Looking at my latest blog posts it’s looking a lot like a “travel” site, rather than a minimalist journey site. Now there are reasons for this as I’ve been traveling a bit this summer (only short trips) and my heart these days have been focused more on future travels than decluttering my life.
The last few years, I’ve been doing really good. I’ve been focused, been counting the items leaving the house, and I have slowly but surely seen the result of my decluttering efforts.
This year! Not so much 😦
I could say, it’s been quite the opposite… I’ve done nothing, nada, zilch on the declutter front, and it’s time, it is TIME to get with the program.
I figured that September is a good a month as any, to get back on the declutter wagon. You know, put a little focus into it, just to get the ball rolling!
So, this is what I’m thinking… Why not make myself a tiny 21 day challenge, sort of like I
did tried earlier this year, with my blog writing. But a declutter challenge, this time around!
So what is it going to be? Well, I could off course give myself a hairy goal of oodles of things out the door… but as the intention of this is to get back into to groove of things (rather than set myself up for failure), I’m going to do tiny steps… tiny, tiny steps, just to make sure I have a chance, to get myself back into the habit.
So here it is! My goals for this challenge:
- I will dedicate at least 15 minutes a day to decluttering, every day, without fail.
- At the end of each week, I will give you an update of what went out-the-door.
- Out-the-door – hopefully 231 items. Why 231? Well… even thought I’m going for tiny steps, I shouldn’t make it too easy on myself.. should I? I was trying to find the perfect number of items out-the-door and thought.. hey.. why not do a kind of mini version of The Minimalists MinsGame, that should give me just enough challenge. Declutter the amount of items corresponding with the day. Day 1 = 1 item, day 2 = 2 items and so on up to day 21 = 21 items. Total = 231.
And I’m starting Monday.
Monday marks the beginning of the week, and I figured that would be a great day to start it all up 🙂
Want to join me, on my 21 day challenge, my teensy weensy MinsGame?
Yes! Cool! Let me know and we can do it together!
Caught you off guard? Just jump in any day… anything out-the-door, is golden 🙂