Amy van Arsdale

Amy Van Arsdale De-Clutters My Life

January 31, 2019

Dan Woog, author of the popular blog, “06880,” talks about how Amy Van Arsdale from Cleared Spaces helped him clean up his office.

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Fall is the perfect time to start a new…unless you like January better

September 5, 2018

Fall is the perfect time to de-clutter and organize your home so you can enjoy it more when you are cozy as the cooler temperatures roll in. As you go through your closet (or your kids), sort and edit your summer clothing. Ask yourself, “did I wear it? Do I love the way it makes…

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How did I get into this profession? I get asked all the time….

September 5, 2018

    How did I get into this?   I get asked this question all the time. I have a professional home de-clutter/organization business in Fairfield County, CT. It all started when I was a teenager. My mother, my influencer, a realtor for 47 years in Rochester, NY, would pay us to help get her listings…

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Millennials Go Minimal

Millennials Go Minimal: The Decluttering Lifestyle Trend That Is Taking Over

January 31, 2018

Although it is not a new concept, the minimalist lifestyle is trending across the United States. The movement has inspired people of all ages to move into tiny homes, cut their wardrobes and donate their possessions. Millennials, in particular, are seeking out this minimalist lifestyle. Millennials, the 18-34 demographic makeup more than a quarter of…

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Spring is around the corner!!

February 29, 2016

YAHOO!! So what’s all the hype about spring cleaning? Well…..because, the cleaner and more organized you are, the more in control you’ll feel in life-period. Here’s why? Organized people gain a sense of inner peace through outside order Organized people are less likely to procrastinate and miss deadlines, thus avoiding reproach Organized people are more…

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Give yourself some compassion

October 13, 2015

Decluttering certainly is an act of will, determination, and vigilance – but it doesn’t have to be an act of self torture. Sometimes when we bury our feelings, we consciously or unconsciously numb ourselves with stuff or other energy releasing behaviors. We collect physical items or resort to not-so-healthy behaviors we feel like we CAN…

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Unclutter Your MInd With Yoga

January 26, 2015

If your home or workplace is cluttered and untidy, then you may also have a clogged mind. You could be feeling unwell and your life could be stuck in certain areas. Amy van Arsdale, founder of, is a certified yoga teacher from Kripalu, the largest center for yoga, health and transformational learning in North…

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January 19, 2015

If you feed on stress, negative thinking, anger, bad diet, poor sleep, burn-out, no exercise, shallow breathing and more, you block the energy flow through your body.  A cluttered home, workplace, car or purse can make you and your life cluttered and stuck, and going nowhere! Every time you judge yourself-you break your heart-be kind….. Blocked energy causes tiredness, low morale,…

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How to Never Misplace Something Important

August 1, 2011

Follow one tip, it is simple: For everything that you own, designate a place for it – label bins for some of those places / things to make it easier to remember. Then simply put it back where it belongs when done using it. It takes practice – you’ll see it works!

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