Real Simple Magazine
Updated: Sep 22, 2022
Letting go of personal effects can be overwhelming, especially if you’ve recently lost a loved one, says Judy Penders, owner of Ducks in a Row Home Organizing in Honeoye Falls, New York. Begin the process with a minor project. “Start with a sock drawer, then an underwear drawer, then move on to a T-shirt drawer,” Penders says. When working in an emotionally charged space—the family home that’s about to be sold, a parent’s bedroom—Penders recommends starting in one corner and moving bit by bit around the room. “As we go, I can see the release in my clients’ faces. They feel they are making progress,” she says. READ MORE...