I actually find it therapeutic to give away or dispose of belongings–especially my husband’s belongings.
End clutter. If you don’t need it, don’t buy it. If it’s too late and you already have it, give it someone who doesn’t pay any heed to my advice. It should be fairly easy […]
In every life, there comes a time when one has to get rid of some of those possessions that have, over the years, multiplied like oversexed rabbits. Oh, but all those things have a use, […]
I am NOT a pack rat. Really, I’m not. I have no idea why the two closets in my apartment are bulging so much it takes a Japanese subway pusher to get the doors closed. […]
The Life-Changing Magic Of Tidying Up is a wildly popular book by Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo about decluttering. Given how shallow and acquisitive our culture can be (Kardashians, anyone?) the fact that a book […]
I hate to brag, but I lost more than 200 pounds in a week. Yup. I did it by cleaning out closets and purging possessions that didn’t “spark joy,” inspired by the KonMari Method outlined […]
I don’t have this peculiar, almost pathological hatred of New Year’s resolutions some people have. Maybe that’s because I haven’t made one since 1989, and so haven’t experienced the loathing that comes with breaking them. […]