We tend to resist what is best for our highest good. But there is good news: The arrival of spring is a time of year when nature provides you with some extra momentum to make lasting changes.
Get used to it, Junior, there's more rejection where that came from! I'm throwing it away. I need to make room for your high school diploma.
Even a single paperclip or hairball has the potential to change our lives. Would you like to lighten your load right now? Consider this simple clearing practice.
Every item in your life should have its own home so that you know exactly where it is when you need it. When you're done using an item, put it back in it's home to avoid the headache of having to search for it later. Remember, there's no such thing as organized chaos, only chaos.
With fewer things in your home, you have fewer surfaces to catch dust and more space to actually maneuver the vacuum cleaner. Of course, if you're a pack rat, this is no easy task for you.
Follow these four simple steps to reuse Christmas past, clear holiday clutter and make sure your décor is in one piece next year, all at the same time!
I am no hoarder. Not yet. But cloth shopping bags are luring me down that dark path. As a child, I helped my mother ferry groceries home in brown ...
I don't know about you, but whenever I think of de-cluttering my home, it seems really overwhelming. However, these tips have helped me to break it down and do it stress-free.
You may be wondering, "I don't have hoarding disorder, but I do have trouble getting rid of things and some clutter. How can I break this habit?" Simply put, the best way to break a bad habit is to build a new habit.
Organization expert and best-selling author Julie Morgenstern told me when I interviewed her recently that turning 50 is often so traumatic it can make many people stay stuck where they are, unable to move on.
I recognize that my inability to get rid of items from the past reflects my ambivalence about my life and the future... There's a sadness to the recognition that a long and wonderful phase of my life is over and a question mark as to what comes next.
Each of us has clutter in our lives that holds us back from becoming who we want to be and achieving what we desire. What is holding you back? What can you start doing today to begin living simply, mindfully, and passionately?
No, you really don't need that pink easy-bake oven.
Photos become clutter when they sit unlooked at in piles, bags, boxes or on the hard-drive on your computer.
Ask yourself if you're still enjoying reading the book. Maybe you're still loving it. Great, it stays. Put it in the "books you're currently reading" stack.
Our well-being is dependent on how well we rest each night.