Let’s face it, no matter if you own a home or rent an apartment, you likely have excess “stuff” and clutter lying around that’s taking up valuable space.
No matter if it’s a little or a lot of lying, we can all benefit from the simple act of decluttering their living space.
Experts like Marie Kondo, as well as a great number of psychologists, say that when people surround themselves with excess junk it can contribute to a feeling that life is unmanageable, chaotic and confusing.
A simple rule to keep in mind is that “mess causes stress”. As such, if you’re neglecting your living space, it’s a good bet that you may also be neglecting yourself.
Having a clean, decluttered home can help you focus on what matters, give you a sense of pride regarding the state of your home and living area, and can help you stay organized and in control.
In this “How to Quickly Declutter Your Home” guide, we’ll help you understand how to best organize your home in a way that will always make decluttering an easy, and daresay fun thing to do.
We’ll also impart on you some organization ideas and time-saving tips that will make clutter a thing of the past.
Let’s dig right in…
Why Decluttering your Home is so Important
For most of us, clutter is a big issue that we all face at some point in our lives. Over time things get messy, out of place, unorganized and strewn about.
Not to mention we tend to buy and get more stuff with each passing year, exacerbating the problem.
Clutter sucks away our energy, and wastes our time when searching for something that we can’t find due to the amount of junk that surrounds us.
In extreme cases, some people may even suffer from depression or anxiety from increased clutter and messes.
When clutter gets way out of control it can even cause health concerns and fire hazards. That’s the bad news.
The good news is that no matter how bad your home is right now, we can help you get back on track.
What is Clutter?
To properly take care of your clutter, it’s important to first understand exactly what clutter is (and is not).
A great definition of clutter is anything that is taking up space in your home that is not adding anything of value to your life or that is otherwise out of place and not where it belongs.
Decluttering a home is the art of making space in your rooms for the possessions that matter most to you.
What clutter is not, is actual garbage. Those items that are broken, spoiled, inoperable or actual trash should simply be thrown away. Once that is done you can then begin to assess your actual clutter…
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