A Guide to Decluttering for a Fresh Start in 2024

The holiday season can often be overwhelming and over-extended.

Remember to carve out some time to rest, recharge, and remember the reason for the season.

As we move into the New Year, I encourage you to start 2024 with a mind, body, home, heart, relationships, people, places, and all things that weigh heavily on you.


Clutter is stressful and distracting. There’s a connection between clutter and procrastination. Clutter causes stress, decreases productivity, and can make it challenging to unwind. 

Overall,  clutter can negatively impact your work, your relationships, and your health. 

Thankfully, there are simple and effective ways to start reducing the clutter in your life.

  1. Make a declutter checklist
  2. Start Small
  3. Ask yourself, does this bring me joy? 
  4. Unsubscribe and remove.
  5. Shred, Trash, and Recycle anything outdated. 
  6. Tidy up your workspace and vehicle.
  7. Don’t buy things that don’t serve a purpose. 
  8. Don’t keep things “just in case the other breaks.” Owning multiple of the same items is a big part of clutter.
  9. Practice being mindful. We often forget not to get consumed with the past, future, and negative self-talk.
  10. Toxic Habits and Relationships.
  11. Unplug; the brain needs time to rest and relax. 
  12. Hire a professional organizer; this is an excellent opportunity to start the home and business process of Decluttering.
  13. Make decluttering a priority. Whether weekly, bi-monthly, or quarterly, mark your calendars for time to reflect, decompress, and clear out your space.

Merry Christmas 🎄 and Happy New Year. Thank you for following Neat.