The same principle can be applied to closet cleaning.
“Go into a closet and pull out one-foot-worth of clothing each day. Throw out the extra wire hangers from the dry cleaner, then sort the clothes into piles — one pile for giveaway, one for throw away, one for cleaning or mending and one for pieces you really wear,” Minch says.
• Discover the instant gratification of online giveaway programs.
You can always give your extra items to charity, such as Goodwill. A still faster way to unload is with an online posting.
For instance, Minch likes to see her clients turn to the Freecycle Network (www.freecycle.org), a nonprofit movement of people giving (and receiving) free items from other residents in their local area.
“It’s much easier for people to let go of their things if they know they’ll be put to good use and not wind up in some landfill,” Minch says.
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