Why declutter and simplify your country home?

Take time to smell the roses. Declutter and simplify.

Do you have room to breathe? Country living doesn’t stop many of us from being busy, busy, busy and stressed, stressed, stressed.* We don’t smell the roses, let alone take time for friends and family or go for walks across the fields, on the beach or in the mountains.

If you declutter and simplify your home, would it really help and make your life easier?

Yes.

In a word, yes.

And it might do a few other things too.

[* It’s the same for town and city living, of course.]

Declutter and simplify and you’ll have more time

Having time is one of the greatest luxuries today. It’s become a precious commodity and it flies, whether you’re having fun or not.

When you’ve simplified your house a little or a lot, you’ll have time for other things. You’ll be able to spend time on things you want to do, without being in a perpetual rush. You might even have time for a big rush that you won’t forget at Rib Ride or Zip World!

You’ll be able to just get to the beach or out for a walk without forgetting something – dog lead, keys, phone.

And the day-to-day routine of (select and add as appropriate) animals, garden, school, shopping, work and perhaps hospital visits will be simply easier. Easier sounds good to me.

You’ll feel much better

Like many people who’ve decluttered and simplified their home, you’ll feel so much better. This is what they say.

I feel more in control of my own life now.

I feel calmer. I’m not so stressed.

The house is cleaner because there isn’t so much stuff.

I’ve saved money because I don’t buy duplicates any more. I know where everything is. And I’ve found money too!

I enjoy what I’ve got because I can actually see it clearly now.

Declutter and simplify and you’ll have more space and more choice

When you’ve decluttered, there’s going to be less mess and more space. How wonderful to be able to find what you want!

And, strangely, having fewer things seems to offer more choice. That’s more choice in what you do with your time, your money, your life!

If things aren’t going right for you, don’t add things. Instead of adding things, you could try taking things away. People say that this helps them to focus on what’s really important.

Three bone-handled forks on blue background. Declutter and simplify

You’re convinced? What next?

It is worthwhile to take the time to declutter and simplify your home. Or, indeed, anywhere you live.

Make a start now.

Read more about decluttering here.

Pick up 10 top tips here.

Start to reduce what you need to curate, maintain, repair and replace in your home.

Get in touch with Uncluttered Wales if you’d like a helping hand. We work in North Wales and further afield too. Just ask.

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