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April 14, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 95

There are so many benefits that de-cluttering can bring to you and your home. Not only can a good clear out create more space for the family but it can also clear your mind of all the associated stress and anxiety caused by a disorganised environment.

All too often, as with most of our mum-related responsibilities, we like to think we can cope with the huge and daunting task of de-cluttering our homes. If you, like many women, are under the impression you must do everything yourself in order to achieve Supermum status (a ridiculously stressful and non-existing aspiration), think again!

Asking others for help is a good way to be efficient with time, resources and energy. When de-cluttering, it is vital to ask for the help of others, especially those who live with you, so they understand and appreciate what it is you are trying to achieve.

Your partner should want to get involved in case you throw out his beloved record collection and the kids should be wary of you getting rid of their favourite toys! Of course you wouldn't do this, but the thought of such a catastrophe should be enough to get them bought in!

Your children are never too young to help you tidy and organise of the home - and these are great skills for them to acquire. Ask them to sort through their toys and books, to decide which they no longer need or have outgrown. Encourage them by arranging to take the unwanted items to a charity shop so other children can benefit from these items.

If everyone has helped in your de-clutter, it is more likely they will help maintain a harmonious home environment. They will understand the value of what you are trying to achieve. This will not only help you long-term but it will support the whole family to enjoy happy relationships in calm, relaxed surroundings.

So, when you're next at the supermarket, invest in an extra pair of washing up gloves and some new dusters, to allow every member of the family to get involved in the upkeep of the household chores!

De-cluttering your home will enable you to banish negative thoughts that overwhelm you and affect your health and well-being. By organising your surroundings - and getting your family involved in the process - you will feel refreshed, focused and in control of your life and home environment.

Start your journey today - achieve confidence, balance and joy.

Tracey Wall is a professional personal coach and director of Empowering Mums. Empowering Mums enables mums to live their dreams and aspirations, to become confident, balanced, fulfilled and happy women. We work by supporting and encouraging mums to take ownership of their lives, make positive changes, fulfil their potential and live their lives to the full, achieving life-long ambitions and goals in all aspects of their life. Become the woman you strive to be and live with intention, not regret! Contact Empowering Mums today on 01606 785 357 or visit for more information.

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