Entries by Amanda Manson

How to Recycle Responsibly

Can I Recycle this? As another National Organising Week draws to a close, it’s time to discuss one of the key considerations for decluttering your home – how to recycle responsibly. What to do with all that stuff you no longer need?! Recycling the basics such as food, paper, glass, etc has become a way […]

Workspace Wonders

Working from home.  Let’s face it, many of us have been doing plenty more of that this year, and will be doing so again over the coming weeks no doubt! Finding a spot in your home where you can be creative, enthused, motivated and produce results can be hard!  If you are sharing workspace with […]

Goals & Motivation

Do you have a goal in mind for organising your space? What’s your motivation for making a change? These are questions I ask my clients before we work together – it helps to focus the mind on the task in hand. “If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.” Lucius Annaeus Seneca With […]

National Organising Week 2020

Today marks the start of National Organising Week (NOW). The annual event run by APDO – The Association of Professional Declutterers & Organisers is now in its sixth year. The initiative aims to help promote the benefits of being more organised in your space, leading to a simpler and less chaotic life. What is National […]

What keeps ME Organised?

How does an organiser keep organised herself? As a Professional Organiser people are often intrigued to find out which things I use to keep myself organised… Online apps? Voice recordings? Reminder systems? Admittedly, I’m only human so I hold my hands up to the occasional mishap, but my solution works for me & my lifestyle […]

Tips for Staging your Home for Sale

Should I be home staging? Spring has almost sprung and it’s traditionally the time of year when we start to see an increase in ‘For Sale’ boards going up in front gardens nearby. It’s the peak time to put houses on the market as windows and doors can be left open for air to flow freely, […]

Are you a stationery addict?

Shhh! You’re a stationery addict, right? If I had a pound for every time I met with a Client who needed help to clear their cluttered workspaces, who admitted to having a penchant for stationery, I’d be a very rich person by now!! Who doesn’t love a bit of stationery shopping on the high street?  […]

Top Tech Tips for Homeworkers

Top tech tips for homeworkers. Thanks to modern broadband and affordable computers, home working is becoming increasingly popular.  Many of us have the option to work remotely and there are a growing numbers of freelancers and self-employed people who run their own businesses from a home office. I caught up with Matt Powell from BroadbandGenie.co.uk, […]