Here are five places to find five tips (or a few more, or even less) that will help you move from WANTING to declutter, or feeling bad about NOT decluttering, to actually DOING something about it.
All of them focus on managing the task in a way that is actually doable. This one, for example, has 18 things you can do to “start with just five minutes” to begin making a difference with what is for so many people an overwhelming task:
This one has some great tips for how to deal with clutter proactively. (For example, it tells you how you to “Say No to Junk Mail”) http://green.yahoo.com/blog/daily_green_news/96/four-simple-tips-for-decluttering-your-home.html
The other three have similar, but each slightly different approaches. All of them address the reality that what stops a lot of us from doing anything is not knowing where to begin, or feeling that the task is insurmountable. It’s not!
Each of these sites also offers tips that are “keeper”-friendly. (That is, the tips are offered in a non-judgmental, understanding way that acknowledges that for some people, getting rid of things is very difficult.)
But with encouragement and practical, doable tips, even “keepers” can make their homes more clutter-free, and more pleasant to live in.
If you know of other really good sites for help with decluttering, please share the information with our readers by commenting on this post.