De-Cluttering Solutions for Your Home
The Solution: Avoid Distractions
To stay on track, Katherine Atteberry, owner of Mind Over Matter—MOM, in Bozeman, Montana, suggests placing a “goes elsewhere in the house” box in the doorway of the room you’re decluttering. When you find a misplaced item—say, a corkscrew—while cleaning the living room, toss it in the box rather than strolling to the kitchen and ending up sidetracked (ham sandwich, anyone?). Put the box aside for a day and return items when you have a free 15 minutes.
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