my family has been on the journey towards minimalism for 5 months now. over the course of the 5 months, i have identified some of the key clutter collection sites in my home:
- kitchen counter (mail, school papers, kids’ artwork)
- bedroom dressers (coins, magazines, books, pocket items, work projects brought home)
- dining room table (toys, shopping bags)
- home office desk (receipts, unpaid bills, computer print-outs, paperwork)
- toy room (toys, toys, toys)
clutter attracts clutter. and these specific areas of my home have brought frustration to my life as they continue to collect clutter even after five months of purging. clearly, they require almost daily attention.
this past weekend i turned a corner in my thinking. i realized that five months ago i would not have been able to identify my clutter collection sites. today, i can tell you what they are and what collects there. i understand the flow of my home enough to realize what needs to be attended to each day. and am now at a place to address those areas and seek solutions.
it’s all part of the process of becoming minimalist.
can you identify your home’s clutter collection sites?