Declutter Your Home

As the sun shines a little longer and the chill of winter begins to fade, many find that spring is the perfect time to re-organize their lives. Whether re-arranging your closet, tossing out unwanted household items or filing away important financial documents, now is the time to reset and declutter your life!
Last year I was highly motivated and ready to seriously declutter our home. These are lessons and tips that I personally want to remember as I enter 2016. Most importantly, these are things that I hope encourage you as you start, continue, or maintain your decluttering efforts. Here are 10 lessons learned from a year of decluttering.
Why put off important things until tomorrow? Act now and improve your life. You deserve it.
The definition of organize is, "to cause to develop an organic structure." Organic is defined as, "having systematic coordination of parts." Coordination is the key word. This means things working together. There is a healthy flow. There's no presence of disruption. There's no clutter.
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Your kitchen has some New Year's resolutions, too.
Most people downsize when their kids are out of the house -- looking for warmer weather or hoping for less upkeep than a big home requires. But if you're not sure you're ready for the simpler life, we're talking through the surefire signs it's time.
Americans are stressed out, and their cluttered homes aren't helping matters: A recent Huffington Post survey found that
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Have you seen the late George Carlin's riff on "stuff"? If you haven't, it is brilliant and hilarious, and it exemplifies so much of what I believe about the over-filled, over-scheduled, over-thought, and over-wrought experiences that we now call life in 21st-century America.