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It’s not just about practical solutions, however, but helping people to let go of an object’s associations. It takes time and involves building up trust and empathy because you have to have conversations people would find difficult with families or partners.” They soon find that the memories remain, even if the objects are gone.1 Start when you’re feeling calm and don’t make any rash decisions.It’s usually better for everyone, she says, if items are found new homes with local charities, community organisations and appreciative individuals.She will sometimes suggest photographing objects before they are given away so clients have a lasting record at the same time as getting the spare room back.You don’t want to throw out something you later regret.If you’re dithering, put the item in a “maybe” pile and revisit it a week later.
“What’s important is how comfortable you feel and how functional your space is for you.
3 Try to do a little decluttering regularly rather than taking a week off to deal with it all.
“You wouldn’t start running by doing a marathon and it’s the same when dealing with clutter,” says Juliet.
The Association of Professional Declutterers and Organisers (APDO), which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, now lists around 120 accredited UK members who all follow a compliance policy and obey a code of ethics. Sally is unusual in being open about her sessions with Juliet – most prefer to keep the curtains tightly drawn.
“I can’t tell you how many people have told me I’m their guilty little secret,” says Juliet, whose prices start at £50 per hour (with a free consultation).