If a tidy desk means a tidy mind, then I dread to think what my home office says about my mental state. Colourful, perhaps, certainly far from empty. Rich in detail… But definitely with a touch of chaos thrown in.
Even though I moved here a little over a year ago, STUFF has started to accumulate, and corrupt my best laid plans for elegant minimalism. Where does it come from? Moving house was a great way to purge vast quantities of it, but we still have such a lot, and it continually comes into the home, which means it comes into the workplace. I can’t win.
But I can talk to an expert – Nadine Kazerounian is a professional declutterer, and also an experienced home-based worker. Who better than to help me sort some of my stuff out, in every sense?
In this conversation Nadine generously shares some of her trade secrets and top tips, for successfully decluttering your home office as well as the shared spaces around it, and how this can enhance your work and creativity accordingly: