Many of us don’t have time to declutter and so we want to declutter fast. Get rid of as much as we can in a day or two, right?
Well before we start, we need to all realise that clutter is everywhere and even if you have decluttered your home, clutter always keeps creeping back in. Decluttering is an on-going process which most people don’t realise. You need to establish routines so that the clutter doesn’t creep back in otherwise you are back to square one.
Once we understand this then it is easy to do a quick declutter. Using the following tips and tricks you will declutter faster and you can use these tips whenever you need to declutter fast.
TIPS TO DECLUTTER FASTER
Tip one – get all your supplies
The first thing you need is to have all your supplies in easy access areas or with you as you go from room to room. This means you need rubbish bags, a donations box and a box for unsure and post it notes.
Tip two – remember your questions
When you start, remember 3 questions.
- How long has it been since I used it?
- Would I buy it again today?
- Do I want to keep managing this item?
These questions give you a quick yes or no so you can move onto the next item.
Tip three – if its not a clear yes, or no?
In this case you have 2 choices. One is to put it in the ‘unsure box’ or you write a post it notes with today’s date. Whichever of the 2 options you choose the outcome will be the same. If in a years’ time you haven’t used it, or even remembered you had it, it becomes a clear NO!
Tip four – remember its ok to let things go
This is my favourite tip of all. It is to remind us that stuff is just stuff. It doesn’t define us and we shouldn’t get too attached to our stuff. Of course, some items will have sentimental value but not everything in our home has this. It is ok to get rid of things we done use or intend to use.
As you can see these tips will allow you to declutter fast and without the stress or overwhelm of it all. If you feel courageous and want to go even further with your decluttering journey then join me on my FREE 5 day declutter challenge to see immediate results.