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Have a decluttered home

Have a Decluttered Home


Having a decluttered home means creating a living space that is organized, free from unnecessary items, and easy to maintain. A clutter-free environment can significantly reduce stress, improve mental clarity, and create a more inviting and functional space. By systematically reducing and managing possessions, individuals can foster a sense of calm and order in their homes.


  1. The Minimalists - Offers tips and strategies for minimalism and decluttering.
  2. Marie Kondo's KonMari Method - A detailed approach to decluttering by category and keeping only items that "spark joy".
  3. Apartment Therapy - Features articles and guides on organizing and decluttering small spaces.
  4. Unf*ck Your Habitat - Provides realistic and practical advice for cleaning and organizing your home.
  5. Becoming Minimalist - Focuses on the benefits of minimalism and offers practical steps to declutter and simplify your life.

Example SMART Goals

  1. Declutter the living room by removing all non-essential items, organizing storage spaces, and creating a functional layout within the next 2 weeks.
  2. Organize and declutter the kitchen by sorting through all kitchenware, utensils, and pantry items, discarding or donating anything unused in the last year, within the next 1 month.
  3. Completely declutter and organize the bedroom by sorting through clothes, accessories, and personal items, ensuring everything has a designated place, within the next 3 weeks.
  4. Reduce paper clutter by digitizing important documents and setting up a filing system for incoming paperwork within the next 2 months.
  5. Establish a daily 15-minute decluttering routine to maintain a clutter-free environment, focusing on one area of the home each day, and maintain this habit for the next 6 months.

Example Habits

  1. Spend 10 minutes each evening tidying up common areas to prevent clutter from accumulating.
  2. Implement a "one in, one out" rule to manage possessions and prevent unnecessary accumulation.
  3. Regularly assess and donate items that are no longer needed or used, setting a goal to do this monthly.
  4. Use storage bins and labels to keep similar items together and ensure everything has a designated place.
  5. Perform a quick declutter of your workspace at the end of each workday to maintain an organized and productive environment.

Note this information is not a substitute for a professional advice and varies from person to person.