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April 18 2012 Living Simply Newsletter

Last week was Spring Break for my family. And I had a project. I have one room in my house that was wall to wall with books. My project was to empty the room, getting rid of all the books except the ones where I said, "I can't possibly get rid of that!" My family have decided to go digital where books are concerned.

But what I discovered was that decluttering isn't easy, there is an emotional side to decluttering, it's not just a case of throwing things out. So that's what this week's article was about.

Why is decluttering so difficult?
Why do we have so much stuff in our homes, yet it is difficult to deal with it? Recognizing why decluttering is difficult is the first step to working out how to deal with it and conquering it.

Simplifying your life leads to more peace
It is my belief that the simpler your life is, the more inner peace and contentment you will have. Here are a number of things you can do to simplify your life in order to gain that peace.

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Tina Razzell, Living Simply Editor

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