August 6, 2022

A pro organizer reveals her top tip for downsizing your closet

A PRO organizer has revealed her trick to shrinking her clients’ closets.

It’s a simple “game” and only takes three seconds.

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A cleaning expert says she can help you declutter your closet with a simple trickCredit: TikTok/kayleenkellyorganize
She says her advice empowers people to make conscious decisions about what they really need

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She says her advice empowers people to make conscious decisions about what they really needCredit: TikTok/kayleenkellyorganize

“This is a tool…that I created that helps my clients make quick and confident decisions when purging,” home organizer Kayleen Kelly said in a video she posted on TikTok. .

She then explained her advice through an example of someone wanting to purge their t-shirt collection.

“So you collect all the ones you have and put them in a pile.

“Now you’re going to make a decision on each T-shirt and it’s either yes, you keep it or no, it’s fine,” she said.

She then advised that the decision be made in three seconds, but if you hesitate, “it’s an automatic hold”.

“It works so well because when you have this time crunch, you’re making decisions off of instinct and not giving your brain time to tell you all the reasons why you need to keep it,” she said. Kayleen.

“It also turns it into a game of speed [and] adds some excitement to this process which can be exhausting and slow.

The professional organizer also mentioned that the counseling works very well for people with ADHD and other neurodivergents.

“This ensures that you make comfortable and confident decisions about your articles,” she concluded.

Many people in the comments section were a bit eager to try the three-second trick, and one person specifically mentioned that they were nervous about not being able to let go of their stuff when the time came.

Luckily, decluttering expert Vicky Silverthorn previously shared with The Sun her advice for those struggling to part with their stuff.

“Many of us make the mistake of putting a sentimental imprint on things just because we’ve had them for a long time,” she wrote.

“But ask yourself, ‘Is this my taste? Do I have room for that? And will I use it?

“Keep only the things you really love.”

Having ADHD herself, expert says her advice works for those who are neurodivergent

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Having ADHD herself, expert says her advice works for those who are neurodivergentCredit: TikTok/kayleenkellyorganize

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