- Recognize and overcome your Clutter Block(s) to liberate your home.
- Learn the tricks of the trade for when the going gets tough.
- Lighten and purge without the rigidity of other methods.
- Use your home to attain life goals like health, wealth and love.
- Declutter after a big life change like a death or divorce.
"What sets Tracy McCubbin apart is her kind and empathetic approach to organizingshe truly understands the psychology behind peoples' attachment to things."Patricia Heaton"In Making Space, Clutter Free Tracy offers a realistic approach to managing your belongings. Instead of prescribing perfection, she understands our individual differences require individual strategiesand that it doesn't always need to be rational."Cait Flanders, bestselling author of The Year of Less
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About the Author
Ten years and thousands of clients later, dClutterfly is Los Angeles' premier organizing and decluttering company. Tracy is a regularly featured expert on Hallmark's Home & Family, has a column on MindBodyGreen, and has regular declutter segments on Fox 5 and ABC Eyewitness News, KTLA Morning Show, KCAL9, and Good Day Sacramento. She and her company have also been featured in Real Simple, Women's Day and ShopSmart.
When not decluttering, she is the proud Co-Executive Director of OneKid OneWorld, a non-profit building strong educational foundations for children in impoverished communities throughout Kenya and Central America.
She lives in Los Angeles and knows where her keys are.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Finding the Real, Emotion-Based Problem 1
1 What's Under the Clutter? A New Approach 3
2 The Seven Emotional Clutter Blocks: Which One(s) Do You Have? 21
3 How to Listen to Your Clutter, Room by Room 53
Part 2 Getting Down to It 85
4 Before You Begin: Set Yourself Up Like a Pro 87
5 Beyond the Basics: Decluttering Tricks of the Trade 107
6 When the Going Gets Tough: Breaks, Breath, Gratitude, and Friends 147
Part 3 Arriving and Thriving 159
7 Strategies and Systems to Organize What's Left 161
8 Conscious Consumption: How to Halt the Clutter Creep 187
9 Celebrating and Inhabiting Your New Space 199
Part 4 Life's Big Changes 207
10 Downsizing: The Purge of a Lifetime 209
11 Decluttering after Death or Divorce 235
Senior Downsizing Guide 263
About the Author 281