Finally a Clutter Free Home
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- Find success with decluttering even if you have tried several different methods in the past.
- Learn what all buzz is about around the best selling book "The Life Changing Magic if Tidying Up" by Marie Kondo.
- Create a custom plan to declutter your home according to your priorities.
- Finally free yourself from your "stuff" and the feeling of overwhelm that clutter causes.
- Tailor the Trello board that comes with this course to your decluttering project.
- A free Trello account is helpful but not necessary.
Have you been searching for an answer to your clutter problem?
Do you feel overwhelmed by your stuff?
If you are ready to find success with a simple solution - you have found it!
In this course you will learn what the buzz is all about around Marie Kondo's book - "The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up."
If you have read the book or not, you will find everything you need in this course to follow the KonMarie Method.
I will walk you step by step through how to declutter your home and make it a place that gives you pleasure.
Plus you will get a free Trello template that shows all the course material and can be customized to fit your decluttering project.
Finally get the decluttered home you desire. Enroll Now.
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- This course is intended for people who want to finally have a decluttered space and have tried several different strategies in the past without success.
- This course is not for hoarders, pack rats or anyone who just can't let go of anything.
- You do not need to have read "The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up" to benefit from this course.
What makes Marie Kondo's book so different from the hundreds of other de-cluttering and organizing books out there? In this lecture we will dive deep into the one major difference.
Every method has it's own suggested rules or best practices. Let's go over how the suggestions for this method and how to tailor them to meet your own lifestyle and needs.
- Take all of your books off your shelves.
- Collect books from all the places around the house where you store them including cook books and reference books.
- Hold each book in your hand and ask yourself if you would read this book again.
- Discard any books that you purchased but never read.
- Discard any books that are readily available at your library.
- Keep only those books that you have a strong sentimental tie to or that you regularly go back to such as a cook book.
- If a cookbook only has one or two recipes that you use, consider copying those or ripping out the pages and discarding the rest of the book.
- If you have a local library you can donate all the books you do not keep.
- If you do not have a library, consider putting in a garage sale or finding a charity that you can donate them to.
- If you have a series, consider putting them up for sale on eBay, Amazon or Craigslist.
- Gather all paper from the various landing and storing places in your home.
- Sort into 4 piles
- What you need to act on
- What you need to keep for the short term
- What you need to keep for the long term
For papers that you need to keep long term
- Store them in a clear folder
- Don't bother to sort them
For papers that you need to keep for the short term
- Keep them in labeled folders
- Occasionally review what you have in this category and toss when you no longer need the items
Tips to keep the paper to a minimum
- Consider keeping electronic copies of receipts
- Consider electronic or paperless billing
- Open your mail next to the trash bin and immediately recycle any junk mail