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The Path to Depression...

Pointing Fingers

Is Trying to Control Another's Behavior."      

-George Simon 

 
As a professional organizer, I work with people who feel overwhelmed and sometimes depressed about the amount of clutter they have. I strive to help them achieve the goals they have for a comfortable, organized home environment. A common thing I hear is not actually about their own stuff but about the stuff that belongs to the people who they live with. It's always easier to point a finger at others and believe that they are the one who needs to change in order to change the level of clutter.  When I hear this perspective, I always share two pieces of information: 
 
1.  I don't work with or get rid of someone's stuff if they aren't present.
2.  The only thing we have any control over changing is our own perspective and our own stuff.
 
It is quite common that when we make changes in our own way of thinking and in our own level of stuff, our mood will improve. Then, the others in our home see and feel the improvements and want to contribute. The next time you find yourself wishing your housemate(s) would pick up their mess, look at your own piles and ask yourself:
 
 
What can I do with my own own piles to make positive changes in my mood and environment?
 
 
  
 

Mess Mender Services and Pricing

The Preliminary Consultation (60-90 Minutes): We will tour your home and talk about what you would like to change and what you could do with your space that clutter is keeping you from accomplishing. After the tour, we will create a plan of action for transforming your space from overwhelming to outstanding$50.00/session

On-going Consulting: Designed to help you conquer your organizing challenges, our on-going sessions consist of coaching around organizing and my hands-on help with decluttering and removal of any items you decide to donate. Donating helps you see more progress right away and it prevents the donation items from becoming a new pile of clutter. $50.00/hour

*All clients receive a postcard after each session that summarizes the activity in that session and celebrates progress! 

Please contact me to set up your consultation at 513.305.0401 or Polly@PollyGiblin.com. You can also use the contact form to submit your request/inquiry.

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