Did you join me in the declutter challenge this year?
I started on March 2, so I am 10 days into the challenge, and I am pleased to report that I am so far meeting and exceeding my goal of one item per day. In fact, I have upped my goal to one item to trash/recycle and one to donate daily.
In addition to that, I have cleared out two boxes/piles in the basement where multiple items were trashed or donated.
I find that once I create an intention and start to act on it, decluttering and purging gets easier. And that is really what this exercise is all about…not just organizing what you have but purging items from our home/life so there is less stuff. Yet deciding to toss or donate can be challenging if you haven’t flexed that ‘muscle’ in a while.
Ask yourself these questions to help you purge: [Read more…]