Ways of Decluttering Your Home
It is very normal to forget where you have put an item because it is human to forget. But the time spent trying to find where the item is matters a lot. The studies that have been done reveals that in a person’s lifetime they spend almost 155 days trying to find a misplaced item. People who have fewer items in the house are less stressed because they do not use a lot of time trying to find a misplaced item hence living simplified and uncluttered life. Some take decluttering process as hectic while others tend to enjoy the whole process to the end. This article be of importance if decluttering your house is that hectic and distressing moment. This article is a guide on how decluttering your home.
It is advised that you count and putting a record how many items you have in your house is the first step of decluttering. One benefit of taking inventory of all the items that are in your house is because they to help you when you want to put them according to their use by separating them and placing them at the same place. Also, when you take inventory you’re able to separate the different items, that is, you will be able to dispose of what you do not use while you be able to keep and number of items that are important to keep.
After you are done accounting for the items that are in your house, you should choose a central place where you can place them all together to avoid cluttering. For instance, you can use a box to put the item such as receipts, magazines, books, homework, and other items while for items like sunglasses you can find an ideal place where they cannot break easily. This will help you to create habits of placing these items at the right place anytime you come with them because you will remember.
Sorting the items out after you have done the inventory, and you have found our dominant place to put them is the next step to decluttering, by sparing some time to do it. The sorting process is to help you separate the important items from those that you do not want all those that you want to donate because they cannot longer serve you but can serve someone else. For the sorting process to be interesting and exciting, you can use the 12- 12- 12 challenge of donating 12 items, throwing away 12 items and keeping 12 items and surfing 36 items within a single day.Therefore, if you spare at least five minutes a day to sort out the items will ensure that you cannot keep a big load that will stress you will sorting out.