How To Declutter Your Home
Self Improvement International|January 2021
Most people think that stress is usually caused by workplace headaches, traffic, or toxic people. But did you know that one of the major causes of stress and wasting time is actually the mess that you have at home?
An unkempt home with smelly odor, improper lighting, and useless stuff lying all around can also ruin your peace of mind and be exhausting for all the people who live in it. But many people postpone the task of decluttering the house due to various reasons. However, a well-maintained house can rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul. It can also improve your health. So, how and where do you start?

Start with the closets - The task of decluttering your closets and reducing your wardrobe can be overwhelming. But who said everything has to be done in one day? Start with one closet and a couple of drawers. Evaluate everything dumped in it and throw out all the unwanted stuff. Even if you spend just half an hour every day to clean your closets within a week it will become more organized and pleasing. It can also improve your overall sense of well-being.

Toss the trash - Most people toss out the usual trash that is generated in the kitchen. But did you know that this is not the only trash in your home? Just have a close look at every bathroom, living room, cupboards, etc. You will find plenty of useless stuff room like old medicines, toothbrushes, broken items, electrical items, papers, cosmetics, bottles, etc. If you have not used them for ages and have no plans of using them just throw them out. If there is anything you can donate or recycle, keep that in a separate pile.

Donate what you don’t wear - Go through all your clothes, shoes, socks, and accessories. If anything doesn’t fit or hasn’t been worn in many months (except seasonal items like winter clothes) it’s time to donate or toss it out.

Separate by seasons – When you organize your wardrobe it is also a good idea to separate your clothes by seasons. This way you can go one step higher in organizing your clothes.

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