12/13/2012 12:21 pm ET Updated Mar 09, 2015

How To De-Clutter This Holiday Season

By Kate Rockwood

If the very mention of the holidays has you overwhelmed -- decking the halls, shopping for 82 family members, stocking up on boxes and bows -- O Magazine's organizing whiz, Peter Walsh, is here to help you breathe a little easier. "Set aside the question 'What do I need for this holiday?' and instead ask yourself, 'What do I want from it?'" suggests Walsh. "The answer is usually family, warmth, relaxation, reconnection -- not things."

Click through the slideshow to see some easy ways to de-clutter this season -- and make room for what really matters to you.

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