Erin Rooney Doland

Erin Doland is Editor-in-Chief of Unclutterer and lives in the Washington, D.C. area. In addition to her work at Unclutterer, Erin is a twice weekly columnist for Real Simple magazine’s website, has written for and ReadyMade, and is in negotiations to contribute a regular column to Fast Company. She borders on having a fanatical commitment to a more minimalist and simple lifestyle.

Books by this Author

Organization expert and founder of Erin Rooney Doland shows you how to declutter and simplify your surroundings, and create the stress-free life you deserve—in just one week.Simplicity is revolutionary! Doland's down-to-earth approach and useful, innovative suggestions for tackling the physical, mental, and systemic distractions in your home and office will help you: -Part with sentimental clutter -Organize your closet based on how you process information -Build an effective and...


My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Carpe Vitam -- Seize Life

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Ozymandias in The Watchmen

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Swinging in a hammock on the beach with my husband on the island of Kauai, Hawaii, or snuggling under a blanket next to a fire in a ski chateau in the Alps.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. My greatest irrational fear is having a fish touch me while swimming.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Loyalty, not taking self too seriously, and personal responsibility.

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