13 New Rules of Decluttering (O! The Oprah Magazine)

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Looking to get organized this spring? O’s serviceable and soulful guide can help you make a plan, follow through and get started living—with less.

Rule #10: Fork It

“Everyone has a place in their house for forks. If you found a random fork in the bathroom or under the couch, you’d immediately know it didn’t belong there and would return it to the kitchen without another thought. Everything in your life should be this easy to put away. If an item occupies no specific location when not in use, it becomes clutter.” —Productivity consultant Steve McClatchy, author of the new book Decide: Work Smarter, Reduce Your Stress, and Lead By Example, who developed a more organized approach to life after growing up in a home with 11 siblings
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