- Would you like to downsize but feel anchored by your possessions?
- Has your working or family life left you no time for tackling the build up of possessions throughout your home?
- Are you hoping to move but feel that your home may currently be a bit of a turn-off to prospective buyers?
- Are you responsible for sorting out the home of a family member or close friend and feel overwhelmed by the task?
- Have you been looking for an unusual and helpful gift for a friend or family member?
- Do you simply feel like treating yourself to an overhaul of your wardrobe or storage space?
Why bother to declutter?
Spaces with too much in them are draining of energy and can be incredibly depressing when you have to face them every time you return to your home.
Too many belongings prevent you seeing, appreciating and using the individual possessions that you have.
Overfilled rooms make it hard, if not impossible, to clean.
An excess of possessions within a room can reduce air circulation and may lead to damp problems or insect infestations that go unnoticed.
Decluttering a room or storage space does not mean getting rid of everything, but enables you to sort out those things which you use and value the most so that they are easily accessible.
Reducing the amount you own, or storing it more effectively, can increase the amount of space available to you.
To visitors, an uncluttered and well organised room can give the impression of greater space than is the reality.
Sorting and clearing things out is hugely energising and rewarding – you will feel terribly pleased with yourself when you see what you have achieved following a decluttering session.
You may be able to sell some of your unwanted belongings and make a bit of cash.
A number of organisations and charities exist who would greatly appreciate your unwanted but serviceable belongings in order to raise money, or help those who are socially deprived.
“A good way to rid one's self of a sense of discomfort is to do something. That uneasy, dissatisfied feeling is actual force vibrating out of order; it may be turned to practical account by giving proper expression to its creative character."