About Cecilia

I am a Life & Clutter Coach and IST Practitioner. I LOVE helping writers, creatives and entrepreneurs just like YOU, make their homes and lives into supportive containers for their creative AND personal lives.  

Cecilia's sharp, crystalline insight has kept me on track in my creative life, my business life, and my emotional life for the past six years: she's a triple threat!

 - Sarah Selecky, author of Giller Prize nominated This Cake is for the Party

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Stop Settling, Be More Like Bella! - A video

Do you ever find yourself settling?

There's that purse you've had your eye on for ages.  You know, the Roots one. 

(If you're not into purses, just substitute backpack, suitcase, wallet, shoes etc... ;)

It's super cute, red, just the right size, a little tassel hanging off the zipper.  It feels so good under your hands. 

But instead of buying that purse, you buy another one.  It's sort of like it... 

It's burgundy, not quite the right size, with a chain hanging off the zipper, you don't love the material. 

It's OK...

Do you feel satisfied?  Are you happy to carry that purse around?  Does it feel right?  Do you love it?

Probably not. 


Because you settled.

And what happens when you settle? 

You usually buy another purse, and another one, hoping to get close to that Roots one.  Spending more money, creating more clutter.

I have another video for you this week where I talk about just this!



Now it's your turn!

When do you find yourself saying "I don't know what I want"? 

Is it possible that you actually do know what you want?

What would happen if you just let yourself want it?

I want to hear about it in the comments below.  It doesn't have to be monumental.  It could be that you buy the regular apples instead of the organic ones. 

Where do you settle?  What would happen if you didn't?

If you like what I have to say, please share it with a friend, especially the one who never orders what she really wants when you go out for dinner.  You know the one... ;)

Take care,


p.s. If you're reading this and you're not on my list, you should really get yourself on it!  I send out a fun and useful email just about every week on clearing clutter and living life.  Just pop on over here to get on!  All the cool kids are doing it!

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Reader Comments (6)

for years I have wanted a Roots purse, how did you know?? :) Thanks for the invitation, I have a bunch of purses I don't like to carry, all a reminder I don'[t have one I love that makes me feel pretty and feminine...I will invite that purse into my life!
Thanks as always!!

November 21, 2012 | Unregistered Commenteralex

I peek inside your head Alex, that's how I know. ;) Thanks for watching and commenting!

November 21, 2012 | Registered CommenterCecilia Moorcroft

I know that I want Bluntstone winter boots, and I keep looking around to see if I would be satisfied with cheaper ones. Eek, so I should really just go get the thing I want? How liberating! Then I don't have to spend time looking around for something to settle on. Thanks Cecelia.

November 21, 2012 | Unregistered Commentermartha

I LOVE THIS. This is so huge! And relates to everything in life!
Love your e-newsletters and new videos!

Thanks Cecilia! Just love ya!

P.S. I ❤ my vitamix too

November 21, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSabrina Armani

Exactly Martha! Especially when it comes to something that's high quality like Bundstones. My friend Susan bought a pair probably 15 years ago and still wears them.

Yay! New boots!

November 21, 2012 | Registered CommenterCecilia Moorcroft

Thanks Sabrina! I'm so happy to hear that you're enjoying my posts. I'm curious to hear how this relates to your life. You can always let me know in a PM.

Sending you love,

November 21, 2012 | Registered CommenterCecilia Moorcroft

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