Happy 12th Anniversary to Unclutterer

On January 6, 2007, we published our first blog post with our manifesto of simple living. It’s hard to believe it was 12 years ago but here we are, still promoting smart consumerism and avoiding distractions that prevent us from enjoying a modern, luxurious life. Here are some highlights as we approach our “teen years”: …

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The Pursuit Of Happiness: Never Stop Learning

You’re reading The Pursuit Of Happiness: Never Stop Learning, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you’re enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Humans never stop learning throughout their entire life. Constantly widening your field of knowledge is going to make your life more fulfilling and …

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Hiring a professional organizer

Since January is the National Association of Professional Organizer’s Get Organized and Be Productive Month, I’ve asked Geralin Thomas of Metropolitan Organizing in Cary, North Carolina, to share her insights with us on how to hire a professional organizer. For many of us, having someone coach us through the uncluttering process can be very beneficial. …

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Why Smart People Make Bad Decisions

I recently read the book summary of Big Mistakes by Michael Batnick. The book has an interesting subtitle: The Best Investors and Their Worst Investments. Interesting combination, isn’t it? It contains story after story of how very smart people made bad decisions in investing. But how could that happen? How could these smart people make …

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Fear: The Enemy From Within

You’re reading Fear: The Enemy From Within, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you’re enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Have you ever found yourself living under the bondage of fear in all spheres of your life? Then this article is a must-read resource. By …

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