Below are my monthly jottings about various aspects of decluttering. You can also click on a keyword to view all relevant 'jottings'.
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Is your storage planned?
Or is it more haphazard?
Does it enable you to easily store and then find your possessions?
Sorting doesn't exactly sound like masses of fun, does it? I want you to know it is worth thinking about though. Really, sorting is at the heart of successful decluttering, not to mention successful storage.
I am not a fan of tidying. In fact I think mostly it's a complete waste of time! Does this surprise you? Surely decluttering is all about tidying, isn't it? Well, no actually - it isn't! Let me explain.
If the thought of decluttering your kitchen cupboards brings you out in a cold sweat, fear not! You really don't have to tackle it all in one go and end up overwhelmed. Let me explain.
Plastic storage boxes often get used to house clutter! In that sense they are not such a good idea. Storage boxes can never be a substitute for decluttering. However, if you buy the right kind of box and use it in the right way they can help you be more organised.
Find out how you can use plastic storage boxes wisely!
Life tends to give us subtle messages regarding changes we need to make. When your clothes feel tight you know it's time to go on some kind of diet, for instance. The same holds true for decluttering. Life will give you a nudge when you have too much stuff.
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