Peter Walsh's Simple Ways to Clear the Clutter from Your Home
Oprah.com | January 01, 2006
Organizing expert Peter Walsh says your house is a metaphor for your life. So what does it say about you if your house is full of clutter?
Peter's Basic Principles of De-Cluttering
Establish a vision for a room and agree on it.
Decide what will help you achieve that vision and what will not.
Purge your extra stuff.
ix a time and stick to it. Haul out any item that fits in one of the following categories:
nything you haven't used in a year
tuff that doesn't belong
Next, sort what's left into broad categories like bicycles or tools. Then organize them in separate zones in the room.
After you are clutter-free, create new routines to stay that way.
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