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Simple Ways to Declutter Your Life


  • Look over your bank and credit card statements to track your spending habits.
  • Make a list of luxuries you can live without, then live without them.
  • Pay cash and leave your credit card at home.
  • Walk or ride a bicycle and drive less, saving on gas.
  • Buy just the foods you will eat and freeze leftovers to save on waste.
  • Eat out less. Cook at home and bring your lunch to work.
  • Cancel your T.V. and watch shows on your computer.
  • Rather than rent movies take out DVD’s from the library.

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Delia Quigley is the Director of StillPoint Schoolhouse, where she teaches a holistic lifestyle based on her 30 years of study, experience and practice. She is the creator of the Body Rejuvenation Cleanse, Cooking the Basics, and Broken Bodies Yoga. Delia's credentials include author, artist, natural foods chef, yoga instructor, energy therapist and public speaker. Follow Delia's blogs: and. To view her website go to


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9:51AM PST on Feb 17, 2013

Definitely easier said the done...but thanks for these great tips!!!

7:47AM PST on Jan 2, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

7:49AM PST on Jan 1, 2013

Seriously this is a good article - just take it one step at a time (I keep telling myself that!).

7:45AM PST on Jan 1, 2013

How did they get that photo of me? Oh no - it isn't me as that is just paper - I'm drowning under everything else!

7:02AM PDT on May 2, 2012

Great article, I always feel so much better after a de clutter, everything in life seems so much easier

5:43AM PDT on Apr 27, 2012

thanks for sharing

10:19AM PST on Mar 7, 2012


11:18PM PST on Jan 1, 2012

Thank you for the ideas.

9:53AM PST on Dec 27, 2011

I think we need an article on "how to stay uncluttered". I read these declutter articles and I go declutter. Somehow I always find myself back where I started but with other things.
I will try to remain uncluttered, promise this time I will do it, honest!

10:15PM PST on Nov 26, 2011

What helpful suggestions!

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