Susan Gardner, Certified Professional Organizer in Chronic Disorganization, works with people who are caught up in clutter and helps them understand it, make peace with it, and manage it more effectively. As a retreat and workshop leader, she offers the Dammed Clutter Retreat and the Couples in Clutter Workshop quarterly. Susan is an LGBT+ ally, volunteer at Oasis Youth Center Art Studio, retired United Methodist pastor, wife and mother of 3 adult children.
The key to an organized event is making it true to you and reasonable in execution. Ideas flow and communication stays open when you and your fiancé/spouse/friends and/or family are in sync on the core of what you want.
As a professional organizer who specializes in chronic disorganization, I know about clutter. As a survivor, I know about being an inside mess that is reflected as an outside mess. As a pastor, I know about grace and regeneration.
Clutter flows into our houses. With children in the house, things increase with each new activity or size. As we age, the house easily becomes cluttered with inheritances from family members. Some of us attract clutter like Pigpen attracts dust! Sometimes we have a strong reaction as the clutter reaches a dam and it...