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How to help a hoarder

Mar 04, 2015 19:22 SGT Edits Inc. Sensational headlines on hoarding behavior have been grabbing a lot of attention lately. And Singapore's government has even set up a taskforce to address this behavior. Is throwing away their possessions a long-term solution? What happens after volunteers break their back to clear out these apartments? Is there a way to help these hoarders leave their behavior and things behind permanently?

Which room would you rather clean?

Jan 07, 2015 16:50 SGT Edits Inc. It's a busy season for cleaners, so give them a break - try decluttering your home first before calling in the cleaners. They'll thank you immensely for that.

Get set, ready, go - tips for a roaring start in 2015!

Dec 30, 2014 16:55 SGT Edits Inc. December is the new January, someone said. So we're starting 2015 early, on 30 Dec, to be precise, to help you get ready to take on giants in Jan! Been feeling tired and listless after endless rounds of feasting and fellowship? Get those muscles moving with some decluttering and organizing exercise, before getting to the real deal. Everyone needs a bit of warm up, right?

The heart work of transforming lives

Dec 29, 2014 12:55 SGT Edits Inc. It's Christmas, and the perfect time for penning down the musings of a professional organizer. More than just things, what we really do is to transform lives, much like life coaches and personal trainers. And we do that in just one or three sessions (unlike personal coaches). So if you ever see us around, show us some love, instead of comparing us to cleaners or maids and order us around.

Edits Inc's "New Year, New You" decluttering tips to re-energize your 2015

Dec 24, 2014 13:10 SGT Edits Inc. Before you start on any New Year's resolutions, try decluttering your home and office first. It'll set the right tone for the start of 2015 and will give you new energy to pursue all your other resolutions! Nothing quite compares to the transformation that a decluttering project will bring. You'll never regret it - in fact, you may even itch to help others with their clutter afterwards!!

Are labels necessary?

Dec 22, 2014 19:48 SGT Edits Inc. Most of our clients are those who have attempted to get organized themselves, but find that the clutter never seems to go away totally. They're frustrated with the constant re-organizing, and the amount of effort and time that endeavor sucks out of their lives. We want to address one of the most common advice on the internet - about labeling your storage compartments. True or false? Read on.

Home sweet-smelling (organized) home, literally.

Dec 19, 2014 20:10 SGT Edits Inc. Ever step into a cluttered home and smell the mustiness in the air? Have you ever wondered how an organized home smells like? Like Febreeze, according to one of our clients.

Behind the scenes of an organizing project

Dec 17, 2014 12:50 SGT Edits Inc. When we do an initial assessment for a residential project, we usually can't see all the clutter. Yet in our preparations, we have to come up with ready solutions to organize whatever comes out of the closets. So how do we do it? With a bit of planning, a lot of smarts and truckloads of preparation. We don't just appear and start doing the work. Here's a behind the scenes look.

Journalist of the month: He went against the digital migration tide

Dec 16, 2014 11:45 SGT Mynewsdesk In the last few years, we've seen a number of ​editorial chiefs shift from the NY Times, WSJ to digital news outlets like Yahoo, Buzzfeed and Mashable. In this age of mass Digital Migration, comes along someone like Yeo Hock Chuan, Editor for Lifestyle Magazine "Zan"(赞), who has boldly gone against the tide. 7 years ago, he started with one of Singapore's first interactive online portal OMY.

How to buy gifts for elderly folks

Dec 14, 2014 12:50 SGT Edits Inc. It's the gift-giving season, but sometimes well-meaning gifts can turn out to be a burden for elderly folks. Find out what is truly important and how to help make the lives of elderly folks better, instead of cramming up their homes.