Entries by Brenda Avadian STUFFologist

Letting GO to Welcome In

Last week, I cancelled my satellite TV subscription. Two years ago, I suspended service for two to three months. Since then, I wanted to let go of subscription TV but hit a roadblock—my husband. When he suggested giving up TV completely, recently, I jumped and cancelled our service. The following day, I received an unexpected […]

Photos, PHOTOS Everywhere!

Photos, PHOTOS, when do they become Digital Clutter? In STUFFology 101, we write about digital clutter the kind that harmlessly takes up residence on your smartphone, tablet, or hard or external drive. On the cluttergories page, we define digital clutter as anything in virtual form—such as photos stored in our computers, a backlog of emails, or too […]

Now this is a STUFFology 101 REVIEW!

I have to admit, of the hundreds of reviews my nine books have received, none compares to THIS ONE. Dr. Nancy B. Irwin, PsyD, C.Ht., Therapist/Hypnotherapist/Speaker/Author recently married. After her honeymoon, she sent me this email: From: Nancy Irwin Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2014 3:41 PM To: Brenda Avadian Subject: Loved it! Hey Brenda: I […]

Letting Go is Hard to Do

“Letting GO is hard to do,” says STUFFologist, Eric Riddle as he relates three distinctly different experiences he’s had with each of his three daughters. View Daddy’s tug-of-war of emotions as he learns to let go. Video taken at Toastmasters Division Contest April 2014. “What does that mean, at the end of the day, is […]

STUFFologist Reviews – Clutter Busting

Clutter Busting: Letting Go of What’s Holding You Back by Brooks Palmer (2009) remains one of those down-to-earth titles written by one who’s served in the trenches of physical and emotional clutter. In fact, it remains one of the more psychologically insightful works on clutter. Palmer writes (paraphrased): 75% of what’s in our homes is […]

I can play pool, now

I can play pool now that we moved that stuff, Into Beth’s room temporarily, looking pretty rough. Not actually a solution, but it works for now, Need to figure out a better way somehow. But now that room is a mess, Causing me grief, I must confess. Procrastination only increases the clutter everywhere. I prefer […]