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Surprising Stats On The Effects Of Clutter and Disorganization

  Do you feel the effects of clutter? Are you living in more clutter and disorganization than you’d like? You’re not alone. Fifty-four percent of Americans are overwhelmed by clutter. And, 78% percent of them aren't…

Why Do We Have So Much Stuff?

  Are you constantly looking through "junk" drawers, pulling boxes from storage, retracing steps to find things that have been "lost" in your own home?   As humans, we like to, and even need to surround ourselves with…

Elana’s Journey from Disorganized to Organized

  This week I had the pleasure of talking to one of my past students (you can catch the podcast HERE). We discussed her personal journey with the course and how she went from disorganized to organized and how she's doing today.   When…

How To Get Rid Of Paper Clutter For Good

  Are you tired of paper clutter and constantly picking up papers, shoving them in drawers and thinking you'll deal with them later? Do you ever miss important deadlines for bills or events because you've lost track of the document? Is…
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What Is The Difference Between Organizing And Decluttering Your Home?

  It's that time of year again! Spring can mean a time to declutter and organize your home. These words are often used interchangeably, but they have very different meanings. In fact, to successfully organize your home, it's…
Home Organization

Become More Organized in 20 Minutes or Less!

Become More Organized in 20 Minutes or Less! You know what I love about 20 minute organizing? Doing 20 minutes a day adds up to over 2 hours a week and over 120 hours a year. That is 120 hours a year of productivity that only took 20 mins…

Podcast

7 Top Clutter Problem Areas & What's Causing The ClutterKathy McEwan (Second Set of Hands)

Episode 58: 7 Top Clutter Problem Areas and What’s Causing the Clutter

Do you have clutter in more than one area of your home? Most people do. On this week’s episode I discuss 7 Top Clutter Problem Areas in a home and what’s causing the clutter. I will give you a hint, cupboards and closets are one of them,…
Why do we have so much stuff?Kathy McEwan (Second Set of Hands)

Episode 54: Why do we have so much stuff?

You ever wonder why we have so much stuff? In this week’s episode I provide 8 reasons why we have soooo much stuff and what you can do to stop bringing in so many items into your home. The less items you have, the easier it is to have an organized,…
What to do with Other People's Stuff!Second Set of Hands

Epsiode 45: What to do with Other People’s Stuff!

Do you have other people’s stuff in your home? Are you keeping items for other individuals, and it is taking up valuable space in your home? Have you inherited a family members items and you don’t know what to do with it all? On this episode…
10 Amazing Clutter-Free Gift Ideas For MomSecond Set of Hands

Episode 37: 10 Amazing Clutter-Free Gifts For Mom

Not sure what to get for Mother’s Day? Clutter-free gifts for mom are always a good choice. Tune in as I go over 10 amazing ideas that are sure to help you find that perfect gift for your mom.   About Kathy McEwan Kathy McEwan, BA.…
Dealing with Trauma with Acclaimed Filmmaker Eric ChristiansenSecond Set of Hands

Episode 34: Dealing with Trauma with Acclaimed Filmmaker Eric Christiansen

From dealing with trauma to acclaimed filmmaker! Wow, what a privilege it was speaking with 7 time Emmy winner and filmmaker Eric Christiansen about trauma and hope. We discussed:   The stigma of mental heath How Eric believes…
7 Important Home Organizing Questions AnsweredSecond Set of Hands

Episode 30: 7 Important Home Organizing Questions Answered

Have questions about home organizing? In this episode I answer some really important questions about home organizing that were asked by community members in our Facebook group Organize for Success. If you have clutter, there is a good chance…