9 Super Simple Ways to Declutter Your Space (and Life) for Good

featured this week on Greatist, by Jeff Cattel

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You think you’re a clean person. You don’t leave dirty dishes in the sink—well, at least not often. You sweep occasionally. Heck, sometimes you even make your bed. But still the clutter piles up—whether it’s mail, books, or clothes. And it quickly becomes so overwhelming that it’s hard to know where to start.

Which is why we asked professional organizers for their top tips to get rid of clutter (for good!). They're all super simple and won't leave you picking up for hours on end.

Use your hangers to your advantage.

"As you wear things, put them back in your closet with the hanger backward, so you can keep track of what you're actually wearing. You'll be amazed at how many things you wear over and over—and what you never touch. It may even encourage you to expand your options and use pieces you may have passed over." — Anjie Cho, author, 108 Ways to Create Holistic Spaces

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