It's All Clutter #65: What’s really behind the source of clutter? - It's All Clutter

Episode 65

Published on:

18th Feb 2022

It's All Clutter #65: What’s really behind the source of clutter?

Did you know that one out of six people will experience a depressive episode in their lifetime?

One out of six?

That’s a pretty big number when you think about it!

As a society, we tend to throw around the term depression without putting enough emphasis on how serious of an issue it is.

When you are depressed, you might feel sad, but really, there’s something much bigger going on. There’s usually a change in the way you are functioning.

You might lose interest in activities. Sleeping through the night may become a challenge. Or perhaps you’ve lost the ability to focus as well as you used to.

All of this can be connected to your ability to clear your clutter.

On this week’s It’s All Clutter podcast, my guest (and sister), psychotherapist Megan Zacher, offers some wonderful guidance on:

The importance of recognizing that clutter can be a symptom of other mental health issues, and what to do about it.

Action steps you can take to improve your mood and combat depression.

Breaking through the “chicken and egg” conundrum of depression and clutter.

There’s no need to be embarrassed about seeking help around combating depression, and this episode is loaded with ideas to help you get the support you need, no matter where you are on your decluttering journey.

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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!

About your host

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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.