Something as simple as a photo can make you train your mind to get rid of things you do not need. According to some research you are thinking about the memories you have of experiences with the items. Example you wore a pair of green pants to a party for your 21 first birthday.
Basically something as simple as taking a picture of a item can make you get rid of stuff you do not need and clean your home.
- People hold onto mementos for sentimental reasons and this results in clutter
- A survey by the Ohio State University found that taking a photograph of sentimental item could replace keeping the actual item.
- The school had a de-clutter drive having students take pictures of items and then dropping off the items. Hundreds of items were given away.
“Think about it: We all have a bunch of stuff we can’t bring ourselves to part with, but in all honesty we know we’ll never use them again”