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Weekly Decluttering Ideas: January 4
Welcome back to another set of 5 things to declutter this week! Today, I’m sharing another list of five overlooked items you might have in your home that could be decluttered.
Before we get into the list, if you are new to decluttering, you might benefit from my 10-Step Plan to Start Your Decluttering Journey. This is a free guide that helps you start decluttering the right way, and you get your copy by clicking here.
Duplicate tools: Tools have different uses and come in different sizes, but is there really a point to have 2 or even 3 of the same exact tool?
Your “To-Do” list: Do you have an overly long to-do list...
5 Things to Declutter This Week: December 28
“Not worth the cleanup” appliances: Many people have appliances that are a pain to clean once we’re done using them. If you have any appliances that you avoid, specifically because of how hard it is for you to clean, is it really worth keeping?
Extra candles: How many candles do we need? If...
5 Decluttering Ideas of the Week: December 21
Old outdoor furniture: How often do you use the furniture you put outside? If it’s been a few seasons and still in the garage or shed, maybe it’s time to decide if it’s really worth keeping.
Books you haven’t read and probably won’t: Many of us...
This Month's Decluttering Ideas: December 14
Stock-piled bathroom items you no longer use: If you have a larger amount of products stashed such as soap or shampoo and conditioner that you stopped using, consider...
5 Decluttering Ideas of the Week: December 7
Unused gift cards: Who doesn’t love free money? Make a plan to use up any gift cards you still have laying around, whether for yourself or even use them to give gifts to others in your life.
Unused exercise equipment: It’s always great to stay healthy and get some exercise, but sometimes the equipment you meant to use when you bought it goes untouched. If you don’t...
5 Decluttering Ideas of the Week: November 30
Dishes “too nice” to use: Why keep dishes you will never use? If you can’t find a good reason to use them, think about giving them to someone who will or consider donating them.
Extra throw pillows: It’s nice to have comfy pillows on the couch, but how many are really...
5 Decluttering Ideas of the Week: November 23
Minimalist Living 101: Think Like a Minimalist
A minimalist lifestyle does not just apply to the amount of stuff you have. Instead, it is very much tied into how we think. Thinking minimalist or intentional thoughts can make it much easier to make simpler and more intentional choices, no matter what we are talking about.
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While there are many ways that people can develop a minimalist mindset, I will address three key concepts in today's post!
3 Ways to Think Like a Minimalist
1. Overcome Functional Fixedness: The term functional fixedness refers to only seeing one use or one purpose for each item that we own, rather...