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Have you ever taken stock and looked around your home and wondered just where did all this stuff come from? Your next thought is I need to declutter! I usually declutter when I move house, and as I don't move house very often it can take me months to pack all the goods and chattels, decluttering as I go.
I definitely have a penchant for hanging on to things because I might need them one day or for sentimental value but I admire friends who live a minimalist lifestyle and have no problem with disposing of material items which no longer serve a purpose.
If you have ever taken a moment and decided it is time for a spring clean but are not really sure the best way to tackle the beast, then these Decluttering Workshops may be for you.
There is no doubt about the sense of achievement that comes when you look around and have successfully reduced the amount of clutter in your home. Decluttering increases your wellbeing, reduces housework and gives you more mental and physical space.
These workshops presented by Amelia Balmer from To Keep or Not To Keep: Clutter Management Solutions provide practical tips and skills and the rightsize approach to get you decluttering sustainably and get rid of your excess belongings. There are five different workshops providing the secrets of living better with less.
Workshop 1: Rightsize Your Life! Wednesday 18 September 2019 1 pm to 3 pm will show you how to identify your areas of biggest concern and teach you how to decide what to keep, sell, donate and recycle.
Workshop 2: Reclaim Your Space! Wednesday 25 September 2019 1 pm to 3 pm will help you to now what declutter equipment to use to get time-saving results and you will find out what to do with those objects you no longer need.
Workshop 3: Edit Your Excess! Wednesday 2 October 2019 6 pm to 8 pm will teach you how to make a plan that will work for you in your timeframes and will provide a proven set of strategies for success.
Workshop 4: You Are Your Memories! Wednesday 9 October 2019 6 pm to 8 pm will begin your journey to understanding why you are keeping items you may not need and provide tips how and where to dispose of your excess belongings sustainably.
Workshop 5: There's No Place Like Home! Wednesday 16 October 2019 1 pm to 3 pm will help you not to return to your cluttered previous space by establishing positive routines and providing future-proofed solutions to maintain your new decluttered lifestyle.
Amelia Balmer, Clutter Management Solutions. Photo: Junction Australia
You can attend one session to get the basics of clutter management or attend all five for a deeper understanding of the 'Rightsize Approach'. Spaces are limited, please follow the links above to book your space.
Presented with the support of The City of Marion and Junction Australia, all workshops are free and held at the Marion Cultural Centre – Sturt Room, 287 Diagonal Road, Oaklands Park.
Participants will receive a free handout relating to the workshop attended.