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Greeting the festive season with a plan to beat stress

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The festive season is a wonderful time of the year but it is also associated with a huge amount of stress. There are cards to send, menus to plan, presents to make or buy, people to invite, office parties to … Continue reading

NOW that’s the way (and the week!) to get organised

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For National Organising Week (November 7-13) apdo-uk member Chrissy Halton, author of decluttering blog Organise My House shares her top tips to get off to the best start when sorting out your home.   There is nothing more frustrating than trying … Continue reading

How you can make their homework less like hard work

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In this newsletter: A UK training programme for professional organisers, National Organising Week draws near, apdo-uk activities and decluttering in the news, and a focus on some of our members in the North West A new school year has begun … Continue reading

Learn some lessons in less stress before the school run

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Summer holidays are over and lazy mornings and lie-ins are a distant memory. It’s back to school with everything that comes with it including, in some cases, stressful mornings. Are your mornings anything but perfect? Do you and your family … Continue reading

And relax … tips to make a break from holiday hassle

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Most people usually look forward to their annual family holiday but also anticipate it with a certain sense of dread. Holiday time can be stressful, especially when you don’t plan in advance and leave things to the last minute. To … Continue reading

Time-saving tips to put paperwork in its place

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In this newsletter: simple steps to stop paperwork taking over, decluttering in the news, and a focus on some of our members in the West and Wales. According to people in the past who tried to predict what’s going to … Continue reading

From making radio to sorting overloaded homes: Harry’s story

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In the first of our guest blogs by apdo-uk members, one of the small but growing number of men in our ranks, former radio journalist Harry Beer of Essex-based social enterprise Your Living Room CIC explains how he got into a … Continue reading

Plan your day and you can keep stress at bay

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Planning is a very important tool in business as well as for everyday life. Planning is like a roadmap, helping you to get from where you are now to where you want to go. In business, there are project plans, … Continue reading

Get organised for home makeover success

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Meet apdo-uk experts at Grand Designs Live As the spring home improvement season gets into full swing, Britain’s domestic organising experts are sharing their top tips to make the most of your space. The UK Association of Professional Declutterers and … Continue reading

Decluttering those difficult places

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In this newsletter: expert advice on decluttering those difficult spots, UK Hoarding Awareness Week is coming up, apdo-uk in the media and at the home shows, plus a focus on our members in the South East Out of sight, out … Continue reading