The first step, Peter says, is to stop buying things. "Stop the craze of consumption, number one," Peter says.
To get rid of belongings you already own, Peter suggests visiting one room at a time and asking yourself, "What do I want from this room?" "The master bedroom and the kitchen are the two most important rooms because the master bedroom drives the house. The kitchen nourishes the house," Peter says. "Start in either of those rooms."