Tonight I decided to get rid of more stuff I can do without. My office is still the area where there is significant excess stuff.
First, I tossed a pile of ‘scrap’ paper which I use for writing shopping lists, menu plans and so on. I realised that there was no way it would ever be used up so into the recycling it went. I still have a small pile of used A4 paper for using in the printer as well as 6 notepads. They are more user-friendly than what I recycled which included blank pages from diaries back as far as 2006.
Next I did a quick sweep through the filing cabinet. It is far from finished but I did cull a lot of stuff. 2 books to the op shop bag, then the cards, piles of old catalogues, fliers and brochures (mostly gardening) from 5 – 10 years ago went into the recycling. I am not sure how they managed to escape previous culling sessions but it just goes to prove that just because you have decluttered an area once that it is done for all time. Things tend to creep back in as well as our needs and interests constantly evolving.
2 plastic sleeves have gone back into the stash of sleeves, 1 bulldog clip and 2 Post-it notepads will go to work (I use them there but not at home).
I intend to move something out of my home everyday this week.
Till next time.