Hoarding can make life a misery, affecting health, well-being, relationships and posing a significant risk of fire, infestations and other dangers. In her book, Understanding Hoarding, Jo Cooke provides practical advice to help those with hoarding difficulties and those who live with them.
As a member of APDO and Director of Hoarding Disorders UK CIC, Jo seeks to raise awareness about hoarding, debunk some myths and help reduce the stigma surrounding hoarding. Ultimately, she sets out to show that it is possible to take
control of your life and your stuff.
We often consider decluttering in terms of removing the superfluous from our surroundings. Whatever reasons you come up with to keep yourself from shedding some of that load, none of them are easy to overcome. So why don’t you simply look at the reasons that make you bring things in and stop that flow at the source rather than dealing with the consequences?
“Promise Broken. Moving On.” explores the link between advertising, consumerism and the accumulation of things we fill our homes with. It holds up a mirror and explains how exactly this affects YOU. Can you resist temptation?
Many of us regularly and frequently accumulate new stuff in our lives and our minds, with all of it taking much effort to tidy, organise and manage on a day-to-day basis. With each new activity or phase of life we end up adding to our collection of things. More often than not, we focus on the future when adjusting to something new, but aren’t we forgetting something?
“Clutter Tides” highlights opportunities to align your possessions with your current needs and learn to recognise early on when the time is right to let go of things that serve you no more.
A concise step-by-step plan for decluttering and organising throughout your home. Award-winning professional organiser & PA Kate Galbally provides a gentle but methodical approach for simplifying your space, reclaiming your time and replacing chaos with clarity. As well as guiding you through the process of decluttering and organising thirty categories in your home, she also offers practical advice on storage solutions that needn’t cost the earth and tips for what to do with your unwanted items.
A Better Organised approach is guaranteed to be an instant pick-me-up with long-term benefits!
Do you avoid important tasks at home, at work or while studying? At any age or stage of life procrastination undermines confidence, drains energy and gets in the way of productivity.
Certified coach and professional organiser Juliet Landau-Pope is an expert on motivating people like you to overcome procrastination and perfectionism. This book invites you to review and rethink the excuses that are holding you back.
“This is a very useful and easy-to-read book. It guides the reader, using lots of interesting anecdotes and quotes, to discover why it is that they individually procrastinate. Just don’t put off buying it!” (Dr Simon Michaelson, psychiatrist)
Are you overwhelmed by too much clutter in your home or in your head? Are you keen to get organised but unsure where to start?
Professional organiser Juliet Landau-Pope has over 12 years’ experience of helping people like you to shift habits as well as surplus stuff. In this innovative book, she outlines the excuses that might prevent you from decluttering. She shares practical strategies and motivational tips to help you simplify your life and make space for what really matters.
“This is a brilliant book! It is not only unequivocal in its approach, but also addresses the subjective emotional and thinking parts of ourselves. Get it, read it, let it improve your life.” (Stelios Kiosses, presenter of Channel 4’s The Hoarder Next Door)
Vincy, a.k.a. Orange, the first Professional Organiser in Hong Kong, recommends 50 decluttering tips and stories about 29 things in six main categories she decluttered in the past in her first book. This book will let you find your comfortable and suitable goal & style in organising. By understanding the relationship with our possessions, we can see what we really need and improve the quality of life.
This book is written for those who have no motivation to organise, don’t know where to start, and often “backslide” after organising.
The Clutter Monster lives in the land of Mess, a monster who loves nothing more than very messy children and very messy playrooms.
This story for children tells the tale of one dark night when two messy children are spotted by The Clutter Monster. Only The Decluttering Dog has the secret of how to make the Monster go. Will he get to them in time to save their fate?
This delightful tale encourages children to tidy up their toys and keep on top of that clutter.
Vicky Silverthorn started her professional organising business in 2010 and now has a team of organisers working around the UK.
VIcky’s first book “Start With Your Sock Drawer” offers a step by step guide to decluttering and organising your home to achieve a friendly, realistic level of organisation. It also looks into the reasons we find it hard to let go and discusses the links between clutter and our wellbeing.
This book was designed to be an easy read guide with strong take home advice and a friendly, manageable approach to organising.
The Home Declutter Kit is practical tool for your declutter project, empowering you to create a beautifully-organised home that supports you to live the life you want. It includes over 30 beautifully illustrated action cards and a book that clearly explains a simple six-step process. This unique tool guides you through a clear, easy-to-follow method for doing a declutter or tidy up. Big or small, alone or with a friend, however you choose to use it you’ll have support on tap whenever you need.
Following this proven, easy-to-follow method, you’ll learn how to set up the cards and quickly get into action, sorting your clutter and creating order. The Home Declutter Kit is packed with practical expert tips to help you stay focused on letting things go and making room for more calm and order in your home.