Reducing Clutter by Changing Your Buying Mindset

Reducing Clutter by Changing Your Buying Mindset

  Why do you buy things? It’s an interesting question that has a whole lot of answers. It’s also a question that, when you dive deep enough, can bring up LOTS of emotions. Every time we buy something, it sticks with us in one way or another. If...
Clutter and the Fulfillment Curve

Clutter and the Fulfillment Curve

When you look at this graphic, what do you see? Here’s what I get out of it: when you have a little money, you’re doing okay, but you still need more to survive. Once you get to survival, you’re great, but being comfortable is better. After comfort...
Detox by Decluttering

Detox by Decluttering

What does the word “detox” mean to you? Wikipedia tells me this: “Detoxification is the physiological or medicinal removal of toxic substances from a living organism, including, but not limited to, the human body.” When I think of detoxing, I...
Souvenirs

Souvenirs

  Do you have something that you bought on vacation as a child that you still treasure now? I actually don’t. I don’t know if this is common or not, but there’s nothing that I still have, nor is there anything that sticks out in my mind. There...
Public Play Space: Renegade Clean Up

Public Play Space: Renegade Clean Up

Messes bother me. While I believe in child independence, I also believe that children cannot be independent if the environment is all wrong. For example, if you expect your four-year-old to completely clean up a room that overwhelms you as an adult – well, good...