Set your timer for 5, 10, or 15 minutes. Pick ONE thing, a drawer or shelf or something like that. Take everything off that ONE THING, go through everything and make a decision:
Throw away, put away or give away.
Wipe out shelf or drawer and put the things back that need to go back.
Put the give away things in a bag and put them directly into your car. (DON'T FORGET TO DROP THEM OFF AT WHERE YOU ARE TAKING THEM.)
Don't take out more then you can put away. This is decluttering babysteps at a time.
I learned a lot of tricks from flylady. :) I give her all support and credit for these ideas.
Answer by beckcorc at 10:19 PM on Jul. 17, 2009