This week we have our first international guest, Laurie Palau! She is our great friend and fellow Professional Organizer from the USA (yes we are using Z where we normally use S’s today in homage to our guest today ;-)) Laurie is the author of the book HOT MESS: A Practical Guide to Getting Organized, host of the weekly podcast, This ORGANIZED Life, and the founder of simply B organized where she speaks, teaches and works one-on-one with clients to help them reduce clutter and increase productivity. We chat about the three categories she sees as causing clutter in our lives, her partner program and what she struggles within her home. We love that Laurie has the same philosophy as us that we want people to live in organised homes so that they can have the freedom to do the things they love to do and that brings them life. We absolutely adored having Laurie with us and as always we hope you have a giggle with us and enjoy the conversation!

The many things that were mentioned in this episode:

Here is Laurie’s quiz to figure out what area of clutter is your biggest nemesis: https://simplyborganized.lpages.co/clutter-quiz/

Here is where you will find our Partner’s around the world: https://www.simplyborganized.com/find-a-partner/

Laurie’s episode where she interviewed us : https://www.simplyborganized.com/2019/01/03/ep-108-2019-goal-setting-with-special-guests-kirsty-farrugia-amy-revell/

Laurie’s article about being the CEO of your home: https://www.simplyborganized.com/2016/12/17/home-organizing-expert/

Laurie’s podcast about being the CEO of your home: https://www.simplyborganized.com/2017/02/01/podcast-ep007-are-you-the-ceo-of-your-home/

Episode 19 | Digital Life : https://artofdecluttering.com.au/019-digital-life/

Episode 87 | Social Media: https://artofdecluttering.com.au/087-social-media/

Episode 85 | Mental Load: https://artofdecluttering.com.au/085-mental-load/

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