Why lack of space is not the problem…

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, August 17, 2017

Clutter isn’t caused by lack of space. It’s caused by believing you have more years to do things in than you actually do. Here’s how to cure both problems.

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The cupboard of shame…

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, June 22, 2017

Don’t pretend you haven’t got one! That place you’ve put all those guilty purchases – things you never use but can’t bear to throw out. Here’s how to live free of it…

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