Emotional Clutter posts by Rita Wilkins. Rita is a renowned expert in decluttering and minimalism, empowering individuals to simplify their lives through practical tips and resources, while also captivating audiences as a professional speaker and author.


BY RITA WILKINS JUNE 26, 2024 LIFESTYLE A few weeks ago, I produced a YouTube video that went viral, “Mom, Thanks but No Thanks: The Rebellion Against Family Heirlooms.” Watched by tens of thousands of millennials, Gen X, and Baby Boomers alike, it struck a chord and became a great conversation starter between parents and their kids about what [...]

Embracing The Ups, The Downs, And the Emotions of Becoming an Empty Nester

It’s the first day your young adult child moved out of the house. You look around and the house feels so empty. You even miss the dirty socks on the floor, the loud music playing upstairs, and the dirty dishes often left in the sink. You’re lonely. You’re sad. You’re filled with so many emotions [...]

Unpacking Emotional Clutter: How To Let Go 

Clutter is not just an excess of things; it often represents an array of complex emotions. Understanding the emotional ties that bind us to our possessions can be the key to decluttering not just our physical spaces but our minds as well. Let’s explore how recognizing the emotions behind different types of clutter can help [...]

5 Minimalist Decluttering Checklists to Help You Finally Find Your Glasses

You won’t believe how these 5 decluttering checklists are revolutionizing the way people are approaching and succeeding at decluttering their homes and simplifying their lives! If you are overwhelmed by clutter and searching for ways to live a simpler life with less stuff and less stress, these 5 decluttering checklists might be the solution you [...]

Minimalism Through the Generations: A Diverse Approach to Decluttering 

Why Decluttering Appeals Across Generations  Despite their differences, all generations can agree on the stress-relieving benefits of decluttering. A minimalist approach helps enhance focus, increase productivity, and reduce anxiety. Decluttering is not just about creating more physical space; it's about making room for more health, happiness, and freedom in life.  Baby Boomers: Preserving With Purpose  [...]

9 Quick Ways to Kickstart or Restart Your Decluttering Journey

Decluttering Your Home Is an Enormous Task It’s easy to feel intimidated and overwhelmed by the enormity of the task. So how do you get started or get restarted? Try These 9 Quick and Easy Strategies to Start or Continue Your Decluttering Journey: 1.  Start small. It’s been proven that by starting small with just [...]

How Decluttering in My 60s Changed My Life (And How It Can Change Yours Too!)

The Clutter Mystery Did you know that, according to a University of California study, the average American home has over 300,000 items in it? 300,000 items! No wonder Americans are stressed out by the amount of stuff in their homes. No wonder we are having difficulty concentrating, focusing, and getting things done. No wonder one [...]

Rita’s Minimalist Wardrobe Decluttering Checklist

While packing for a trip recently, I realized how much I dread packing! It shouldn’t be this hard, but even though I was looking forward to my vacation, forward to my vacation, I found myself overwhelmed by my cluttered, disorganized closets. I struggled to find the things I wanted to pack, which led to so [...]

5 Essential Tips to Manage Emotional Clutter for a Happier Life 

Emotional clutter can be as stifling as physical clutter, often holding us back from experiencing joy and fulfillment in our daily lives. Whether it's past regrets, unresolved conflicts, or the fear of letting go, emotional baggage accumulates, weighing us down. Fortunately, there are effective strategies to help clear away this intangible clutter, paving the way [...]

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Simplify Your Life in Just 3 Easy Steps

In this blog I’m going to show you how to simplify your life in just 3 easy steps. You will not believe the difference it can make in living a simpler, more balanced, and more peaceful life! If you are feeling overwhelmed and stressed by the overabundance of clutter in your home and in your [...]

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