Decluttering isn’t easy. It requires making a lot of decisions. It occasionally makes you face difficult decisions because someone else gave you an item you don’t use and don’t like.
So now is the time to start talking to friends with whom you normally exchange gifts. Explain that you’ve been decluttering and you’re enjoying the extra space and ease of not cleaning things you don’t care about.
This article here can give you ideas for alternatives, which is helpful since a lot of people like giving and receiving gifts. Tomorrow, you’ll start talking to family.
Susan Caplan McCarthy
I'm Susan, a writer and teacher developing a second career as a Decluttering Coach.