Letting Go – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

Letting Go – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

A big part of getting organized is letting go – not just of items that are no longer needed, but of activities, attitudes and behaviors that prevent us from living our best possible life. Helping their clients to let go is a big part of the work that professional organizers do, so I invited my readers to share what they’ve written on this subject.

This month’s edition of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival is sponsored by Linda Samuels, owner of Oh, So Organized! and author of The Other Side of Organized. If you’ve met Linda or read her blog, you know that she’s truly passionate about this topic! And judging by the number of submissions, so are a lot of other people.

As you read the posts listed below, please connect with Linda and the other bloggers on social media, leave comments, and share your favorite posts with your own network. Please use the hashtags #POBC and #lettinggo in your social media posts.

 Name of Blogger Title of Post Link to Post
Debbie RosemontPractical Minimalism: When Less is Moreitssimplyplaced.com
Audrey CupoThe Evolution Revolution4abetterspace.com
Offir GutezonYou Don’t Have To Feel Guilty About Decluttering!keepy.me
Nancy HaworthParting with Sentimental Itemsontaskorganizing.com
Sabrina QuairoliWorry Questions To Ask To Let Go Of Cluttersabrinasorganizing.com
Olive WagarPassed and Present: Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive Book Revieworganizedbyolive.com
Andi WillisJust in Case: The Three Most Dangerous Wordsgoodlifeorganizing.net
Diane RandallSpring Cleaning Leads to New Energydianerandallconsults.com
Andrea SharbPruning, It's Not Just for Plantssossharborganizingsolutionsllc.com
Melissa GratiasProductive (!) Retirementmelissagratias.com
Natalie GallagherThe Declutter Tool Kitrefinedroomsllc.com
Seana TurnerMaking Roomtheseanamethod.com
Laura WittmannHow to Declutter Like a Proorgjunkie.com
Regina SanchezClutter and Emotions, Are They Connected?reginasanchez.com
Ellen DelapThe Art of Letting Goprofessional-organizer.com
Sarah Soboleski5 Ways to Make Letting Go of Your Stuff Easiercocounselingct.com
Linda SamuelsHow to Let Stuff Go & Make Space for Great Experiencestheothersideoforganized.com
Melissa RogersSpring Cleaning: Media Editionmodifiedbymelissa.com
Janine AdamsAn empty drawer is a beautiful thingpeaceofmindorganizing.com
Jill AnnisLet Go while keeping the memories alivesimplyorganizedwithjill.com
Kathy VinesLetting Go is Hard, Even When You Know It's Rightclevergirlorganizing.com
Janet BarclayLetting Go through Story Tellingorganizedassistant.com
Damaris Welles4 Barriers to Letting Go of Stuff, and How to Overcome Themdetailsorganizingitall.com
Janice RussellChanging Your Default Settings Will Help You Get Organizedmindingyourmatters.com
Margarita IbbottLetting Go of Your Stuff is Not Easy - Why Hoarding Happens #LetItGodownshiftingpro.com
Anne BlumerFall - A Time For Letting Goblogspot.ca
Carol JonesSaying goodbye to your clothesajonesfororganizing.com
Valerie ThompsonSaying Goodbye to the Nurserygetchronicallyorganized.com
Diane QuintanaNow What? How Much is Enough?wp.me
Julie StobbeWhy do I have clutter, how can I let it go?mindoverclutter.ca
Kate MartinWhen I Die Will It Matter If My Underwear Was Folded?organizedjoyllc.com
Jill RobsonLetting go of possessions slowlylifesorted.ca
Chantal ImbachHow to Declutter and Let Go of Photos!simplyinorder.com.au
 Name of Blogger Title of Post Link to Post

Thank you to everyone who contributed!

Next month’s Blog Carnival is about Organizing on a Budget, and you may make your submission any time from now until Tuesday, July 18 at 7:00 PM EDT.

Please let me know if you’d like to suggest a topic or sponsor for a future edition!

    A former professional organizer, I’m now a web designer and DIY marketing facilitator. I love helping others succeed by sharing the knowledge and insight I’ve gained through marketing my own business for over 15 years! When I’m away from my desk, I enjoy reading, photography, watching movies, and cooking.

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    Comments

    1. Wow is right! I agree with Sabrina that you’ve curated a wonderful selection of “letting go” posts. I’m so proud to be this month’s sponsor and look forward to reading all the interesting posts about one of my favorite and very relevant topics…letting go! Thank you, Janet, for the opportunity to participate, sponsor, and learn more from my organizing colleagues.

    2. I’m so pleased to have both of you – and the 30 others who contributed to this post – in my network. You are a constant source of inspiration and support. I hope you get lots of traffic to your blog as a result of your participation in the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival!

    3. What an incredible collection of contributors! I think it shows how deeply the theme resonates with all of us, and our love for you and Linda! Can’t wait to pop around and explore the wisdom:)

    4. This will be my evening entertainment–visiting with my organizer friends & learning from their wisdom and experience. Glad to be in such good company!! Thanks, Janet, for including such a useful topic and thanks, Linda, for sponsoring this edition of POBC.

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