If your home needs decluttering, the pervasiveness of quotes on the subject indicates you’re not alone. Do any of these resonate powerfully with you?
The more your own things, the more they own you.Unknown
Clearing clutter—be it physical, mental, emotional, or spiritual—brings about ease and inspires a sense of peace, calm, and tranquility.Laurie Buchanan, PhD, holistic health practitioner, life coach, speaker, and author
Keeping baggage from the past will leave no room for the happiness in the future”Wayne L. Misner, self-improvement consultant
“In a sense, clutter is the end result of procrastination”Jeff Campbell, author of Clutter Control
“Get rid of clutter and you may just find that it was blocking the door you’ve been looking for”Katrina Mayer, writer, motivational speaker, corporate executive, and interfaith minister
“If you’ve had something for more than six months, and it’s still not repaired, it’s clutter”Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project
If I buy something new – a piece of clothing, a tie, a shirt, a suit – something old has to go. That’s the way I avoid clutter, crammed closets and drawers. It keeps things in balance, and it really works”Matt Lauer, former TV news anchor
For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned”Benjamin Franklin
Every minute you spend looking throughJean Chatzky, personal finance expert
clutter, wondering where you put this or that, being unable to focus because you’re not organized costs you; timeyou could have spent with family or friends, timeyou could have been productivearound the house, timeyou could have been making money
I really like keeping my kitchen counters as clear as possible. I tend to function better when there’s less clutterKatie Lee, chef
It’s easier to get rid of things when you’re giving them to someone who can use themGretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project
If you’re moving, downsizing, renovating, or just need additional space and a more organized home, call Potomac Concierge for help. Our professional organizers will guide you through the decluttering process. Imagine the tranquility you’ll feel once the excess is gone and everything has a place.