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Complicated Grief – follow-up

By Lauren Williams | September 26, 2021

I recently posted about complicated grief, grief which a person gets stuck in for longer and/or more intense periods than is considered typical. The usual cause of complicated grief may…

The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking

By Lauren Williams | September 17, 2021

I stumbled on The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking in a thrift shop (of course) and what a little book it is – a tiny 221 pages, merely …

Casual Uncluttering LLC Testimonial - Sam, age 10

It’s not my favorite testimonial ever, but it’s a very close second

By Lauren Williams | September 6, 2021

“My counselor asked me how my session with you went and I told her I wanted you to adopt me!” But this is still my favorite

David Chislett, Creativity Activator

By Lauren Williams | September 3, 2021

Alyea Sandovar, Co-Founder of the Playful Creative Summit, interviewed David Chislett, Co-Founder of the Playful Creative Summit, Creativity Activator and Weapon of Mass Creation for their 2021 edition. I’m doing…

Clutter, contemplation, and a camera

By Lauren Williams | August 30, 2021

Clutter, contemplation, and a camera I took the above video with my phone, at Brightwater Park in Woodinville, posted first to Facebook the day I was inspired, August 1. And…

Finding the Fantastic

By Lauren Williams | August 23, 2021

I am thankful every single day for my clients. They teach me funny, facing fear, the fantastic and fabulous. I’m immeasurably wealthier for the I-don’t-have-enough-words-to-describe-it-all knowledge and wisdom they share…

That Penguin Fell Off the Iceberg

By Lauren Williams | August 19, 2021

“That penguin fell off the iceberg” is now my new favorite forever way of saying “Ooops, I forgot.” Sam Hall, who’s so new in the Organizing world he hasn’t launched…

Pet Safety in this Awful Heat

By Lauren Williams | August 13, 2021

Nina Hollander, a wonderful Charlotte, NC real estate broker, posted an extremely informative blog about pet safety in hot weather to Activerain, a blogging community we both belong to. She’s…

The Onion Hour – Stefano Sacchi and Lord Simon Jacobs

By Lauren Williams | August 4, 2021

Yes, you’re reading that right – The Onion Hour. Nurtured by Stefano Sacchi, Epic Llama, and Lord Simon Jacobs, Professional Weirdos, The Onion Hour is an online networking event with…

Monica Cornetti, Sententia Gamification

By Lauren Williams | August 2, 2021

Monica Cornetti, Founder of Sententia Gamification, has an urgent message for employers (and therefore, of course, employees). I’m paraphrasing as closely as I can from her 2021 Playful Creative Summit…

Welcome to my blog. You're going to find everything here: the book reviews I share on Amazon, the silliness I post to Facebook, whatever might pop into my head that comes out on paper, an education on organizing techniques, pointers to anything from a quiet spot to read a book in Edmonds, WA to worthwhile charitable recipients.

I'm giving myself permission to refuse to write every day - too much pressure!!! I'd never enjoy writing again, and I'd bet my audience would start making comparisons between me and a mosquito. I'm told I have a good sense of humor - I know I enjoy finding ways to laugh and to get other people to laugh. Don't take any of it too seriously, except of course the serious stuff. And, after all, everything is about our stuff.  

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