SUMMER CAPSULE WARDROBE – FREE E-COURSE

SUMMER CAPSULE WARDROBE – FREE E-COURSE

I could wax lyrical all day about Capsule Wardrobes… but what exactly are they?  The Capsule Wardrobe is not a new thing.  Like most things from the 1970s it is fantastic (ahem…. 1979 baby talkin’ here).  The owner of a London boutique called Susie Faux came up with the concept.  She said a capsule wardrobe  should be a collection of a few essential items of clothing that don’t go out of fashion. They should be basics like skirts, trousers, and coats,…

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5 feelings that get in the way of self care

5 feelings that get in the way of self care

  As part of this series on self-care we’ve looked at the gifts of burnout and what self-care isn’t.  This post is all about the things that get in the way and stop you from enjoying the self-care you need. Guilt – Guilt is critical here.  It’s the number one reason people cite for not having ‘me’ time.  Guilt is all tied up with how much we have worked and whether we truly deserve it.  Just recognising guilt as an…

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why self-care isn’t what you thought it was

why self-care isn’t what you thought it was

We tend to think that self-care is a grand gesture that takes planning, money and time.  In fact, good self care is quite the opposite.   Self care isn’t a spa break/holiday to the Maldives/world cruise (delete where appropriate) Although of course it can be (and I’m willing to test this out if anyone wants to take me somewhere) but most of us don’t get the chance to do this on a daily basis and that’s when we need self…

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The 4 gifts of burnout – how anxiety can kick start your self-care

The 4 gifts of burnout – how anxiety can kick start your self-care

You’re at rock bottom – you are exhausted and constantly stressed out.  You might think the only way forward is to keep plodding along but feeling like this is the wake-up call you need.  Burnout can teach us to stop and evaluate where we are and start to practice self care on a much bigger level. Self care is not trite, cliched or indulgent – it’s essential and you will burn out without it. It teaches you to be kind…

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SPRING CAPSULE WARDROBE – FREE VIDEO E-COURSE

SPRING CAPSULE WARDROBE – FREE VIDEO E-COURSE

I could wax lyrical all day about Capsule Wardrobes… but what exactly are they?  The Capsule Wardrobe is not a new thing.  Like most things from the 1970s it is fantastic (ahem…. 1979 baby talkin’ here).  The owner of a London boutique called Susie Faux came up with the concept.  She said a capsule wardrobe  should be a collection of a few essential items of clothing that don’t go out of fashion. They should be basics like skirts, trousers, and coats,…

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HOW TO DEAL WITH CLUTTER BELONGING TO YOUR KIDS – THE PRO’S REVEAL THEIR TOP TIPS

HOW TO DEAL WITH CLUTTER BELONGING TO YOUR KIDS – THE PRO’S REVEAL THEIR TOP TIPS

I asked 8 amazing declutterers for their professional top tips on dealing with clutter belonging to kids.  Their tips are so helpful and I’ve put them into practice already.  Am sure you’ll get loads out of this.  Here’s what they said: Stop clutter before it starts and enjoy experiences with your children instead of buying more and more “stuff”. What children want most is time with their parents – and it doesn’t have to cost a penny.  Going to the…

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DECLUTTER 101: DEALING WITH OTHER PEOPLE’S CLUTTER

DECLUTTER 101: DEALING WITH OTHER PEOPLE’S CLUTTER

Whether you’re living in a shared house, have 6 kids, or you are cohabiting with the love of your life – dealing with other people’s stuff is really hard work and a massive bone of contention if you are trying to live a simpler life. Clutter can raise all sorts of feelings of overwhelmed and anxiety but unfortunately it’s not the done thing to toss out your husband’s jeans or a flatmates favourite lamp. Not matter how much they stress…

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