxed, organised home. (more…)

Maintain Order In Your Own Home

Monday, February 24th, 2014

De-cluttering your home takes commitment and effort. Once you have managed to sort through the chaos and organised your possessions into their rightful places, how do you maintain a clutter-free environment long-term? (more…)

Clutter Or Calm? The Choice Is Yours!

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Clutter can leave you feeling overwhelmed and when you consider organising your space, you may not know how or where to start! The decision to continue living in such chaotic surroundings or to begin sorting out the various areas of your home is entirely your own. Yet de-cluttering can bring a tremendous sense of relief and achievement. Creating an organised home environment provides a place in which you can feel calm and content. (more…)

De-cluttering Emotions

Monday, February 11th, 2013

De-cluttering your home and improving your physical space is intrinsically linked to your psychological wellbeing. Although clearing your space of needless clutter frees up those stresses and strains in your mind, the process can be downright emotional! (more…)

Is Clutter Taking Over Your Life?

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Is constant housework driving you crazy?
Do you wonder how much stuff has accumulated in your home?
Does your clutter cause stress and anxiety?
How would it feel to organise your home, clear your mind and banish clutter for good?

De-cluttering your home is the best way to bring order to your surroundings and your mind! (more…)

Free Yourself From Clutter!

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Mums’ Struggles Made Simple [MSMS]

Clutter can physically exist in many forms: a messy kitchen drawer, a wardrobe bursting at its hinges, a junk-filled attic, and an overflowing spare bedroom. Clutter not only takes up room in your home but emotionally impacts on your entire being, leaving you feeling frustrated, exhausted, stressed and under-valued.

Empowering Mums provides the guidance mums need to effectively de-clutter their homes, resulting in a more harmonious living environment, more time to enjoy doing what you want to do, greater peace of mind knowing where everything is and, of course, a less stressed mum! (more…)

When The Going Gets Tough… Ask For Help!

Monday, April 25th, 2011

This month we have focused on the benefits de-cluttering can bring. Not only can a good clear out create more space for the family but it can also clear your mind of all the associated stress and anxiety caused by a disorganised environment. (more…)

Guilt Fuelled Hoarding: Are You A Victim?

Monday, April 11th, 2011

The accumulation of clutter can be caused by a need to justify wastefulness. Over the years, possessions have been bought that are no longer useful or needed but they still lurk in homes, taking up vital space. Many people find it difficult to do away with such items, be it furniture, clothes or toys, simply because hard-earned cast was spent – or wasted – on their acquisition. Hence the concept of Guilt Fuelled Hoarding begins. People find it difficult to part with their unwanted possessions because it makes them feel guilty for wasting money. (more…)

Tips To Maintaining A Clutter-Free Home.

Monday, April 26th, 2010

If you have de-cluttered your home but are left wondering how you will ever maintain such an organised environment, these tips should help:

1. Avoid bringing more clutter into your home. Purchase only items you need and know you will use.

2. Avoid moving items around your house: put it away in its rightful place immediately or throw it away!

3. Ensure your family takes part in your efforts. Instil in them these essential life skills so they become organised and in control of their surroundings.

4. Tackle one room at a time when cleaning and tidying. This will help you to avoid becoming overwhelmed with any time-consuming tasks.

5. A mini de-clutter at the end of each month or season is a great habit to adopt. It will help you maintain the organisation of each room of your house without allowing the clutter to re-accumulate. (more…)

De-Clutter Your Mind.

Monday, April 12th, 2010

When we think of de-cluttering, we tend to concentrate on the physical nature of clutter. However, it is often the emotional impact clutter has on your life that makes it so unbearable.

If your home requires attention, you are probably experiencing feelings of guilt and embarrassment, such as:

  • How did I manage to accumulate so many unwanted things?
  • How much money have I wasted?
  • Why can’t I maintain a tidy home?

The first thing to do when addressing your clutter is to rid yourself of the negative thoughts you are harbouring about your situation. All mums know just how easy it is to get in a mess! Why should your home be any different?

There are many tips Empowering Mums can offer to help you de-clutter your home, but it is essential you acknowledge the affect it is having on your life – your confidence, your self-esteem and your happiness. (more…)