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Finding your Joy at Work

Finding your Joy at Work

When organizing your workspace ask yourself what type of work do you do in this space? Is this your primary work area? What is your vision for this space? Here are 20 tips to help you tidy up at work and create a work area that truly sparks joy! Gather all items into...

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The Life Changing Magic of Tidying up your Workspace

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying up your Workspace

In Marie Kondo’s book, the Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, the ability of identifying what brings you joy leads to a space filled with items that you love, the goal is to get your space and items in order and lead a life that sparks joy every day. You can apply the...

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Who Pays the Price for Our Clothing? The True Cost

Who Pays the Price for Our Clothing? The True Cost

As a professional organizer and Certified KonMari Consultant I have seen the true cost of fast fashion and mass consumerism first hand and quite honestly it scares me. I embraced the concept of Spark Joy precisely because it teaches us to be intentional and to only...

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De-Clutter Your Life the KonMari Method

De-Clutter Your Life the KonMari Method

  Got too much clutter? The KonMari Method™ is gaining popularity in cleaning up and assessing your mess. On January 17th, 2019, Larry Fedoruk of NewsTalk 610 spoke with Effy Terry, KonMari Certified Consultant, and Founder of Organize That. List to the complete...

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8 Lessons I Learned From Marie Kondo

8 Lessons I Learned From Marie Kondo

I have loved to organize since I was old enough to make a mess.  From as early as I can remember I loved to empty out all my closets and drawers just so I could reorganize everything.   Every time I would go through this exercise I would inevitably end up with a bag...

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What Can a Certified KonMari Consultant Do for You?

What Can a Certified KonMari Consultant Do for You?

The KonMari Method™ is an organizing system developed by Marie Kondo, author of the international best-selling book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. As a Certified KonMari Consultant I can coach you through a series of lessons predicated on the KonMari...

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Marie Kondo introduced the KonMari Method™ in her best-selling book, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.” Her approach is based on a single question: Does this item spark joy? The ability of identifying what sparks joy leads to a tidy home filled only with items...

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot like…

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot like…

The holiday season approaches and like most people my thoughts turn to family, gift giving and what will be on the holiday food menu.  I was in one of the large consumer box stores yesterday and the Christmas trees were going up and the multitude of “gift” idea...

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Seasons Change

Seasons Change

  “Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each.” — Henry David Thoreau It’s hot, it’s cold, it’s mild! Canadian seasons do not always transition seamlessly, do they?  The changing...

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How Busy Are You Really?

How Busy Are You Really?

“Beware the barrenness of a busy life.” Socrates Have you become one of the “busy” people? Rushing to get ready in the morning, rushing to get the kids dressed and lunches made, rushing to get out of the door to work?  Rushing to finish to get home but never finding...

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Is Consumption Becoming Your Crutch?

Is Consumption Becoming Your Crutch?

“If you aren't happy for what you already have then what makes you think you will be happy with more.” ― Maddy Malhotra Has consumption become a crutch for not getting your possessions in order?  Do you buy more because you have so much that you have lost track of how...

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