Declutter your life: Start from your home

No one imagined how exhausting staying indoors 24/7 could be. Thanks to the pandemic we all now know the life of a new mom, staying indoors, sleepless and tired for weeks at stretch.

Life Hack version Home and Mind.

They are now one and the same. They always were. We took very lightly how much our home environment affected our mood.

A new baby in your house demands new life skills. Eliminating clutter both at home and within yourself will save you from stress after your baby arrives.

5 simple steps which have become my survival mantra for indoor harmony (mind and house version)

✅ Gain control : choose what you need and possess only that. Everything else is delete. I mean possessions, people, apps on your phone everything. Quality over quantity.

✅ Save your time : We didn’t realise how precious that me time can become. Hoard it. Talk only to people who cheer u. Also decluttering the unwanted will make a lot of time and space in your house. Imagine the luxury of extra space in your apartment. See your claustrophobia lift like magic.

✅ Saving money: we may not talk much about it but it’s the need of the hour. Chose what you want to buy wisely. Don’t impulse shop from home even though u might be tempted to. Invest in valuable and sustainable products.

✅Add patterns: to your life. Have a timetable follow it. 5pm should be tea time and yes 11pm should be bed time not early morning. Make a list of what u possess. I found I have 5 different plain black v neck t shirts 🙈 – donated!

✅Box your possessions : This is the best way to declutter homes and minds. We boxed up things of the same kind to realise how much unwanted and unused stuff we had. Clothes, make up, toys! By boxing up feelings I mean staying indoors we tend to dwell into the gloomy just because we have lesser distractions and less physical work. Talk to friends, hug your family more and be mindful of where u are. Don’t loose yourself in your thought train.

Are you going to reclaim your life or swim in a whirlwind of chaos? The choice is really yours. Also this can be very therapeutic in the long run.

This post is written as a part of #blogchattera2z challenge

20 Comments Add yours

  1. Matheikal says:

    Decluttering is vital especially these days when a lot of filth is being thrown into our lives by many forces.


  2. pythoroshan says:

    Coming from a family of hoarders, the physical objects part of this really resonated with me. As for the rest, yes… I need to declutter my own mind and time as well and learn to prioritize.


  3. Varsh says:

    Having a timetable surely helps. Decluttering our minds and home is the best way to let positivity seep in.


  4. I like how you have co related the physical with the mental. Both need to decluttering often if one has to live stress free.
    Deepika Sharma


  5. Harjeet Kaur says:

    Sustainable living is the need of the hour..minimalism should be our lifestyle. This pandemic has made us realise how much we clutter ur lives and our minds. When u declutter your surroundings u actually declutter your mind too..wonderful post!


  6. Pr@Gun says:

    Lockdown made us more aware of our homes, and ourselves too. Decluttering and sustainable living is the demand of the time. Thanks for sharing survival tips for indoor hamony.


  7. Decluttering surely helps and bring back order on our lives. In today’s chaotic world, this is absolutely necessary.


  8. Decluttering is definitely the need of an hour.. This pendamic has made all ours realize that. Wonderful post and great tips.

    Liked by 1 person

  9. Harshita says:

    Whenever I feel overwhelmed I declutter, it makes me feel in control.
    great post!


  10. Dr. Surbhi Prapanna says:

    Yes I strongly beive in all points and do all these time to time. decluttering gives peace of mind and also save lots of time in later days.


  11. I totally believe that Eliminating clutter both at home and within yourself will save you from any stress . This is the need of the hour .


  12. Home is the environment where we spend most of the time. You have mentioned everything straight to the point.


  13. Decluttering both physically and mentally is essential . Especially to new moms


  14. Navita Bhatia says:

    Decluttering of mind is as important as clearing the visual clutter around our homes. Great pointers- neat and crisp. I have been working on having set timings for everything lately. Let’s see how it gets worked out.


  15. aditi says:

    I understand that decluttering helps in redefining oneself but I’m a hoarder🙈 I
    I need to follow all these steps.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. I am a hoarder too just like dieting u need to practice portion control on hoardings


  16. Archana says:

    Absolutely true! Decluttering always makes space for something better to fit in, whether it is a thought or a materialistic thing. One must know the importance and value of real possession.


  17. I resonate so much with your blog post. Decluttering really helps one grow up


  18. Neha says:

    Decluttering usually makes me feel energized and in control of things. We have a regular ritual of de cluttering after a few months.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. That’s the healthiest way for both body and mind


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