Most of us have no problem admitting we have more than we need. The difficulty lies in the next steps: How to get rid of it? What room to tackle first? Should we toss, regift, donate, recycle, repurpose, sell? It’s enough to drive a person to lie down and wait until the impulse to tidy passes. This gentle advice from TED speakers will help you look at the excess in your life, get rid of it, and restore some order to your space.
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