PORTSMOUTH, Va. - The Christmas clutter may still be hanging around your house,but it's time to move it out!
It's the perfect time to start the process, as it is 'NationalGet Organized Month.'
Amy Volk with Simplified Living is here to help us manage ourspace.
5 rules for clutter-free living:
*Do I love this?
*Do I need this?
*Does this add value to my life?
*I can have or keep whatever I want, but whatever I keep Imust manage it.
*Do these/this choice(s) make my life simpler or complicated?
Top Three Organizing Tips:
*De-clutter: Throw out anything that you don't absolutelylove and need.
*Group remaining items into like-minded categories.
*Don't buy more stuff!
*Live simply. Too much stuff steals time from the people andactivities you value the most.
Ways to get started:
*Pick one room at a time to work on.
*Begin by sorting, followed by purging. Do not move toanother room or stop until all purging is done. Remember the 5rules of clutter-free living.
*Decide what function you want that room to have.
*Give yourself a time limit to work on that room.
*Don't get discouraged by the slow process. It always takeslonger than you think.
*Hire a professional organizer if it gets too daunting!
For more tips from Amy, CLICKHERE!
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