Dreaming of a Calm Space : a client’s experience of decluttering

I’m delighted to share this funny and moving blog-poem from one of my beloved clients, published as part of APDO’s involvement with National Spring Cleaning Week. Please comment and let me know what you think. Dreaming of Calm In the twilight of the early morn Through the ticks and the tocks … I’m Space, dreaming Of Calm Sacred Space I’m … Read More

Decluttering Is About Unfolding More Than Folding

Marie Kondo’s Book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying took the world by storm, selling over 4 million copies. Everyone I know is talking about it, especially my clients. As a fellow organiser, the wave of interest in letting things go – especially those that don’t bring us joy -has been a welcome inspiration, as well as being great for … Read More

For decluttering, real beats online every time

It’s a big day for me, my Kickstarter campaign to fund my Home Declutter Kit went live this weekend. (As some of you know, Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform to help you launch your creative project.) It’s been my dream to produce a simple decluttering tool with some beautiful imagery to help more people find a way to create more … Read More

What your space reveals about you – survey results

Many of you kindly took the time to compete our survey about how you relate to your space. Thank you. Here are some infographics of the results. I really believe that understanding more about how our spaces can harm or heal us, will help us develop products and services that better meet the needs of our clients. For example A massive 99% of you said that changing your … Read More

New partnership with Empatika

Helen Sanderson, Ministry of Calm, interior design and declutter coach

You’ve recently teamed up with Empatika, who deliver a boutique fitted furniture service. Why is it important for people to have the appropriate storage space in their homes in order to declutter? Clearing is one thing, but putting away is another. If people don’t have adequate storage, then the clutter soon builds up again and all the hard work is … Read More

Space Matters for True Mindfulness

Stress at work, mindfulness helps say Helen Sanderson of Ministry of Calm

One of the saddest things someone ever told me was that the office loo is his only refuge whenever memories of his wife who died from cancer surface unexpectedly during his workday. Having a high-profile sales job means keeping up a positive persona for his team – but she was his beloved best friend and such moments often bring tears.  … Read More