* “will anyone be happier if I save this?” – swedish death cleaning

Written by 200pockets

21-April-2018.  Stumbled across this article about swedish death cleaning.  Question I must ask myself on a daily basis – “Will Anyone be Happier if I Save This?”

Article – https://www.familyhandyman.com/smart-homeowner/10-things-to-know-about-swedish-death-cleaning/view-all/

“That note your crush passed you in middle school isn’t going to mean anything to anyone other than you. One of the important questions Magnusson poses in her book is: Will anyone be happier if I save this? It’s a good way to frame the inner monologue debate that will go on in your mind as you start to declutter.”

Article – https://www.bobvila.com/articles/death-cleaning/

Don’t wait until your deathbed.

Know where to start.

It’s OK to finally regift those unused presents.

Get others involved.

Keep the keepsakes – but make them manageable.

Slow and steady wins the race.