Tips No. 165. Dealing with clutter according to your personality – Sentimentalist.“If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.” – Sun TzuYou can stop clutter session in the bedroom once and for all if you know yourself! As you declutter and organize, pay attention to the root of the problem. Your bedroom reveals more about you. If you are a sentimentalist, you probably have a box of unsorted photos in the corner of your bedroom. Or you have the Teddy Bear collection from your childhood.Learn to let go. However, take your time. It's not going to get better by pushing yourself too hard. Work in short intervals, take a break, and enjoy a cup of tea or lunch.Free your mind. Go for a short walk or take a shower. Do meditation and calm your mind. A fresh mind will help you make smarter decisions.Self-examination. Take a random item and ask yourself: What's significant about this item? Do I like it enough to display it further? Can I give someone else my stuff? Of course, you do not have to get rid of everything. Save the best items and get rid of the rest.Enlist help if you need it. Remember – you are not alone. And little by little, it will set you free!
Tips No. 282. A savvy solution for small items.If kids’ room is jammed with tons of clutter, transparent containers make your life easier! Transparent containers are practical because they offer an easy visibility of items. They are perfect for storing small items such as craft supplies and school supplies. You can stack your new containers and save space in kids’ room.If you are switching small items into new containers, try to maintain clutter-free area with a few easy tricks. Designate a spot for each category. For example, designate a box for crayons; then, label that box. Next, designate a box for watercolors, and so on. These transparent containers can hold anything. Kids will love them!
Tips No. 328. Keep pet food neatly organized.Tired of wasting time searching for a bag with dry cat food you need? Your pantry is jammed with pet foods that are not sorted and organized?a. It’s time to start throwing out the unwanted pet food. Gather up all products. Check out the expiration dates. Consider donating or giving away if you have a lot of food bags that your pet doesn’t like. Only store what you will use.b. Now, group foods in a way that is logical to you.a. Designate a spot in your pantry for pet food. Add labels to jars for better organization results. Try your best to keep pet's food easily accessible and fresh. Store dry pet food in a cool and dry environment. Canned food should be stored in a dry environment (50-100 degrees F). If you prefer to buy food in bulk, you have to transfer dry food to an appropriate container. A clean metal container works well. Opened cans of dog/cat food should be stored in the refrigerator.b. Check the expiration dates periodically and keep the pantry tidy and clean.