I have been decluttering (which is a fairly regular occurrence) and reorganising my home with help from my Mum I’m feeling like I can’t conduct an orderly business if other areas of my life are not somewhat orderly. My head gets to a point where it feels like it’s going to explode! Now, I don’t mean so orderly that visitors are scared to move for fear of messing the place up but certainly more organised than things have been lately.
I don’t mind if there are lots of craft items about and a few toys or the odd book especially like the one I found here. That isn’t clutter to me but a reminder that I have a beautiful child who loves to be creative. The type of clutter I’m talking about are clusters of paperwork, laundry and clothes not put away, clothes that are no longer worn, dishes in the sink.
There’s still a way to go and I have a room full of boxes that need to be unpacked, but at least boxes can be placed neatly together. I’ve been here for almost 6 months and my lease is due for renewal which means I’ll be signing on for another 12 months all being well, so I’ve deliberately not unpacked some things until I feel more secure here. (more…)