"Decluttering is good for us, we are told. Too much stuff can weigh us down mentally and physically, while a good clear-out sweeps the decks clean and allows fresh energy to flow in. However, it’s hard to let go of those precious stores of memories and meaningfulness in our possessions.
There’s no explaining why so many of us cling to things we don’t really want, or may never use, or can’t remember how they came to be there in the first place. Yet, according to organising expert Jennifer Ford Berry, author of Organise Now!, this issue is best approached with a firm hand and an iron will because, she says, tackling clutter can help one move forward with life."
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