Decluttering When You Have Too Much: Keep The Best 10%
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I've been decluttering alot, & have come to realize at the end of the day, after you get rid of trash, & undesirables, & then move up to "good but I just don't have room for this", or I just don't like it as much as the others, or, it doesn't fit", what you are left with are things you love but YOU STILL HAVE TOO MUCH. I would not have been able to see this, much less agree with it in the beginning of the process; but basically I am paring down to keeping only the best of the VERY best. (cont'd)
Everyone's % will be diff, but for me with limited space I am only keeping ~10%. Only now do I see this at the end of the day; at the very end of the process. Oh, the hours of agony I could have saved myself, & precious time, if I had known from the beginning the goal was to keep the best 10%.
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Too Much Stuff: Be Realistic from the Outset about Keeping 10%
In hindsight I now realize I & most people only have room for 10% of their present belongings - that is all that will fit inside of emptied furniture, closets, & storage.
If you know in advance you're getting rid of 90% (which is shocking!); then you won't go through hours of wasted time on sorting & agonizing over what to keep. When you only keep 10%, you only keep the best of the best, which makes the cleanup so much easier & faster. (Con'td)
I wish someone had told me this; NO ONE told me point blank to start being realistic because you only have room to keep 10%.
Now when I look at a huge problem or pile, I think: this is easy because I can only keep 10% - my most precious, most valued, best of the best. No more agony.
Just like our fitness, we have to start small with organization or decluttering. Take 10 minutes a day to go through a drawer, cabinet, closet or stack of stuff. Have 3 bins handy - Throw away, give away or keep. Separate what you find. This gets us started organizing without overwhelming us!
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