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Day 9 of 30 Day Clutter-Free Countdown - Quote about Decluttering

Decluttering Tip of the Day

Make a box for things you can’t decide about – only ONE box like this though!

As you declutter through each category, if there is something you’re really truly on the fence about, put it in this box.

This shouldn’t be used for things you’re just not 100% sure about… at this point, isn’t that what most of your house is? Honestly?

But if you’re agonizing over the decision, and you’re almost ready to let go, but maybe you’re afraid you’ll need the item, or want to use it for something, or you worry you’ll regret it right after you donate it, put it in this box.

When you’re finished decluttering through the categories (which may take several months), seal up the box and store it in the garage, attic, or a closet, labeled with an expiration date 6 months or a year out.

When the time is up, donate it without even opening it to peek. If you haven’t missed or needed anything in the box in that time, you probably never will.

I’ve decluttered ruthlessly over the last year and a half, and I’ve only re-bought maybe two things. The price of those two items was well worth the freedom I gained from living clutter-free in the meantime.

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4 Comments on 30 Day Clutter Free Countdown – Day 9

  1. Cindy says:

    Just had 9 large bags, a mirror and fan picked up by the Vietnam Vetrans. Feeling so much better! Still have a long way to go but this is a fun way to approach clutter! Thank you Emily! I look forward to every email,Instagram,blog,etc from you!! You are making a BIG difference in my life!! Can’t thank you enough!

  2. Zora says:

    How can I access the video Pep Talk of the Day? If I click on the link, I’m always referred to the printables part of the shop. Do I have to become a member / pay a fee first?

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