What Kind of Keeper Are You?

What Kind of Keeper Are You?

When deciding how to organize, declutter and otherwise simplify your space and life, it can be helpful to know what type of “keeper” you are. I’ve found that there tend to be 5 types:

  • Past Life

  • Next Life

  • Just In Case

  • Good Money

  • Gifted

Why is it helpful to know? Because then you can recognize that the desire to keep something is just the way you’re wired. “Oh, that’s me, preparing for all those times people will ask me for something and I’ve held on to it “just in case”. But you know what, they can just as easily go get that item on Amazon and my house doesn’t have to be their storage unit.”

Read on to figure out what category you fall into and what to do about it…

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Selfcare (Still) Isn't Selfish

Selfcare (Still) Isn't Selfish

I was having one of those “put your own damn life mask on first” conversations with a friend of mine. Her extended family had been going through some tough times with addiction and illness and she was feeling guilty about feeling any joy and happiness during this time. 
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But riddle me this. How can she show up and be supportive for them if she feels like shit?
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Why is it that we are so stubborn about this though? We are all the center of our own universe, AND we are all the supporting characters in many other universes…

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