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The joy of an unburdened life.

The key? Intentional living free from the shoulds, musts and oughts that weigh you down.

I'm here to help you make your life – your home, your heart, your time, your relationships, your spirit – E A S Y. As in, calm. Unhurried. Fun. Happy. On your own terms. Hint: it starts with kicking obligation to the curb.


Designing a happy life...

I'm Julia.

I'm a writer, a speaker, a coach and a maker of art. I like to get rid of things that weigh me down, be they physical, emotional or spiritual. I'm here to help you do the same.

You are not your mess. That goes for the state of your house and the state of your heart. Life can be less stressful, more joyful.

Want to know how? Get the email you'll actually look forward to opening.


Paper clutter got you down?

It's the worst of the worst when it comes to clutter, and nearly everyone suffers from it. Fortunately, I've got a solution.

My short course, Banish Paper Clutter Forever, is the answer you've been looking for.



AKA the blog.

The only one who matters

You can't take it with you

HGTV is sending me mixed messages


Get rid of your extra crap, five things at a time.

This may seem like crossing the ocean on the Queen Mary when you could just take a jet, but hear me out.

If you'd commit to spending just a few minutes a day decluttering, you'd be amazed at the difference you'd see in a few weeks.

Working slowly has a bunch of benefits: it's easy to maintain momentum, you don't burn out, and you develop a simple lifelong habit.

I'm here to help!