Does your closet fill you with joy, or with despair?
When you open the doors to your closet and look inside, do you smile at your clothes or do you shut the doors quickly and with a frown?
If your clothes make you smile and happy, bravo!
If they don't, do something about it.
If you don't know where to start and feel overwhelmed, don't panic just yet.
Stop right there.
Take a deep breath.
There must be at least one piece in your closet that you can't stand and yet... you haven't got rid of it.
I know, I know, you have plenty of excuses as to why you haven't yet.
Don't tell me.
Think about this item right now.
What is it?
Is it a dress?
Now that you know which piece it is, open your closet.
Locate it and remove it forthwith.
Get rid of it in a way that's fine with you.
How to Declutter and Tidy Your Closet
How do you feel?
As if a weight has been lifted?
That is very good.
Now, repeat the process.
Yes, there must be another item that no longer makes you smile. That you no longer love. It's time to say goodbye. To cut the cord.
Repeat this exercise until you have got rid of all your unwanted pieces. You can do this over a few days. It may take a little while if you aren't used to declutter.
You will come up with plenty of excuses and reasons why you can't do this.
Of course, it's up to you.
You do whatever you want.
The Tidy Closet
But I will ask you this:
If you read my blog or my books or even joined my French Chic facebook group, isn't it because you are interested in French Chic? I guess you want to dress well. You want to look stylish. You want to feel more confident. am I right?
So, if your closet does not fill you with joy, it is time to take action, to do something about it.
But you are not alone.
We've all been there one day or another.
We've all had a few, or many!, pieces that clogged up our closet and cramped our style.
But now it is your turn to take the bull by the horns!
Don't stand there and feel grim.
Put a big smile on your face right now and say: yes, I am ready to do this. I am tackling this untidy closet of mine once and for all! I will win this!
Please let us know how you get on.
PS: If you're looking for motivation, tips, step by step and know-how on how to declutter your closet, check out my ecourse The Tidy Closet
I'm Marie-Anne Lecoeur. I teach women how to upgrade their style and think, shop & dress like a French woman in my Ecourses and The French Chic Academy
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