I often use the word minimalism and sort out Replaceable. Of course they are different, but still connected.
Tidying up focuses on getting rid of surface-level possessions. Minimalism helps us discover how little we actually need.
Minimalism is better in my opinion, but few people can transition to having less possessions without some sort of elimination along the way.
No matter what you want to call it or how much progress you want to make, if you’re ready to make the effort to clear your home of unwanted possessions, you’ll love the change.
Here are 23 things you can remove from your home.
1. Unused or old power cord and charger
2. Extra hangers taking up space
3. Worn out or unused shoes
4. Old towels and linens
5. Games/puzzles with missing pieces
6. Old and expired medicine
7. Magazines and newspapers read
8. Expired food in the refrigerator or pantry
9. CDs and DVDs
10. A book you’ve already read and don’t want to read anymore
11. Old and expired makeup
12. Broken or obsolete jewelry
13. Reproduction of household items such as scissors and pens
14. Unnecessary paperwork such as old invoices and receipts
15. Old, outdated or broken electronics
16. Old and worn pillows, sheets and towels in your linen closet
17. Cleaning products you no longer use
18. UNUSED SPORTS OR EXERCISE EQUIPMENT
19. Old candles that haven’t been used in years
20. Unused pet toys
21. Takeaway Sauce Napkin Menu
22. Outdated ornaments no longer displayed in homes
23. Almost everything in the junk drawer
Organizing your home can be a daunting task, but it’s also an incredibly liberating experience.
Choose one item at a time from the list above and you will love the changes you see in your home.