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It can be really daunting to start getting organised – overwhelm can set in all too quickly – so I’ve created some extra categories to help you find what you want. Simply click on one of the images below to go to posts on specific things OR scroll down to find all the posts about getting started altogether. Hope this helps!

Whats your plan? Planning and getting organised made simple Organising advice to help make life simple Motivation and inspiration tips to help you get organised and make life simple Excuses and procrastinating tips and advice to overcome Understanding your priorities and setting goals



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I wrote a post a few weeks ago on setting goals in line with the seasons, and why that works really well. As I class the start of the spring season as the start of March, it’s a time when I will be looking at what I want to achieve within the next 3 months, […]

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Setting goals - goal setting

Why setting goals in line with the seasons works so well

January is naturally a time of year when we start to look forward. There are expectations of the year ahead, and promises to be made to ensure that this year really will count. As a result of looking ahead we also tend to look back at the year that’s just passed as well. Hindsight is […]

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Why filing is better than stacking when your organise your home

Why “filing” is better than “stacking”

When I organise any space in a home, the aim is to always make that space work better. This fundamentally means to make things as easy as possible to use. That means easy to see what you have, easy to grab what you need, easy to maintain and easy to put back. If your things […]

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Ways to create a motivational atmosphere in your home. Motivation ideas


Wanting to do something and actually getting the motivation to get it done are very different things. You may have the longing to get your home sorted (more organised, rooms decorated etc…) but the key to actually getting up and doing it is to have the drive to get you started. That’s where motivation comes […]

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What works for you and your home?

Why it’s key to understand what works for you & your home

It’s so important when it comes to organising your home that you look at your home as it currently is. Working out what works can give you so many clues as to how to change that which doesn’t. Most of us like looking at other people for inspiration – whether you scan magazines, read books, […]

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Do you really need to organise that? Ask yourself before you waste your time...

Do you REALLY need to organise that?

Are you forever finding new ways to sort things in your home? Finding the best storage solutions? Tackling how to fit more into every square inch? Do you need to?! It’s a question that we can sometimes forget to ask, especially if we try to get organised before we declutter (something my ADORE method wouldn’t […]

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The value of an easy to use system - why it works so well when things work more easily!

The value of an easy to use system

However much I love to live in an organised home (for so many reasons!) I am only human, and I tend to run a mile if anything takes too much time or effort on my part to do (see my “Why organised people are lazy” post from a while ago) – however good it looks!

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Make things easy to put away - quick trick that helps when getting organised

Why you should always make it easy to put things away

Making it as easy as possible should be your number one priority when thinking about the how and where of storage in your home – and this is the reason why….   The need drives you on… When you set out to get a space organised, it’s usually because there is an issue in that […]

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