I write a lot about decluttering your home. I firmly believe that physical clutter can weigh us down mentally and spiritually. But lately I have been focusing on mental clutter. What the heck is mental clutter? Mental clutter is anything that takes up space in your mental and spiritual space that is not pushing you towards a better life. Worries, negativity - all those thoughts that swirl around. I am an introvert so I spend a lot of time in my own head, and all that mental clutter was really ... Read More about 5 Tips To Mentally Declutter
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Fall may not be a season synonymous with decluttering, but what better time to take stock of your possessions and let go of the things you don't want or need any more. The cooler temperatures have energized me to start mercilessly decluttering, and hopefully I can get done in time to still have a garage sale this season! I talk a lot about decluttering on this blog because I truly believe that the more stuff you own, the more stuff owns you. But I find that a lot of people are frozen on where ... Read More about Fall Decluttering Checklist
I'm a pretty ruthless declutter-er - until it comes to my craft supplies. EVERY marker, pen, paintbrush, and pad of scrapbook paper sparks joy for me. And while some people watercolor, while others like to sew, I like to do it ALL. Or, at least keep the supplies on hand in case I decide to try it. As much as I love art and craft supplies, I don't love clutter. Recently I haven't been nearly as productive, and started to dread going in my home office. It took me a while to figure out why I was ... Read More about How To Declutter Craft Supplies
Ok, so we are knee-deep in this decluttering thing. But how do you know what is worth saving and what you should get rid of? Today we are going to talk through a couple of points that might make your decisions a little easier. First of all, you need to know your why behind decluttering. Why do you want to declutter? Are you moving? Do you want to live a more minimal lifestyle? Just tired of cleaning all the time? Without a why, you have no real reason to get rid of things. Once you figure ... Read More about Decluttering: What Should I Get Rid Of?
It’s one thing to declutter your home yourself, but if you have a family getting them on board with tossing the excess may be a different story. Hell hath no fury like a child who has to get rid of toys, and even though that doll is missing an eyeball and has been lost under the bed for months, try to put it in the Goodwill box and suddenly it’s their favorite toy. I am not a pack rat. In fact, I toss clutter ruthlessly. My husband, on the other hand, had every single school paper his ... Read More about Family Decluttering When They Aren’t On Board