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How to Know if You Own Your Stuff or if Your Stuff Owns You

By |2021-10-09T14:17:46-05:00October 11th, 2021|Categories: Home Organization|Tags: , , , |

How do you know if you own your stuff or if your stuff owns you? What a thought-provoking question. It’s really just your mindset at play here.  How you think and feel about your things will determine what you do with them. Your things need to be proportionate to your living spaces. Everyone has a finite amount of space and when it gets filled up, you’re left with making decisions about all these things that are taking up valuable real estate.  When you can’t let go of things, it may mean that your stuff owns you. Some things to consider [...]

Using The 1 In 1 Out Rule To Prevent Clutter

By |2020-11-17T13:41:09-06:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: Clutter|Tags: , , , |

This is a favorite organizing tip that I, and so many other professional organizers use. The 1 in 1 out rule states that when you bring an item into your home, you remove an existing item. The 1 in 1 out rule is a good way to prevent clutter. To make a more significant impact, try removing 2 or more items for every 1 new item that comes into your home. This concept will consistently reduce the number of things you own and free up space, and it rings true for every purchase. Consider the 1 in 1 out rule [...]

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