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Tuesday, September 15, 2009


I was speaking on the phone today with my senior best friend, who is 96 years old. I was telling her of a "rough" patch I'd had that week and how it could have put a damper on and changed the path of my dreams. She told me that she only had one major dream in life-lilacs. "Lilacs", I asked, "what about them?" She said she'd always wanted a home with lilacs in the yard and around the fence; she never got them. I asked if that made her sad and she replied, "Just a little, but you have more time". I was floored. Here was a woman whose one dream was never realized and who could have become disillusioned and discouraged, but chose to go on. More than that, she was still a beacon of hope and encouraging me to pursue my dreams!! If you're not blessed to have a senior best friend like mine, encourage yourself or find someone who will encourage you to dream!! Never stop pursuing your Lilacs!!

Dr. D. Clutter™

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I am Dr. Darnita L. Payden, Executive Director/Owner of Dr. DClutter™ Life Management, a division of PreciousOnes™ LLC. I have a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and over 20 years of experience working to help clients discover their strengths and talents. Having worked as a therapist, college professor, grief specialist and trainer, I have encountered in my journey many of the issues my clients may face. I have a sincere desire to help you find clarity, organization and independence in your life and environments. I know that life can be hectic, but I desire to help my clients bring as much order, peace and enjoyment back into their lives as is possible. What separates me from the norm? I focus on the client from a holistic perspective. I realize that most people desire a functional and an organized life, but may simply need support, understanding and information about why they have the habits or tendencies that have led to disorganization. I do not perform “quick fixes” or provide “one-size-fits-all” guidance, but I strive to provide strategies to my clients that will be life changing and useful for a lifetime. Dr. DClutter™ is a name well earned!!

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