Do you have difficulty letting go of items, especially those you spent good money on or sentimental to your family? Sometimes, the very same things you bought to spruce up your home or items that had a specific purpose can lead to feeling overwhelmed.
A Little Inspiration
Spring is over, but that doesn’t mean you have to stop working on cleaning or reducing clutter. Letting go is hard, but you don’t have to do it alone—you can get some help or watch a show for inspiration. Decluttering is the first step to getting an organized home—and these TV shows may help you do both.
1. Tidying Up with Marie Kondo
Inspired by her book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Marie Kondo’s show follows along with the lessons and techniques inside the pages. Her passion for decluttering and tidying and helping others is inspiring and has helped many reduce clutter in their homes.
25 Signs You Need to Start Decluttering Today
It can be so tempting to put off boring and overwhelming tasks until tomorrow. We want to wait for the magical day when we’re filled with motivation and inspiration to finally tackle our tasks, but that day rarely, if ever, comes. Well, the wait is over! These are 25 signs you need to start decluttering today.
2. The Minimalists: Less Is Now
Sometimes, we must first understand why we hold on and how to let go. So whether or not you’re attempting to achieve a truly minimalist lifestyle, this documentary (sorry—not a traditional TV show) will likely impact your mindset.
3. Get Organized With The Home Edit
Created by two organizing experts who have published a book and helped celebrities declutter their homes, this show will help you turn your home around. This is an excellent pick if you’re past the initial decluttering and focus more on coordination and aesthetics.
The Biggest Decluttering Mistake You Don’t Know You’re Making
This common sorting mistake can completely derail your decluttering progress. Find out what mistake you’re probably making without realizing and what to do instead.
4. Clean House
Hosted by the endearing Niecy Nash, this show focused on helping families with disheveled hopes turn them around, reduce clutter, and become more organized. So if you want to figure out how successful people keep their homes organized, this show is for you.
5. Mission: Organization
Although this show is a bit older, its lessons are still practical. It originally aired on HGTV and offered tips on organizing, decluttering, and even keeping your space clean. This show may help you figure out what daily tips work for maintaining your home.
One Question Keeping Your Home Cluttered
It’s true! Asking yourself this one question could be keeping your home cluttered. Learn what that question is and how simply rewording it can mean the difference between struggling with clutter and finally becoming clutter-free:
6. Hot Mess House
Interested in organizing and reducing clutter in your space, from the oversized items to the paperwork? Watch this show to find out what style is right for you and learn practical advice to help you categorize and declutter.
Many people think of Hoarders as a show that shames people’s hoarding habits, but it can offer much more. However, there may be a helpful perspective you can achieve from watching Hoarders. Sometimes seeing people who have gathered a significant amount of mess in their lives can help you let go.
Declutter Your Home Quickly: 10 Easy Ways to Simplify
If you’re feeling overwhelmed by stuff and wondering how to purge your home, we’ve got you covered. Starting to declutter and simplify your life doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Promise! Here are 10 easy ways to get started and create a happy, organized life.
8. Design Doctors
Are you done decluttering or looking forward to making your house feel like a home once you’ve eliminated the mess? This show might offer inspiration for the fun and joy of decorating that’s to come after you’ve finished decluttering.
9. Hack My Life
This show is a little different, focusing on how to use everyday items inventively. If you have a lot of clutter in your home that you can’t let go of, perhaps you can figure out new purposes for some items.
10. Tiny House Nation
Although much of the content in shows and documentaries about tiny houses focus on the house or structure itself, consider this one an inspiration to downsize. You may never be able to declutter to the point of moving into a tiny house, but you can reduce what you have to lighten your load.
This article was produced and syndicated by Happy Organized Life.