Life Lessons from a Music Box

October 31, 2013 by  
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I have a little wooden music box. Handcrafted in Germany, it was given to me by my German aunt. It’s a sweet thing, and it sat on my shelf, just out of reach, all through my childhood. Seeing it there reminded me that I was loved and thought of by people far away who I […]

Subtracting to Make Space

January 11, 2013 by  
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There are two ways to gain more Space in your home. 1.    Add – build a new room, or build or buy more efficient storage OR 2.    Subtract – evaluate what is taking up space in your home and eliminate something In my experience, people usually do not evaluate their available space until forced to […]

Renewal Hiding Under the Piles

August 10, 2012 by  
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A funny thing happened when I was preparing to write this article… My preparation for a Calm Space article involves writing the theme on a card and placing it right next to my computer, so that I can just let it be part of my life for a while. This allows little ideas to percolate […]

Before the Work Begins

September 1, 2010 by  
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What should I do to prepare for our session? This is a question I’m often asked by new clients. It’s no surprise. They’ve just taken action and made an appointment to deal with something that’s bothered them for a while, maybe even years. Now they’re hungry for more action. For some, that call for help […]

Power and Magic – catching the priceless moments

June 1, 2010 by  
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I sometimes wonder where the days go. I wonder how I’ll get everything done. I wonder how to make things more efficient, be more productive, make each moment count. I wonder what’s for dinner and which colour to paint the walls, where to go on the weekend and who to invite for brunch. I wonder […]

Beautiful Choices

October 1, 2009 by  
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“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” This month Angela ever so gently encourages us to apply a simple, powerful principle (it may not be what you think!) to what we keep in our homes…

How to Regain Your Power as a Parent

August 3, 2009 by  
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Do you consider yourself “Mum’s Taxi”? Are you giving up your power as a parent to the younger members of the family? This month, Angela challenges us to change the balance of power in the household and stop feeling harassed by teens who run late and other horrible things…

The Truth about Storage Solutions

July 1, 2009 by  
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Can you keep a secret? Are you organisationally challenged? Do you wish for the magic solution that will have your home or office organised, calm and uncluttered? Angela shares a little-known organising truth…

Angela Esnouf is creating order…

November 3, 2008 by  
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Sharing her wisdom and her home this month is our very own Angela Esnouf from Creating Order from Chaos and The Organising Space…

Happy National Organising Week

September 10, 2008 by  
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This week is National Organising Week across Australasia.  It’s a time to think and talk about getting organised.  Peter Walsh, author of Does This Clutter Make My Butt Look Fat? is in Australia as the Celebrity N.O.W. Ambassador and there are free workshops happening during this week.  For more details, go to AAPO – the […]