I’ve been on a mission to simplify. Everything from email to clothes to the kids’ toys.
It’s not that I want to live a boring life in a bare home. Quite the contrary.
I want to live a full, exciting, on-purpose life! But I’ve noticed that “stuff” gets in the way of intentional living far too often.
I could fill my days answering emails, picking up email, laundering my overstuffed closet full of clothes, putting toys back where they belong…the list goes on and on. However, none of that is important in the grand scheme of life. I’ve spent way too much time on the wrong things. So I’ve been intentional about simplifying.
Simplifying is a process. It’s certainly not over for me. Not by a long shot. But I’ve come to the conclusion that simplifying is not about doing without. Simplifying is about eliminating excess. Excess email. Excess clothes. Excess toys. Excess paper. Excess clutter. All of that extra stuff that weighs us down.
I know you can relate.
A couple weeks ago I asked what your biggest source of overwhelm was. The resounding answer was CLUTTER. All of that STUFF is wearing you down too. It’s holding you back from what you need to do most.
Over the next few weeks, before the BUSY Hol-la-la-la-day season, I’m going to share a few tips that I’ve been using to simplify. They aren’t the only tips in the world. They won’t instantly make your clutter disappear. But. They’re working for me. And I hope they will help you too.
Question: What is your biggest clutter area?
Posts in this series:
- Simplify email with Unroll.me
- Simplify by getting rid of duplicates
- Simplify by getting rid of clutter you don’t use
- to be added when posted…