Half the battle with decluttering is deciding what stays and what goes, these steps below can help you declutter and live a clutter free life.
RULE 1. You decide what stays and what goes, if you love you can keep it. (After all you have to live in the space).
RULE2. Doubles aren’t necessary. So through away what you don’t need. (No you don’t need 2 irons just in case.
RULE 3. If you haven’t used it in a year it can go. (Seasonal items an exception).
RULE 4. If it’s costing you to keep it then it’s time to let it go.
RULE 5. Make sure YOU decide what’s important but keep in mind your loved one’s opinion also.
RULE 6. Don’t keep what it’s important to others, if they want it they can store it!
RULE 7. Take advantage of your junk and sell what you can. (One person’s trash is another person’s treasure).
RULE 8. Be sure you have permission before decluttering. (Except children of course because we know that want to keep everything).
RULE 9. Keep in mind, old toys and mementos are more valued when there is fewer of them.
RULE 10. Stop holding back and live your life clutter free now.