Decluttering can be challenging for many reasons. Maybe you have an emotional attachment to certain items or worry about “what if” scenarios that may never happen.
This tip involves flipping time on its head. Instead of thinking about what to get rid of, start by thinking about the end result: how you want to live.
By getting rid of these items, you’ll free up space and immediately feel more organized.
Imagine you’re going through a big life change—what deserves to come with you, and what should you leave behind?
By focusing on keeping just one surface clear in each room, you can create the illusion of a clutter-free home without feeling overwhelmed.
Pick one unused item and write a list of 5 things you would do if you needed that item but didn’t have it.