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How to win the battle against clutter
How to win the battle against clutter

Clutter happens. It’s a fact of life, especially when we’re tired, rushing around, and have way too many things on our minds. But that doesn’t mean we should resign ourselves to having a cluttered home. The key to getting things under control is tackling clutter hot spots every day so the mess doesn’t become overwhelming. This is definitely one of the organising tips you’ll wish you knew (and abided by) all along.

The good news is that decluttering every day isn’t hard and doesn’t take much time. In fact, these 12 tiny tasks take just a moment and make a big difference. Keep in mind: This isn’t about taking on major chores; it’s about consistently taking care of the little things that pile up. Here’s what professional organisers do to keep their stuff from taking over their lives.