It's All Clutter #50: Spring Clean and Declutter Series Intro - It's All Clutter

Episode 50

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5th Apr 2021

It's All Clutter #50: Spring Clean and Declutter Series Intro

We’ve just marked the one-year anniversary of the pandemic changing life as we know it.

It’s spring, and my advice column editor just sent me a prompt to write about gender roles and clutter, a topic I have been tiptoeing around for years.

I think it’s high time I stop tip-toeing sound this issue. When it comes to our home lives, the pandemic has broadly illuminated that our homes are overwhelming and the responsibility of raising kids and household chores continues to disproportionately impact women. This is echoed in the conversations I have with female clients all around the country. And frankly, talking is not enough. We need solutions. I’ve come to understand that a big part of the solution is empowering other women to prioritize their sanity and really think differently about our homes and our roles, right now.

Hi, I’m Jes Marcy, I am a Clutter Coach and the creator of the Prioritize Your Sanity method of decluttering. I believe that all clutter is connected - the emotional, the social, the financial, and the stuff on your floor. If you want to effectively tackle your clutter, we need to look at the bigger picture and that’s what we do on this podcast.

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About the Podcast

It's All Clutter
How to deal with ALL of the clutter life throws at you!
Jes Marcy is a Clutter Coach and Advice Columnist who believes that all our clutter is connected (the stuff on the floor, the wonky finances, the difficult relationships) and it's ALL clutter!

Her fully integrated approach to dealing with clutter results in the most practical advice woven into mind-blowing ah-ha monents on each episode. And the results speak for themselves. Jes Marcy has helped thousands of clients declutter their homes once and for all and find empowerment in all areas of their lives as a result.

If you are looking for something new and different when it comes to clutter, this is the podcast for you!

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Jessica Marcy

I have always been impacted by my physical surroundings. Growing up I spent a lot of time reorganizing my room, moving my furniture around, redecorating, and trying to help contain the stuff in our lives. For me, there is no better feeling than being in a freshly reenergized space. Having a home that feels perfect for you adds a tremendous amount of value to our lives.

In the past two decades, my personal and professional lives have taken many different forms, but my childhood interests in decluttering, organizing, physical spaces, and systems have remained the common threads. I considered Professional Organizing as a career at every twist and turn along the way, but always chose a parallel route - a Master's in Archival Science, a pop-up children's consignment sale business, fund-raising, communications and event planning, food blogging, homesteading, and raising a family are just some of the fun adventures I've had.

Eventually, my "hobby" of helping everyone I know declutter, organize, arrange and decorate their space was clearly more than a hobby and it was the exact right time to jump fully into the Professional Organizing world. When I did, I brought a slew of complementary skills and lessons from my previous ventures, jobs, successes, and failures.

I currently work with clients virtually, in workshops, in online group settings, over the phone, and in their homes and offices. I refer to my style of Professional Organizing "Prioritize Your Sanity" because that is always the goal of this work we do together. When your space supports your life, you are free to focus on what really matters.

My work today brings together everything that I've learned over the years plus it enables me to work directly with people and see such dramatic transformations in their lives. Every day I feel inspired by my clients.

Decluttering and organizing is not simply throwing out your possessions, or sorting them into clear bins with beautiful labels. It's figuring out how you can create an environment that supports you and your family every day. It's about honoring your past, dreaming of your future, and creating space to live in the moment. It's a beautiful journey, and I would love the opportunity to support you along the way.