to Love Decluttering
Many people see decluttering as soulless drudgery that only leads to deprivation,
loss and a big dose of guilt. I'd like you to challenge those old beliefs
this February and understand that sorting out your possessions is a way
of refreshing your life and celebrating the things you love.
If your treasures lie neglected or submerged in clutter it can be hard
to feel good about your home and this can have a knock-on effect on your
self esteem. Decide today to reverse this process and enjoy and give space
to the things you love. In turn say goodbye to things that just clog up
your life like piles of unopened mail and endless cluttery junk.
Try this easy plan to get going......
Choose an area of your home like your wardrobe or your DVD collection
. Look at each item in turn and ask yourself
- do I love
- is it
- you know instinctively the things you love because they are important
to you, enhance your life and you would notice and miss them if they vanished
overnight. Think of a special photo, a favourite sweater or a beloved
USEFUL - many household objects
are not ones you will feel passionately about - like your stapler or your
tin opener. But they are essential to the running of your home and should
function well. If they irritate - like a wobbly ironing board or a sellotape
dispenser that doesn't cut properly - aim to replace them when money and
time allows. But be honest and don't keep dozens of things just in case
one breaks, nor keep things you never ever use because you might "one
CLUTTER - if it's not useful
or loved, it's clutter - even if it's in good condition or cost a lot
of money. You can't talk yourself into loving something - so instead do
the liberating thing and let it go to a good home where it will be appreciated.
As the clutter starts to diminish make sure you display and use the treasures
you have unearthed like a beautiful photo frame or a china cup. Enjoy
and take pleasure from the things you own!
and on Valentine's Day...
Don't forget the people you love, who may not have someone so close to
them this year. Check out February's tip here.
Have a great decluttering time!
If the newsletter isn't quite enough, then try a more personal approach.
I'd be delighted to visit your home in the London area and really help
you blitz your clutter effectively. I charge £150 for a 3 hour session
and as a Winter Offer I will also include a free copy of No
more Clutter or Hoarder
If you are out of London I can still help with a telephone support package.
It's £100 for an initial hour's phone call and 3x 20 minute follow-up
weekly calls when we can talk through your clutter issues and set weekly
goals. I will also include a free copy of one of my books - No
More Clutter or Hoarder
no more clutter
14A New Quebec St.
London, W1H 7RS,