35 Things to get Rid of Right Now

35 Things Yo Get Rid Of Right Now

New Year is here and many of us see it as a time to start fresh, improve ourselves and simplify our lives. I firmly believe that our belongings do one of two things for our mind and physical space: bring joy or create clutter. Start your year by taking a look around your space and get rid of anything that doesn’t bring you joy or serve a purpose. Throw it away or donate it. Don’t think. Just do it. It will feel good and you’ll never miss it! I promise. Here’s a list to get you started:

35 Things to To Get Rid of Right Now

  1. Old Cosmetics. Think makeup, lotions, nail polishes, shampoos, toothbrushes, etc.
  2. Unmatching socks or socks with holes
  3. Old underwear and bras.
  4. Dead batteries
  5. Expired Medications
  6. Tupperware with missing lids/pieces
  7. Worn bath, hand and kitchen towels – Repurpose for outside or cleaning use
  8. Clothes your family hasn’t worn in the past 12 months
  9. Kids toys they’ve outgrown or don’t play with
  10. Games and toys with missing pieces
  11. Pens and markers that don’t work
  12. Old dish sponge/scrubber
  13. Small appliances that you don’t ever use
  14. Expired condiments, fridge items, spices and pantry food
  15. Freezer burned food
  16. Decor that doesn’t bring you joy. Seriously evaluate every. single. thing.
  17. Unused electronics
  18. Old bed pillows
  19. Cardboard and boxes. I swear I don’t know how Amazon has any boxes because I’m pretty sure they’re all at my house!
  20. Empty jars and bottles
  21. Hair ties that have lost their stretch
  22. Dried/dead flowers and plants
  23. Out of date catalogs, ads and newspapers
  24. Pet toys that are destroyed or not played with
  25. Flower vases you don’t absolutely love or use
  26. CDs and DVDs
  27. Old swimsuits
  28. Broken hangers
  29. Fridge magnets
  30. Grocery bags
  31. Runned panty hose
  32. Leggings that you can see through when you stretch or bend
  33. Old paint
  34. Fireplace ashes (Throw them in your garden or compost!)
  35. Old sports equipment (ball gloves, balls, bags, etc.)
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