Whenever it is time to get on with decluttering, you might find it hard to get rid of some things. It is hard for a lot of people to rid themselves of items they have owned for some time. It is understandable since people tend to develop sentimental attachment to objects. As soon as you start going through the stuff that has been cluttering your space, you begin hesitating about what to get rid of and what to keep. In this article we are going to talk about a few “rules” that keep you from getting rid of unnecessary items, as well as a special method that might help you get rid of whatever you feel like is too dear to throw away.
- You spent good money on it. – It is a misconception that you should keep something just because you spent money on it. Yes, maybe in the past it was worth it for you and you really really wanted it but it has probably served its time already. Do not forget that you do not have to lose the money you once paid for it. You can sell it, give it to someone who would enjoy it or donate it. Do not let money stop you from getting rid of something that is taking up space, know it was worth it if you once enjoyed having it. If it is an expensive item in good condition but you do not use or need it, keep the good memories with it and give it up for donation.