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Minimalist living: 10 Productive Tips to Declutter Your Home

Let’s face it — every home has a little ‘junk’ hanging around or even a little more in other homes. If you are new to minimalist life or are already a minimalist and looking for ways to improve your minimalist lifestyle, the idea of decluttering your home may be overwhelming with a lifetime of stuff acquired in your loft or attic.

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While trying to live a minimalist life sounds fun and requires time and effort to see genuine results, you can totally nail this by sticking with foolproof decluttering tips and hacks.

Practical Tips to Declutter Your Home

Start small

To make it easy and fun, you can write down a list of all the sections in your home. With a clear idea of all you have to do, you can pick one room at a time to declutter then move on to the next. This will help you prioritize your time. You might just end up enjoying the whole decluttering process. Trust me!

Re-think before buying

In addition, being critical of your spending is the only way to reduce spending on unnecessary things. Before going off to purchase everything you need or want, check to see whether you really need it and want it, if you answer yes to both then you can go ahead with the purchase. If not, you should consider dropping it. You will be fine without it. Give it a try!

Donate Unimportant Stuff

As soon as you start seeing and feeling the effects of donating unimportant items, you’ll see it is not as difficult as you think. Choosing to donate your things is never a bad idea. You should totally try it out.

Detach Yourself

Undoubtedly, we all have objects that remind us of certain memories that we keep piling up in the closet. While these objects are kept there to remind us of these beautiful memories, it is essential to note that you can completely lose sight of special memories among the ever-growing sea of clutter. See, counterproductive!

Trust me, getting rid of sentimental clutter is the hardest task to take on. I have found myself in that position more times than I count. But I always feel better in the end.

You shouldn’t feel burdened to keep something you won’t use because it is a gift. By getting rid of things you don’t really want, you can truly enjoy the best memories from them. Every time you feel guilty, always remember that you are not giving away the person who gave you this gift or the person’s love for you. That works!

Note: Be sure to check out our blog for related articles on decluttering. You will be happy you did!

Repack your closet

How do you choose what to ditch?

  1. Does it still fit?
  2. Is it torn, stained or faded?
  3. When was the last time you wore it?

If you answered ‘No’ to any of these questions I’ll suggest you get rid of them and free up some space.

Prune regularly

Respectfully say ‘No’

Choose quality over quantity

Box up items

  • box 1: contains things to throw out
  • box 2: useful items to keep
  • box 3: stuff to donate
  • box 4: to store up things

After boxing up these items and you find out you don’t miss them, then you can easily discard them or donate them. Easy, right?

Challenge yourself

Conclusion

Research shows that living in a messy, cluttered environment is both unhealthy and poses a threat to your mental state. As well as being unproductive, your weight loss program can also be hindered if you live in a cluttered environment.

Although decluttering sounds like an onerous task to take on, it is a relief to know that, with little steps, you can turn this into a fun game. Every step you take to declutter your home, no matter how small, allows you to enjoy more space, time, and freedom. It only takes time and conscious efforts to get there. Start living a clutter-free life today.

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What do you think about decluttering? Are you currently struggling with decluttering? What tips have worked for you so far?

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