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Mar 19

It’s Time to Marie Kondo Your Inbox—Here Are 9 Proven Ways to Do It


We tapped a few productivity experts to provide some tips on how to bring the magical art of tidying up to your inbox.
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Mar 19

You've Kondo'ed, Now What? These Apps (And Their Users) Are Cashing In On Stuff That Doesn't Spark Joy

These apps can help you get rid of all the things that don’t “spark joy”—and they’re all having record-breaking years.
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10
Jan 19

6 Thoughts I Had While Reading Marie Kondo’s “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” For The First Time

Since “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo” debuted on Netflix last week, my mind has been consumed with the decluttering guru’s KonMari method, piles on piles of items, and the idea that objects can spark joy. This is all new information to me because, unlike most of my AT colleagues, I have yet to crack open “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up“—that is, until now.

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Dec 18

11 Things You Really Can Get Rid of Between Christmas and New Year's Day

The week between Christmas and New Year’s Day is usually a quiet one, so it’s the perfect time to go through your things and declutter. Between donating old pantry items and gently worn clothes, recycling gift boxes and catalogs, and tossing out old wine and leftovers, there’s plenty to clear out so you can make your home ready for the new year—and it’ll be conducive to helping you keep your resolutions.

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25
Dec 18

If You Have These 12 Things in Your Closet, It's Time to Get Rid of Them

A new year is about to start, and with that comes a new set of wardrobe needs with items that tend to be much bulkier and take up far more shelf space. If you’re hurting for storage, take a look around your closet and get rid of these items that you totally do not need anymore.

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23
Dec 18

7 Things You Should Declutter Before 2019 Starts

Decluttering in December? Before you minimize your screen, hear us out. We get it: This time of year is super busy, and spring cleaning isn’t for another few months. But what better time to clear the way for better (and safer) things than before the year ends? Set yourself up for success (and less mess) in 2019 by taking some time to declutter now.

Want to start 2019 off right? Sign up now for the January Cure. (it’s free!)

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12
Dec 18

One Super Motivating Way to Flip the Script on Decluttering This Time of Year

We declutter mostly for ourselves. We yearn for the empty space and the room to breathe. So we approach our cupboards, closets, drawers, and garages asking ourselves whatever version of the essential question—do I need this?—that gives us the most clarity. That’s how we decide what to get rid of and what to keep most of the time. But there’s another way to think about it, and there are others to declutter for. Here’s some food for thought this holiday season…

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29
Sep 18

Organizers to the Stars The Home Edit 'Master the Mess' On Their New TV Show

Here at Apartment Therapy, September is meant for decluttering and getting organized—so what better time to check in with some organization experts? You may already be fans of The Home Edit founders Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin from their excellent Instagram account where they share both professional and personal antics, but they’ve recently taken their gorgeous organizational aesthetic (and their fun friendship) a step further.

The Home Edit has teamed up with Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine to bring you Master the Mess, a 12-part series currently airing on DIRECTV, DIRECT NOW, and U-Verse, that follows Clea and Joanna as they transform rooms for clients and tackle organizational projects big and small.

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24
Jul 18

7 Secrets for a Less-Messy Living Room

Living rooms come in all shapes and sizes, and unfortunately, the smaller the apartment, the harder it can be to keep yours organized. Throw in a busy work schedule and a somewhat active social life and suddenly a tiny living room can turn into a cluttered disaster zone, especially when you don’t have a lot of extra room for storage.

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Apr 18

7 Feel-Good Things You Can Declutter in the Name of Earth Day

Getting rid of clutter just feels good. And while there’s absolutely nothing wrong with doing something for our own well-being or for the benefit of our homes, Earth Day has us feeling a little green at the moment.

So here is a list of things we can get rid of to not only breathe new life into our spaces, but also uphold the ethos of “reuse, reduce, and recycle” at the same time — by making sure our discarded items stay out of landfills and get into the hands of people (and animals!) who will benefit from them.

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