528 | Organizing Differently – with Cas Aarssen from Clutterbug

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On today’s episode, Clutterbug’s creator Cas Aarssen joins Eric on the podcast! Cas’s Clutterbug is a home-organizing business which provides education, inspiration, and support to over half a million families worldwide through her YouTube channel, podcast, and various other social media platforms!

Cas is also the author of four best-selling books about organization (listed below)! As a self-professed recovering “super-slob”, she discovered that through her own journey with clutter, that organization is not one-size-fits-all! She’s identified four unique organizing styles and developed the Clutterbug method to help individuals discover their type and implement customized solutions that will finally get them organized long-term!

Learn More about Clutterbug:

Check out the website at Clutterbug.com where you can take the free quiz to identify your organizing style! (click here!) Facebook Page (click here!) Instagram @clutterbug (click here!) YouTube Channel – search for Clutterbug (or click here!) Clutterbug’s Tough Love (YouTube) (Official Site) Find all of Cas’s books here (click here!) In this episode, you’ll hear tips, stories, and discussions about:

What it was like being a hyperactive girl with ADHD From being 15 years old and homeless to becoming an adult and experiencing serious consequences How Cas became interested in home organization and being an ADHD mom – “My house was a wreck!” Big categories vs. small categories and having your house reflect the way YOU organize How an ADHD diagnosis helped change and shift a sense of self “Maybe I’m doing all this cool stuff because I have ADHD!” Having higher education does not necessarily mean you can’t be great or do great things, such as having a TV show or having 4 bestselling books Cas’s four different types of organizing, how you store your things, and how you sort your things Just because you’re a visual person doesn’t necessarily mean you’re a “cluttery” person Turning subconscious tendencies into actionable and functional organization Visual homes vs. piles and taking advantage of how you naturally sort things How perfection can turn into procrastination and paralysis Being detailed and detail-oriented vs. being a perfectionist Learned behaviors, environmental behaviors, and other things that make our organizing styles unique Containers, bowls, boundaries, and self-awareness “We are gathering more than our brains can manage.” / “Everything you own is something you have to remember…” The actual differences between tidying, cleaning, decluttering, and organizing How to start decluttering, the anxiety around getting rid of things, and scarcity mindsets Having a tidy home that fits your organization style is a form of self-love and self-respect Clutter-blindness / Safety, security, and mindset around money vs. accumulating things Selling on eBay or Facebook Marketplace isn’t always the answer Standing up to your clutter / You are not your stuff! 🌟 Interested in group coaching and want to take your ADHD management to the next level? Go to coachingrewired.com to get all the up-to-date information on how to join our award-winning online coaching and accountability groups!

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