To reduce some of the emotion burden, establish algorithms, arbitrary sets of rules to guide the decision-making process as you work to reduce your collections of stuff.
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Too much of our stuff provokes conflicting emotions as we try to declutter. But what if you could set aside emotional responses in favor of practical techniques to move forward?
To find peace of mind in your cluttered home, identify the thing that’s causing you the most distress and focus your attention and energy on clearing that trouble spot.
What’s creating negative emotions, standing in the way of positive experiences, or blocking your enjoyment of time at home?
Is there an organizing topic you’ve been waiting for us to cover? We’re planning for 2018, and we invite you to suggest topics you’d like us to address in future meetups or videos.
Make a wish list to share with friends and family who like to give gifts. You’ll save them trouble and only add things to your home that you really want.
Let the things you treasure about the holidays guide your celebrations, and this year you’ll collect joyful memories instead of just more stuff.
Before a natural disaster strikes, collect your vital documents in a water-tight container and have it ready to go so you’re prepared to evacuate, file insurance claims, or request recovery assistance if you need it.
After a natural disaster, make your first priority the health and safety of your family and yourself. Take care of yourselves, because everything else is just stuff.
Hurricane Harvey has taught us a lot of harsh lessons about what’s at stake when a natural disaster strikes. Our lives and priorities can get turned upside-down overnight.
Clutter disrupts our comfort, productivity, enjoyment, and pride in our homes. But sometimes clutter becomes a serious threat to our very health and wellbeing.
The Clutter Fairy reports in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on September 3, 2017. Many thanks to our fans for your concern and good wishes!