Closet Clear-Out: 10 Things To Remove From Your Closet

Closet Clear-Out: 10 things to remove from your closet right now

When your wardrobes and drawers are overflowing, picking out clothes can be a painful experience. And if you’re like me, you’ve more than once muttered to yourself that you’ve nothing to wear… while drowning in options. Take some time out in the coming days to do a proper closet clear-out, and see just how great it feels to have a more streamlined space. Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

Why You Shouldn’t Dread The “Hobby” Category Of The KonMari Method

Why You Shouldn't Dread The "Hobby" Category Of The KonMari Method | craft supplies | crafting | Marie Kondo

You’re doing the KonMari Method and you’re worried. You’ve got a hobby that you love but it comes with a lot of “stuff” and, if you’re honest with yourself, you’re just not sure you’re ready to part with your supplies. You know you’ll have to deal with it eventually and you’re just dreading it. How can you possibly declutter the things that make you the most happy and make up a huge part of who you are? Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

These Decluttering Questions Will Make You Clear The Clutter Right Now

Top 10 posts of 2017 on HowToGYST.com – #8. Decluttering questions that will make you clear the clutter right now | Declutter your home, declutter your life | decluttering tips | clearing clutter and organizing your home | home organization | learn how to let things go & get rid of stuff

Sometimes it feels that things have gotten so out of hand that there’s nothing for it but to burn down the house and start again from scratch. (Anyone else ever felt like this?) Decluttering can be difficult, particularly when you don’t even know where to start. Stuff is screaming at you from every surface and you feel that if you could just see your table top again, life would be a little easier. You’re sick of losing things, and falling over things, and generally feeling like the clutter is getting out of control, but you’re struggling to actually let go of… Onwards! ->

The KonMari Method — ‘Paper’ (Round 2)

Digital decluttering of computer files & social media profiles. How to do a digital detox & free up storage space.

I don’t know a single person who has looked forward to this category of the KonMari Method — ‘Paper’. I’m no exception. Even though my pile was significantly reduced last year, paper is still so fiddly and contains so many different types of information that it becomes a pain in the arse to manage.But let’s jump on in and look at how I fared last year, and then leap forward to this year’s foray. There’ll be a discussion on all the ways I failed, the things I learned, and Marie Kondo’s #1 tip when it comes to paper clutter. (It’s… Onwards! ->

The KonMari Method — Books (Round 2)

The KonMari Method -- Books. Before and after pics, from a bookworm. ;)

Ah, books. I have such a love affair with them. If you want to make me happy, give me a comfortable chair and a good book and don’t you fucking dare disturb me for several hours. So with that in mind, did I manage to declutter any of them at all? Well let’s just say that this was like the anti-KonMari of categories — very much the odd-one-out for me. Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

Minimalist Living — How To Be Curator Of Your Own Life

A great guide to minimalist living (even with kids and lots of stuff)

If you’re like my husband, you’ll think that being minimalist involves living in an empty house with bare walls and rooms. It’s all doom and gloom — devoid of personality, modern conveniences, or any sense of fun. He also thinks minimalism is impossible to achieve with children. But lately, I’ve been trying to explain to him what minimalist living really means, so that he can stop freaking out every time I go on another KonMari bender. 😉Because yes, you CAN be a minimalist with children and still own a lot of stuff. Onwards! -> Onwards! ->