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The Get Organised blog contains organising and decluttering tips and tricks for your stuff and your mental load. Management of our home and belongings has a huge impact on happiness, mental health, sleep and relationships. Use the search bar below to look for specific topics. For hands-on decluttering assistance and professional organising, get in touch

where to donate clothes - a pile of garments

Where to donate clothes

Fast fashion is a mess, literally. The world is drowning in fabric, and the fashion industry has a vested interest in this madness continuing. Imagery

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A hand writes a to-don't list in a notebook

My to-don’t list

Making to-do lists is so very 2018. To-don’t lists are much more fun. And productive. Declutter your responsibilities to clarify what’s important. And the great

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Simplify your life. Scrabble tiles say Keep Things Simple in that order on a white background

Simplify your life

Do you need to simplify your life? It was once predicted that (we) future humans would have a lot of spare time. Microwaves, cars, washing

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A hand holds a coffee and a tablet screen showing a shopping basket to signify consumerism and clutter

Consumerism and clutter

Consumerism and clutter go hand in hand. Aggressive marketing and a capitalist culture that celebrate stuff are difficult to ignore. You see, being human is

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A series of 9 photographs show progression from least to most cluttered in a room to answer Am I a Hoarder

Am I a Hoarder?

The term ‘hoarding’ can be used pretty loosely. Clients often ask me “am I a hoarder?” and are relieved when I say no. On the

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A model of a human head says ADHD while spirals radiate outwards, signifying organising and ADHD

ADHD and tidying up

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) was once only recognised in cheeky young boys. In recent years the definition has expanded and a link between ADHD

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The bottom drawer is open to reveal smaller containers with folded socks. Decluttering and mental health

Decluttering and mental health

Are decluttering and mental health connected? During a Covid lockdown in July, South Australia’s Public Health Officer, Professor Nicola Spurrier had a novel suggestion. She

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How to stay tidy – do this. Timber shelves contain neatly folded towels and wicker baskets

How to stay tidy

So you’ve finished the decluttering and organising process, and it was laborious. You don’t want to have to go through that again. (at least not

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Lisa and Jason's clutter is huge

Too much stuff

In the modern era of too much stuff it’s difficult to imagine a time when people saved up for their furniture. They ate meals on

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Use the good stuff including this floral teapot and two tea-filled cups next to a bowl of madarins

Use the good stuff

Do you use the good stuff? Or do you have things in your cupboard for special occasions? Do you have: Wedding gifts still in the

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Are you future focused? The camera focus is on a bare calendar page with a minimalist background

Are you Future Focused?

Are You Future Focused? Are you Future Focused? Do you perform self-care for future you, or only for current you? It’s important to remember that

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