Stuff Happens!

Stuff Happens!

Manage your clutter, clear your head & discover what's really important


Life is messy, and sometimes so is your space.

As a reformed hoarder turned professional declutterer, Emma Gleeson knows how easy it is to be overwhelmed by stuff. Stuff Happens! is her life-changing guide to getting a handle on your stuff and reclaiming your peace of mind. It contains a brimful of practical advice on . . .

· what to keep and what to chuck (responsibly)
· how to shop (especially if you struggle with a fast fashion habit)
· how to organize (however tiny your space)

By putting you, rather than some dream of minimalism, at the heart of the process Emma explains that it's natural to have stuff and easier than you think to stop it getting out of control. Filled with aha moments from Emma's and her clients' lives, Stuff Happens! will transform your space, headspace and your relationship with stuff FOREVER!

'What I LOVE about it is that it not only addresses the emotional and overwhelming part about decluttering, but also talks about doing it RESPONSIBLY' Aisling Bea

'Genius! Stunning and thought-provoking' Laura de Barra, author of Gaff Goddess

'So well thought out, practical and personal' Emer McLysaght

'Simply brilliant. I find myself returning to it again and again' Hilary Fannin

Fab! As a total hoarder and un-organiser, Stuff Happens! is what the doctor ordered' James Kavanagh

'Not just practical, I loved how brilliantly Emma explained the psychology behind so many common problems we all have in dealing with our stuff' Daniella Moyles, author of Jump


  • Genius ... Emma takes us on a glorious journey through our relationship with our stuff and why we have what we have, to learning how to identify what we actually need. It's stunning and really thought-provoking
    Laura de Barra, author of Gaff Goddess

About the author

Emma Gleeson

At the age of 23 Emma Gleeson moved from her hometown, Dublin, to study at the London College of Fashion. After ten years of analysing our relationship with our stuff, with stints as a costume designer, sustainable fashion lecturer and poet along the way, she is now a professional declutterer with her business Give Up Yer Auld Tings, helping her clients to reassess and manage their belongings.
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