Decluttering is so popular right now and everyone seems to be throwing out their unwanted stuff, clearing their homes of the clutter and finding ways to organise what’s left. If you haven’t got started yet, aren’t quite sure what the fuss is all about or exactly why and how it’s going to help you anyway, then check out my 10 reasons to declutter your home. I’ll also give you some tips on how to start decluttering, common decluttering problems and how to get around them and why decluttering is the key to a simpler, easier and more intentional life for you and your family.
Just because you don’t have time, energy or knowledge to declutter your home, don’t think that decluttering isn’t for you! Here are my 30 favourite 10 minute decluttering projects for busy people that’ll kick-start your decluttering and tackle the main clutter-hotspots in your home. 10 minutes every now and then is better than nothing and you can make quite an impact with this list!
Minimalism can be off-putting or scary at the best of times even if you’re someone who’s open to trying new things, likes a challenge or you’re totally convinced that Minimalism is the way to go for a new and better life. But, if you’re a collector or hoarder and prone to keeping everything for that ‘just in case’ moment, Minimalist living (and its benefits) can seem out of your grasp. If you’d like to change your life, simplify what you can and live a fuller life (just with less stuff) then check out my decluttering tips for hoarders.
If you have a family, then you’re probably going to have lots of clutter come into your home on a daily basis! Keeping control of the clutter can be difficult even if you have strategies to help you manage and minimise it. To help you keep on top of the clutter and avoid it building up, check out my ideas for 4 clutter-busting daily routines to keep your home clutter free!
Decluttering your clothes will make it easier for you to choose what to wear in the morning. It will help you feel good about yourself as the clothes in your wardrobe are the ones that you love and feel good wearing. Your wardrobe won’t be cluttered with clothes you don’t wear, don’t like and don’t fit. To make it simple and quick for everyone, check out my post on how to declutter clothes in 10 easy steps.
Decluttering your home can be a huge task if you’ve never done it before, have a lot of stuff, don’t have much time or energy or aren’t in the right mindset to just dig in and get started. To help you declutter your home, one day and one step at a time, check out this post on 365 ways to declutter your home in 365 days.
So many people think about their material possessions and physical stuff when it comes to decluttering. But there’s a whole load of other things that we can declutter in our life that aren’t visible or tangible. If you’re looking to truly declutter your life and create more time, space and freedom by living simply, then check out this post on 10 things to declutter that aren’t actual things.
Do you ever have moments when you’ve got so many thoughts going around your head that you can’t think clearly? One of the most effective ways of getting clarity and focus is to get your thoughts out of your head and down onto paper where you can organise them and take action. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, check out this post on how to do a brain dump to declutter your mind.
If decluttering your home and sorting through your stuff sounds too overwhelming or time-consuming, try out my 30 day declutter challenge. Break it down into manageable chunks by decluttering just one room, area or type of item each day. You’ll soon start to notice a difference and if you make it to the end of the month, then your home will be clutter-free and much easier to keep clean and tidy. Check out this post on how to declutter your home in 30 days.
Some people find decluttering really easy and once they’ve finished one room or area of their home, can’t wait to move on to the next. Others find it so tough they never really get started in the first place. Whatever your starting point, decluttering always means you’re keeping some things and letting other stuff go. But, how do you decide which is which? To simplify the decluttering process, check out my post on how do I decide what to declutter?