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All over the world people bought specific items in bulk “just in case” these things would no longer be available in the near future. The media wrote that people “hoarded” toilet paper and the use of that word bothers me....

Have you tried many times to get organized without success? Is the Komari method everyone raves about not working for you? Do you feel defeated and truly believe nothing you do brings more order to your life?...

In Japan we woke up to the news that due to the coronavirus Prime Minister Abe-san closes all schools in Japan up to April. All children are on an extended spring break....

Sooner or later, many Japan-based foreign nationals will be faced with the task of helping elderly parents declutter their possessions. For those with a Japanese partner, it might also extend to assisting in-laws in this country, too....

Making a change in life starts with inspiration, creating a clear vision of what you want out of life, and some guidance to take the necessary steps. Here are the books I read right after I realized getting organized does not come naturally for everyone....

To maintain a well-run household I highly recommend you create a Master Calendar. Use a large wall-sized calendar or the digital one on your desktop. Whichever you prefer, stick to only one master list to avoid confusion....

The past year went so quick; it scares me. I have many dreams and wishes for the year ahead and there is limited time. If I want to feel good about 2018, I have to FOCUS on what I want to do MORE of and...

Imagine your dream home. Walk up to the front door. Open it, step inside and look around. What do you see? Do you see any clutter? When I ask this question during a workshop people always started smiling. It’s a smile of recognition....

March 20th was International Day of Happiness. I did celebrate, but that is because my son turned 16. We ate cake, sang ‘Happy Birthday’ and spent time together....

Do you have an overstuffed wardrobe but still feel you have nothing to wear? Are you always running late because you can never find the things you need. Do you get out the door wearing things that aren't comfortable at all....