I will run every day. I will not eat carbs all year. I will be organized. These are the kinds of new years resolutions that can get you into trouble. They are not specific and maybe not realistic either. How about kicking off 2011 with some small, achievable decluttering goals that will send you in the right direction for the rest of the year?
One of the biggest blocks to clearing clutter is decision-making. Each of the areas listed below will take under fifteen minutes and won’t involve much deliberation. Having small spaces in your home organized can help you to feel fresh and inspired to do more. These are quick and easy spots to target. You can go tackle one right now!
1. Medicine Cabinet: Take inventory of your medications and supplements. You don’t have to make any decisions of your own – the date on the bottle will do it for you. Dump anything that is expired. Consolidate like products. Throw away old samples. Leave cosmetics for the next time; you are starting simple.