How to Declutter Your Junk Room in 7 Steps

How to Declutter Your Junk Room in 7 Steps

Have you been promising yourself that this year you are finally going to get organized?

You have some energy to tackle that junk room that you've been cramming stuff into (especially during the holidays when the rest of the house has to look nice) and is positively overflowing with stuff.

The other parts of your house might be looking pretty good but it might be because you've been pitching the stuff that you don't really know what to do with in one room...the dreaded junk room (aka the craft room, the basement, the guest bedroom, or whatever room is the one that collects all those random things from around the house to deal with...later.)

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How to Knock Stuff Off of Your To Do List

How to Knock Stuff Off of Your To Do List

One of my favorite productivity gurus is David Allen of Getting Things Done fame. He teaches us that getting things out of our heads and into a system that you can trust such as a notebook or productivity app is the only way to go. We walk around thinking of stuff all day long and it stresses us out! He suggests doing a brain dump and then start sorting out your thoughts and turning them into actionables.

A lot of things that we have on our to-do lists are not actually actionables.

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