About Me

Welcome to Harmony Organizing Heart and Home!

Welcome to Harmony Organizing Heart and Home! My name is Debbie Durrance and I am so excited you are here!

I am a wife, mother and blogger living in sunny Florida with a passion for helping others realize the life-changing effects of letting go of physical, mental, and emotional clutter.  

Background

After living in Colorado for many years I packed up and moved to a beautiful, hot, humid place called southern Florida to live near the beach! It was a whole new culture for me where people spend the summers indoors and the winters outdoors, its not uncommon to see an alligator and bugs are in no short supply! 

I have enjoyed working in three fields in my career: Interior Design, Office Management and Human Resources. In 2009 I went back to school to earn a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership. My interest in blogging about clutter, organization, home and life started a few years ago as the result of a personal experience.

Why I HAD to get organized

My breakthrough story in organizing began when I realized I wasn’t living the life I wanted to live. I was unhappy, often late, irritable, scattered and tired. I felt like I was slumping into depression as a result of feeling out of control.

My house was cluttered, messy and stressful and I was to blame.

I held onto everything and felt like I could always find a use for things even if it didn’t have a use right then. And if it was sentimental – oh, forget about it! How could I possibly let that go?! Clutter had taken over our house and had even overflowed into a storage unit. All of it was making me miserable and I had to do something about it.

So I did what most of us would do – I jumped in feet first and started organizing. How hard could it be? When I was done I had removed a few things here and there for donation or trash but it was clear that just organizing wasn’t working.

The more I dug in to everything that had been stashed away, the deeper in clutter I became. It was completely overwhelming and I was literally drowning in clutter. I needed to find some answers.

For the next 2 1/2 years I read over fifty books and listened to several lectures to help me learn the dynamics of clutter and the intense emotional response it creates in us. I also studied organization, efficient use of space, hoarding, minimalism and time management. 

I am happy to say that I did dig out of my clutter and learned to let many things go that were not as important to me as I thought they were. You can read about it here. Now I help others create positive changes in their lives and the environment they have been wanting. I look forward to helping you with your journey! 

Website Focus

This website is for women who want:

  • Positive changes
  • Less clutter in home and life
  • An organized and functional home
  • More control of time and life
  • Better marriage and home life

You can create a place to relax, think, dream and recharge! There is no better time than now to find your Harmony!

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