Category Archives: Downsizing

What Is Virtual Organizing?

You’ve heard the term virtual applied to a lot of different things, mostly as it relates to virtual reality where you can interact within a seemingly real or physical way. A great example is where you make funny faces into a looking glass to get immersed in another world. Well, who would’ve thought it would…Continue Reading



Develop These 5 Habits For A Clutter Free Office

Offices can be one of the most cluttered areas. Whether you work from home or go to an office each day, it’s so easy to accumulate clutter, which affects your productivity. Here are a few simple habits to adopt to keep your office clutter free. The one touch rule This is an easy rule. When…Continue Reading



6 Reasons Why You Haven’t De-cluttered Yet

The procrastinator in you always gives you a reason to put things off. De-cluttering is no different and perhaps is even more difficult to start. Do any of these reasons for not starting the de-cluttering process ring true with you? You feel guilty if you get rid of it You pay good money for something…Continue Reading



What Are Your Obstacles To Reducing Clutter?

Most clients that contact us do so because they don’t feel that they can reduce the clutter in their lives themselves. They call us for assistance. After speaking to many of them we’ve learned that there are several major obstacles that prevent people from downsizing. You don’t know where to start This is the biggest…Continue Reading



National Moving Month – Prepare to Pack For Your Move

May is national moving month. At ClutterBGone we’ve taken on a lot of projects involving pack and moves over the years. They start out as organizing and downsizing projects to get our clients ready to move. Then during the initial sessions our clients see the value and investment in hiring us to assist with not…Continue Reading



5 Signs That Your Parents Should Consider Downsizing

We all want to stay in our home as long as possible. We have created many memories there and have probably lived there for many years with a lot of familiar places around us. But there comes a time when your parents need to downsize in order to remain independent. Do your parents need some…Continue Reading



What Is a Professional Organizer?

  When I meet people and they ask, “so what do you do?” I tell them that I’m a professional organizer and that’s when I wait for their reaction. Almost always I get a confused look. You know what I mean, the crinkled face, the raised eyebrow and the sense they’re about to ask if…Continue Reading



When Do You Know It’s Time To Downsize Your Home?

For many people just the thought of downsizing is stressful, never mind the actual job of downsizing. Where did I get all this stuff? Why did I buy this? Why haven’t I used this for so long? How do I go about getting rid of these things? If you’re asking yourself some of these questions,…Continue Reading



The Link Between Clutter & Depression – Home Organizing in Toronto

Dr. David Tolin is an American psychologist and researcher. He’s the Founder and Director of the Anxiety Disorders Center at the Institute for Living and a professor at the Yale University School of Medicine. He has recently concluded a study that confirms the link between hoarding and depression. “Hoarding participants reported higher levels of depression…Continue Reading



Did You Resolve To Get Organized This Year?

How is your New Years resolution to get organized this year going? Like most resolutions, we make, probably not well. Getting organized is one of the most popular resolutions that people make each year. I am not one for setting new years’ resolutions. In fact, my resolution this year was to not make any resolutions!…Continue Reading