In this excerpt from the March 2018 episode of Ask the Vet (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hjWYbNaibw), Dr. Gray gives her lists of pros and cons of ...
Tips No. 156. Small furniture will open up your space.No matter how big your bedroom is, opt for small pieces of furniture and you will free up your space significantly. It’s better to have a few pieces with drawers and a few floating shelves than a large closet. In this way, you will achieve the better results because each and every item will find their "home". In the large closet, they could be scattered and invisible.
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. 178. You can easily sort the files.A mountain of paperwork is a nightmare for many people. The reason is simple. We didn’t create a good spot for them and papers keep piling up for days, weeks, months… No worries, the solution is at your fingertips. You can organize some simple folders.First of all, you should bring the papers all together. Simply go throughout all rooms in your house and pick up any paper clutter.Bring them into one place. Now you have your pile of papers.Next, create the folders.Then, add labels. For instance, you can make the label named "Bills". Or "Trash". Or "Papers requiring action" (e.g. forms, school papers, etc.)Take a handful of papers from the pile. You should make quick decisions: file them right now or trash them. That’s it!