“Celebrate endings—for they precede new beginnings.” Jonathan Lockwood Huie
For great beginnings (whether it be a new year, a new age or just a new start), start by ending your relationship with things that clutter your precious space.
Decluttering your life gets rid of chaos and makes way for clear thoughts and inspiration to come in.
But sometimes, it is hard to know where to start.
Or how to start.
Here is a big tip: tackle ONE ROOM AT A TIME.
This list will come in handy to make your decluttering session as speedy as possible.
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Declutter one room/space completely and then move on to the next.
This will keep you from getting overwhelmed and the beautiful results of one room will make you enthusiastic to tidy more and more rooms.
Below, you will find a round-up of 9 room-by-room decluttering checklists that will help you identify exactly what to get rid of for an uncluttered, unbothered life.
There is nowhere more important to clear out than your bedroom. Your bedroom should make you feel calm and at peace but how can it do that when everything is all over the place.
Use this list to get back to the relaxing haven that you deserve!
The real reason that you have nothing to wear is because the things you love are all mixed in with the things you couldn't care less about.
When you use this list to declutter your closet, you will be able to find a cute outfit to wear at the drop of a hat!
Bathrooms tend to be the smallest rooms yet they can accumulate the most products.
Between makeup, toiletries, new and old products, I bet you that your bathroom is in need of some serious decluttering right now.
Clutter not only slows you down in the kitchen, it may cause you to eat the wrong things and purchase duplicate items.
This list alone will save you so much time and money.
The living room is the area of your room that most likely gets the most traffic. As such, the junk is guaranteed to build up!
Make the family room stays all about family by getting rid of the things on this toss list.
Productivity is the name of the game in your home office but in order to be productive, you have to get organized. Use this list to optimize your workspace and get your creative juice flowing!
I hope you haven't been tossing all your unwanted items from the other rooms into the garage and attic because it is time to declutter these clutter magnets!
With all the dirt, bugs and cobwebs that the garage or attic can hold, they are not the funnest places to spend time in. However, this list will make your decluttering session as speedy as possible.
You spend a third of your life at work so don't think this decluttering exercise ends at home. Use this list to declutter your desk, leaving you with the inspiration and clarity to make boss moves!
Physical spaces aren't the only spaces that need decluttering.
Your phone and computer can also be chaotic.
With that being said, this nifty checklist will make sure that your digital life is zen.
I hope that these decluttering checklists have broken down the huge task of decluttering your whole home into short, manageable sessions.
Cheers to new, clutter-free beginnings!
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