Insane Clutter Excuse #5 — I’m Saving It For So-And-So

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ask if they actually want it — if so, give it to them now

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February 20th, 2017



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Organized...And Then Some

I don’t just want to throw it away (clutter is not an either/or proposition — you have many other options besides just throwing an unwanted item away — find a local charity that will accept a donation, sell the thing on Craigslist or at a yard sale, give it to a friend or family member…

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February 15th, 2017



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but it was expensive! (you may say that you are keeping an item because you spent a lot of money on it, and you can’t stand to see it go to waste — I hate to burst your bubble, but if you aren’t using it now, isn’t it still going to waste? — keeping something…

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February 13th, 2017



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tell me when you’ll use it — if you can’t come up with a specific circumstance, let it go   It’s time to get realistic about all that junk that’s been sitting untouched in your attic and basement and garage for the past decade or two. If you haven’t touched something in the past 12…

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February 8th, 2017



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I’ve had it a long time (not to be rude, but so what? if it has no sentimental or historical value, I’m not convinced that longevity is the best reason to hang onto something you don’t really care for anymore or use — your lifestyle and interests change over the years, and it’s entirely natural…

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February 6th, 2017



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Let’s face it, we love our stuff! We are a society of consumers. That’s one of the benefits of living in a prosperous capitalistic country — we have a lot of disposable income and a wide variety of ways in which to spend it. Americans, in particular, shell out a tremendous amount of money each…

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http://www.lifehack.org/articles/productivity/18-tricks-to-make-new-habits-stick.html

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February 1st, 2017



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Organized...And Then Some

Not to mention the fact that you’re clearly getting some sort of benefit from that behavior. stopping an undesirable behavior is only HALF of what it takes to The last thing you want to do when you’re trying to change your life for the better is focus on the taking away of something you enjoy….

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January 31st, 2017



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Do you know why 90% of us don’t keep our New Year’s resolutions? Because our goals are too big and too vague and just too dadgummed overwhelming to seem practical. You have to make your dreams feel achievable, and that means dividing them up into smaller “mini-goals.” Instead of telling yourself that you want to…

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Tell me which resolution sounds better to you: – I will never eat another chocolate chip cookie in my life because I know they’re bad for me. – I will enjoy a big bowl fresh blueberries when a sugar craving comes on — savoring each and every burst of fruity goodness. Do I even need…

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January 23rd, 2017

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