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The Yin and Yang of Clutter Clearing

Have you heard of the forces of Yin and Yang? Here’s the short version: according to ancient Taoist philosophy there are two distinct parts to everything, and rather than being strictly opposites, these two parts are actually complementary. One side of the coin cannot exist without the other. Light and dark; masculine and feminine; doing and being; water and fire; hard and soft; happy and sad; active and passive. These seemingly opposite things are actually

Worth Reposting: Are Political Robocalls Clutter in Your Life?

It’s election season again here in the US, and what does that mean? Political messages anywhere and everywhere – on your doorstep, in your mailbox, on the TV, on the radio, on billboards, on yard signs, on bumper stickers, and on your phone. In honor of this election season, I’ve decided to re-share with you an updated oldie but goodie article about eliminating political robocalls from your life, which was originally published on this blog

A New and Super Awesome Way to Manage Your Email Inbox

Not too long ago I wrote about two ways to start getting a handle on your email inbox. About two days after that, something in my social media feed about managing email caught my attention – a service called It claimed to make it even easier to deal with your email by capturing all the newsletters your email address is subscribed to, then allowing you to instantly unsubscribe from the ones you didn’t want

What’s Meditation Got To Do With Clutter?

When most people think about decluttering their lives and getting organized they don’t think about meditation. Makes sense… if you’re already trying to cram too many things into your day and barely have time to do anything for yourself the way things are, why would you even consider trying to throw meditation into that mix? What if I told you that meditation has allowed me to approach my life with more clarity and more focus? (i.e.,

How to Eliminate 5 Root Causes of Overwhelm

I have a serious question that I want you to consider: Do you secretly fear that you will never get caught up?  That no matter how hard you try, how much you accomplish, how fast you move – it will never be enough? You are definitely not the only one. Right now, much of the world is stuck in a race against time that is leaving you guilt-ridden, overwhelmed, and frustrated with life. And for

Do You Dread Opening Your Email?

Remember the days when we were excited to log into our email accounts? Remember when we were actually happy to receive a notice that there was new mail? These days I meet more people who dread opening their email account than who are delighted at the prospect of new email. What happened? Well, email marketing for a start. Back in the mid 90’s when I got my first email address, I never got notices from

Join Me For Two Free Upcoming Events

I’m participating in two free-to-the-public events this week that I’d love for you to attend. First up, I’m a speaker on the Reclaim Your Health eSummit that starts Wednesday May 7 and runs through Friday May 9. My talk is happening Wednesday May 7 at 3pm Central (that’s TOMORROW!). Learn more about the event and register here:  Here’s what I’m planning to touch on during the interview: 1. Three reasons we resist letting go of physical

Planning & Organizing for A New Baby

Is a new baby in your future? Getting ready for a new baby can seem overwhelming – so much to plan, so much gear to buy, so much to rearrange in your life. Recently I had the great pleasure to interview Pregnancy Coach Kristen Foster on my radio show Reclaiming Space on International Life Coach Radio. We had such a great time chatting about how reclaiming the act of birth itself can be so empowering,

3 Organizing Ebooks Bundle – Enter to Win the Giveaway!

This month’s Giveaway is brought to you courtesy of Janet Barclay of Organized Assistant. This time you have a chance to win 3 Organizing Ebooks: the Personal Medical Organizer, Organizing Your Life Your Way, and Mom’s Returning to Work. Personal Medical Organizer It is very important to keep track of your own medical history, including symptoms, prescription drugs, treatments, and so on. Keeping this information together in an organized fashion makes things much easier if

New Giveaway: Enter to Win 2 Organizing eGuides, a $28 Value

This month’s enter-to-win Giveaway prize is provided by Christian Organizer Coach Tiffany Lynn Lepp. Tiffany Lynn Lepp began working as a professional organizer 6 years ago. About 4 years into her career she discovered the power of the coaching process and took extensive training to learn the art of coaching. Tiffany’s coaching programs are for women of all ages who want to organize and simplify their lives, but don’t need the physical support or presence that a typical professional organizer provides. Tiffany coaches women

A New Year, A New YOU Giveaway

Happy New Year! Are you ready for some free tools that will support you to live the life you want and deserve in 2014? Then check out the “A New Year, A New You Giveaway.” I’ve joined forces with some other choice life and business coaches, professional organizers, and wellness experts to share some of our best stuff (for free!) with you in celebration of the new year. Why would we agree to giveaway this stuff to you?

December Giveaway: Balanced Living Inner Circle Membership.. a $350 Value!

In November I had the pleasure of being one of the speakers on the Balanced Living Expo. After speaking more extensively with our host, Rose Hawley, a Professional Organizer and Simplify Life Coach, she has agreed to give away one membership to the Inner Circle Balanced Living Community, a $350 value! Here’s what you get if you win: Access to download the all the Balanced Living Expo recordings until November 2014 (16 hours of training

November Giveaway: Time Management Toolkit, a $47 value!

The November Giveaway on the Synergy Organizing blog is the Time Management Toolkit, How to Shift from Overwhelm and Overwork to Clear Priorities and a To-Do List That is Actually Doable, by Time Saver Specialist Julie Gray. A brief overview of what is included: Join me on experiential journey that leverages audio, visual graphics, body-centered exercises, and a workbook full of helpful workflow templates you can use everyday. You will receive a 20-minute downloadable recording, e-book,

3 Big Reasons You’re Not Finishing Your Declutter Project

If you’re like so many of the people I speak with this time of year, the winter holidays are already starting to creep into your mind. Maybe you have wanted to host friends and/or family for the last several years, but you’re just too embarrassed by all the clutter. Maybe you’ve started your declutter project many different times, but you just don’t seem to be able to follow through with what you say you’re going

Free Coaching Resources for You

When I was presented with the opportunity to join the ranks of coaches who are a part of the Life Coach Radio Networks I knew something really special was about to happen. Since I said “yes” I’ve had the great pleasure of meeting and collaborating with some really great coaches from around the US. Plus I’m feeling even more inspired to continue my own work as a Clutter Coach (even coaches need coaching!). At the

NEW: Monthly Giveaways from Synergy Organizing

In order to spice up the blog a bit, I’m starting monthly giveaways. Woohoo, who doesn’t love free stuff, and free stuff to help you kick that clutter to the curb for good? Even better. To get things started, for the October giveaway you can win a copy of my Clear the Clutter workbook, a $27 value. Ready to clear the clutter and get organized? Clearing out the clutter isn’t just about opening up your

Free Organizing Tips in Our 10-Part E-book

Did you know that when you sign up for Synergy Organizing newsletters you get access to the e-book Top Ten Tips: Reclaiming Space for What Matters Most? This ten-part e-book will walk you through the steps to getting started on your organizing project. By the time you’re done you’ll have developed a strategy for tackling your clutter for good, including knowing whether hiring a professional is in your best interest. Start here if you’re ready

Thanks to All Who Participated and Extended Period to Upgrade

I am so thankful to have gotten to participate in the Escape Your Clutter Prison TeleSummit last month. It was such a joy to share my work with you, and it has been really exciting to hear your feedback and connect with individuals through my Clutter Coaching Consults. Because we’ve had such a wonderful response, we’ve decided to continue to offer you the $47 Upgrade package until March 31, 2013! If you missed some of