If you are one of the many people who want to learn how to embrace minimalism, then this article is for you. In this piece I’ll discuss a few steps to de-clutter your home and simplify your life.
As many of you know, decluttering can be a very difficult thing to do. It can be very overwhelming and it can be hard to know exactly what steps to take to declutter and not to declutter. This article will give you a few tips to help get started on the path to mastering decluttering and simplifying your life.
I am by no means encouraging you to go crazy decluttering your house, but I am saying that there is a way to declutter and not feel like you are living in a cave!
Minimalism is about being aware of the small and not about doing too much and not about doing too little. By mastering some of these simple techniques you will be amazed at how quickly and efficiently you can be able to de-clutter your home and make it look like it’s full of clutter when in reality it’s just a bunch of clutter that you never knew existed!
The first thing you should understand is that decluttering is simply getting rid of the clutter that is taking up space in your home. Many people think that when they want to declutter they have to go crazy and not be organized at all. The truth is, everything needs to be organized! So, one of the first steps to embrace minimalism is to get rid of the clutter in your home and to throw things away or give them away!
Second, you need to be very organized! Get yourself a book on organizing and get your things together! Be sure to include photos of your current home so you can see what you’re dealing with and what you need to do to declutter. This will be a very empowering experience for you and will help you get motivated to de-clutter and organize your home.
Third, try to stay organized by keeping a “to do” list and prioritizing tasks. You can use an index card or other type of scrapbook to make sure you stay on task. It will also be very helpful when you need to de-clutter! Remember to do the task at hand first, then everything else. Once you’ve accomplished one task, then move on to the next priority.
De-cluttering is not easy. You need to be organized, disciplined, patient, and prepared to dedicate some of your time to do it. Whatever you decide to do, the most important thing that you should do is to de-clutter your home. You won’t regret it once everything is gone.
So, now you have three suggestions on how to de-clutter! Do whatever you need to do to de-clutter! Don’t worry if it’s a little overwhelming or confusing for you right now. The important thing is just to take action and move forward in your de-cluttering adventure!