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Kathy McEwan - 2nd Set Of Hands
Kathy McEwan - 2nd Set Of Hands
Episode 10 – The Cost of Clutter – You may be very surprised
Do you have a lot of clutter? Did you know that having clutter has many different costs associated with it? In this week’s episode we discuss various ways that clutter is costing you, and it is not all about finances. Yes, we will talk finances but we are also talking about other ways as well. I will be discussing 10 different ways and you may relate to a few of them, or all 10 ways. Either way, you will learn what the high costs to having clutter are and the solutions. You may be very...
Four Types of Disorganization. Which category do you fall under? - Episode 09
Do you have a lot of clutter but not sure which category you fall under? In this week’s episode, I talk about 4 types of disorganization and the difference between them. Hint, one is a disorder that is listed in the DSMV. The remaining 3 are not considered a disorder, but are very relevant for many people who have a lot of clutter. If you have a lot of clutter but are not sure which category you would fall under, this episode is for you. You will learn about the 4 different categories and...
Mental Clutter – 7 Reasons why we have mental clutter and how we can clear our minds once and for all!
Episode 8 Mental Clutter – 7 Reasons why we have mental clutter and how we can clear our minds once and for all! Do you ever feel like your brain is racing so fast that you are feeling overwhelmed due to your own thoughts? Do you have a hard time processing your thoughts because you have too many going on? If so, you are most likely experiencing mental clutter or what some people call mind clutter. So why do we have mental clutter? In this episode, I list 7 main reasons why we tend to...
How To Become More Productive In 7 Easy Steps
Do you wish you had more time in your day to do the things you love to do? Do you feel overwhelmed with all that needs to be done? Do you want to have more productive days? If so, this episode is for you. I will provide a 7 step process that if you use, you should find yourself feeling less overwhelmed and more productive. I have to be honest and tell you that I catch myself being overworked and having too much to do, and feeling like I don’t have enough time in the day to do everything I...
Downsizing! Should I Sell My Stuff
Are you downsizing or know someone who is? On today’s episode we chat with accredited appraiser, Gisele Grenier Miller on downsizing and selling items. There are many different ways to sell items and we discuss the various methods including in-person and online auctions. I ask Gisele important questions when it comes to selling which includes: Plus More! About our Guest: Gisele is an accredited appraiser and organizing expert who lives in Ottawa, Ontario. She owns Altered Spaces – Altered...
Organizing Your Finances With Guest Pamela George
Do you have credit problems or want to get your finances organized so you will have the money to do the things you love to do? If so, this episode is for you. We chat with Pamela George, a Financial Literacy and Credit Counsellor, about financial problems people may face. I ask her: -What is the number one problem people face when it comes to finances? - What is a good age to start saving for retirement? - When is a good time to pay your bills? - Is online shopping becoming a...
Marie Kondo Method vs Kathy McEwan Method
Episode # 4 Marie Kondo Method vs Kathy McEwan Method There has been a lot of hype around the new show with Marie Kondo called “Tidying up”, and because of it, I am getting a ton of people asking me what I think of her method of getting organized. In this episode I explain how my method is similar to Marie’s but also so very different. Marie Kondo has 6 basic principles when tidying up. - Commit yourself to tidying up. - Imagine Your Ideal Lifestyle - Finish Discarding - Tidy by...
Organizing for a Move Part 2
7 Top Tips to an Organized Move Do you feel overwhelmed with the thought of moving? Whether you are moving in the near future or in the next few years, this episode will give you the tips you need to have an organized move. Moving doesn’t have to be stressful. If you follow these 7 Top Tips to an Organized Move, you will have a more relaxed and believe it or not, a more structured move. You will have systems in place so that you can relax more and be less stressed. Moving into a new home...
Organizing for a Move – Part 1
Have you ever felt overwhelmed when getting ready to move? I know I have. I have moved 11 times and know first-hand how overwhelming moving can be. This episode is part one of a two part Organizing for a Move series. In this episode we speak with realtor Sonya Crites of the Ottawa Property Girls and Remax Absolute Realty about getting organized when selling and buying a home. Some of the questions I ask Sonya include: - What are the first steps when buying a home? - What are common...
Learning To Let Go
Episode 1 – Learning to Let Go! Have you ever tried to get organized but you struggle with letting things go? In this episode, (my very first one), I start off sharing why I decided to start a home organizing business, how my business changed over time, and what it looks like today. I also share why we have such a hard time letting things go. There are 7 main reasons why we keep too much stuff. Want to know when is it ok to keep your items and when is it better to let them go? I answer...