December is almost here, it’s time to start planning for the new year. Nobody wants to kick off a new year disorganized and surrounded by clutter so here are some tips to de-clutter for the new year 2020.
The tail end of December is often filled with holiday parties, family reunions and long nights out. It’s important to start your cleaning and sorting now. Walkthrough your home and have a glance at areas that seem cluttered, once you find one you should start to dig into it right away. The sooner you start the sooner you will be finished, as soon as your while throwing out things it’s incredibly hard to stop!
This is a simple and effective method to help you sort your clutter. You can use boxes or bags it doesn’t matter, you just need to label each bag/box. The four labels that are commonly used are Trash, Keep, Give Away and Relocate. This method may take longer than just keeping and throwing away items but in the long run, it can help the less fortunate and keep you organized!
When scouring your home for places to start to declutter, you should write a list of areas that are the most difficult to the least difficult and start with the least difficult so that you avoid getting in over your head.
In the decluttering process, it’s important to first organize and then buy. You don’t want to go to the packing depot and purchase more than you need. Once you’ve organized everything you should then assess how many boxes and bags you need to completely pack your clutter.
De-cluttering can be a daunting task to some, so it can be nice to make it as bearable as possible. Throw on some music or a movie and have it in the background while you organize, it’s amazing how fast the time can go by when you’re enjoying yourself!
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