How To Declutter Your Life And Reduce Stress

Do you want to learn how to declutter your life? I’ve done it all around a year ago and I still feel VERY good about it. When I started, I tried to keep things as simple as possible. Where things got more and more complicated, I stuck to the basics.

These basics I’m going to share with you today so that you can start to declutter your life! I’m not perfect in any way, but aspiring the minimalist lifestyle over the years did give me some knowledge around it.

I was surprised again and again when I looked into all my stuff – especially when I looked into the stuff that I had stored at my parents’ house. Think of it as a storage box. I’m there only once every few months, but I’m having all the stuff there.

You Have More Stuff Than You Think!

I am surprised that I got rid of so much stuff, and still I have the things that I use everyday. I’m not feeling like I’m missing anything – which is great of course! We don’t need all our stuff! I’m just as happy wearing the same things week after week.

You Need Less Than You Think!

If you’re having a hard time getting rid of things that have monetary value, try to sell instead of donating them! If you’re not able to sell them, you can always decide to donate them later.

It’s Hard To Get Rid Of Something That Has Value

It can take a while before you get to that point, but once you’re there, make use of it. Get rid of all the stuff you don’t want in your life anymore.

Say F*-IT!

It takes time, it’s a process, don’t be too hard on yourself if you struggling to get rid of some items. It’s completely normal! After a few more rounds, you might see that this is exactly what you need to do with the item!

It Takes Time, Don’t Beat Yourself Up If It Doesn’t Work The First Time

The second time I tried to get rid of things, I tried to sell as many clothes as possible that I didn’t wear anymore. I tried to avoid giving anything away because I was still studying and I wanted to make extra money.

Repeat, You Need More Rounds!