Put Clutter in a Box with An Expiration Date

Author Elaine St. James explains how she deals with clutter in Simplify Your Life:

Put them in a box with a label indicating a date two or three years from now—but don’t list the contents on the label. Store the box in the attic or the basement, or wherever is convenient. Once a year, examine the labels. When you come across a box whose date has passed, throw it out without opening it. Since you don’t know what’s inside, you’ll never miss it.

via Put Clutter in a Box with An Expiration Date.

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