Do you feel distracted? I suggest you look around. Most people ignore the fact that mental clarity and environmental trash go hand in hand. When our personal space becomes cluttered, our focus suffers. Decluttering restores our sense of balance, control, and organization. What are you waiting for? Use this guide to clearing old energy and making room – physically and emotionally.
If you’re wondering how to start the process, think about areas of your life where you could use cleansing. Where do you tend to accumulate clutter? For many people, the answer lies in their bathrooms, closets, kitchens and vanities. Try using the “golden rule” when browsing – if you haven’t used it in the past year (or six months, if you’re feeling particularly brutal), get rid of it! Stay positive and make the tidying experience satisfying, not overwhelming.
Do you feel distracted? I suggest you check your car, if your passengers can’t find legroom in your car, it might be time for some spring cleaning. Cars tend to accumulate a lot of trash and litter over time, especially for those commuting to and from get off work. Whether your truck is coffee mugs, takeout food packaging, shoes or old mail – it has to be hauled! Cleaning up your primary vehicle will make your commute quieter and passengers more comfortable—meaning you won’t have to apologize for your car’s awkward state! The best part is that a thorough cleaning of your vehicle is a great motivation to keep it that way.
- Cup holders are the culprit for holding more than just cups. Whether you have an empty Starbucks cup, rogue lip balm or loose change in your cup, it’s time to make those areas accessible again for fresh drinks.
- For some reason, the center console seems to be a breeding ground for random knick-knacks.
- The glove box used to be the place to keep important documents, but it’s usually full of non-essential papers.
- Has your back seat become a playground for sports equipment and villain costumes? Reorganize your belongings and find a new home so the backseat can accommodate passengers.
- The trunk accumulates stuff over time and is essentially just a mobile storage space.
- Where did all those fast food receipts and granola bar wrappers end up? The side pockets of the doors, of course.
This mess is common, but it’s kind of sad how quickly expired items can pile up in your home. If you think you are immune to this, think again. Take a good look around and I guarantee you will be amazed at what you find. A good way to avoid the accumulation of expired goods is to strictly review and rectify, and do everything possible.
- The back of the refrigerator is a good place to look for expired food. do not trust me? Go search for yourself!
- Yes, vitamins and medications have definite expiration dates. Check your vitamin cabinet for expired products.
- Although the pantry is mostly filled with non-perishable foods, you should always throw away old chips and crackers or anything that will expire.
ancient beauty products
ancient beauty products
We know you’re dying to use that charcoal face mask you bought five years ago, but that time is long gone. Get relief from grooming products you’ve never used or haven’t used in years. High school headbands? go. That smelly body wash you spent a fortune on? Sorry, see you later.
- Remove unused or empty shampoo, conditioner, body wash, razors, and soap from shower trays.
- Bathrooms often collect hair accessories, products, and other unnecessary grooming products. Remember: if you haven’t used it in a year, throw it away.
- Many cosmetics expire after 6 months, so run a fine-toothed comb through your makeup bag.
Apparel, Shoes & Accessories
Apparel, Shoes & Accessories
We all have a pair of pants that we wish we could wear again one day, or maybe that hat you’re just waiting to dust off for the right occasion. As our fashion tastes have evolved over the years, it’s easy to clutter our drawers and closets with clothes. Luckily, there are plenty of consignment stores waiting to pay for your beloved clothing. Stick to your guns and ditch the things you never wear to make room for new styles! Be strong and honest in your decisions – keep only what you actually carry and use.
- Perhaps the most obvious piece of clothing needs to be removed – their partner’s missing socks. It’s a sad story, but they may never be found.
- Any clothes that you love (or just love) but never wear should be donated to make room for a new wardrobe.
- When you get a new swimsuit, throw out an old swimsuit that has done its job.
- It can be hard to part with shoes that were once your favorite shoes, but when they start to lose their sole, it’s time to say goodbye.
- Hats, belts and jewelry – search for everything!
Even the clutter outside your home can negatively affect your quality of life. Simplify the look of your home so you can feel calm and stress-free when starting up. This also creates space for entertaining friends and family.
- Check your shed and garage for anything taking up space.
- Outdoor toys for kids are great, but when not in use, they should be passed on to another child.
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