We have some areas of our home and lives that we just leave cluttered because we feel it is not essential to take the time to take action. But when we do this in several areas of our lives, we put ourselves in a self-induced predicament. And as a result, we can become sick and feel disconnected and ashamed of the lives we are living. It's not necessary to allow this to continue and there is a way to stop it. To help you start clearing the clutter, you first must determine what the clutter is.
Feel free to click through and read the How to awaken to the clutter in your life series.
Awakening to the clutter series will give you steps to notice things again in your home. We are creatures of habit and can quickly forget about how clutter affects us so to bring this awareness back, start with part 1.
Awakening to Clutter in the home series
HOW TO AWAKEN TO THE CLUTTER IN YOUR HOME – PART 1
HOW TO AWAKEN TO THE CLUTTER IN YOUR HOME – PART 2
HOW TO AWAKEN TO THE CLUTTER IN YOUR HOME – PART 3
After you determine your clutter areas in your home, here are some quick items you can get rid of right now to get emotionally ready for more extensive project transformations.
10 Ways to Jump-start Your Decluttering
Cassette tapes you don't use.
Out of season clothes that are worn and need replacing.
Games you don't play.
Old reference paper in your filing cabinet.
Index cards that were used for a project.
Posters from a project.
Kitchen small appliances that are never used.
Binders and Hanging folders you have been holding but haven't used for the last three years.
Papers in your inbox.
By, taking these steps, you will be well on your way to make your home a more comfortable place to live. Taking small steps is acceptable. But, remember it's not the size of the steps. It's that you consistently do them until you have finished the task at hand. I hope this helps you jump start your decluttering.
Please share with others and discuss what clutter you have in your life.