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Decluttering is Just as Much About Your Healing.....

Posted on: September 18, 2019

As it is About Your Household.           

    
When we look around at our clutter, we're not just looking at our stuff.  We're also looking at a lot of unmade decisions.  And we're also looking at a lot of unprocessed emotions.  It's not the items themselves that we have trouble with; it's the stories behind the items that get us into trouble.  Have you ever noticed that it's so much easier to help someone else go through their stuff?  That's because we don't have the emotional backstory to everything.  All the items are neutral and therefore easier to let go of.  That's the reason we tend to leave clutter for months or sometimes years:  as long as we don't disturb the piles, we don't have to process the dormant emotions that the individual items represent.  The catch is that there is no other way to get through it.  If we want the clutter gone, we have to go through it and make the decisions about what is truly valuable and what is simply taking up space.  If you're having trouble getting started, ask yourself the following:
   
Here is the Question: 
 
What area of your clutter is the least emotionally charged? 
 
 
 

Mess Mender Services

The Preliminary Consultation (60-90 Minutes): We will tour your home and talk about what you would like to change and what you could do with your space that clutter is keeping you from accomplishing. After the tour, we will create a plan of action for transforming your space from overwhelming to outstanding$50.00/session

On-going Consulting: Designed to help you conquer your organizing challenges, our on-going sessions consist of coaching around organizing and my hands-on help with decluttering and removal of any items you decide to donate. Donating helps you see more progress right away and it prevents the donation items from becoming a new pile of clutter. $50.00/hour

*All clients receive a postcard after each session that summarizes the activity in that session and celebrates progress! 

Please contact me to set up your consultation at 513.305.0401 or Polly@PollyGiblin.com. You can also use the contact form to submit your request/inquiry.

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