Declutter your home + live a happier life

Declutter your home + live a happier life
    array(18) { ["ID"]=> int(3053641) ["id"]=> int(3053641) ["title"]=> string(41) "Declutter your home + live a happier life" ["filename"]=> string(15) "Declutter-1.jpg" ["url"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-1.jpg" ["alt"]=> string(7) "Flowers" ["author"]=> string(6) "788840" ["description"]=> string(566) "When you're so stressed you can't think straight, take a quick look around. See lots of clutter? Consider it a sign. A disorganized, untidy, clutter-filled home is not only a symptom of stress but also a source of stress. Research shows that we secrete the stress hormone cortisol when surrounded by disarray. Bad news for your body — but the good news is that with a good tidy-up, you could reclaim both your surroundings and serenity. It's not too late to make good on that New Year's resolution. Not sure where to start your big clean-up? Try these top tips:" ["caption"]=> string(0) "" ["name"]=> string(11) "declutter-1" ["date"]=> string(19) "2017-02-01 15:16:28" ["modified"]=> string(19) "2017-02-01 15:18:45" ["mime_type"]=> string(10) "image/jpeg" ["type"]=> string(5) "image" ["icon"]=> string(56) "http://thirdage.com/wp-includes/images/media/default.png" ["width"]=> int(680) ["height"]=> int(360) ["sizes"]=> array(21) { ["thumbnail"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-1-120x120.jpg" ["thumbnail-width"]=> int(120) ["thumbnail-height"]=> int(120) ["medium"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-1-220x116.jpg" ["medium-width"]=> int(220) ["medium-height"]=> int(116) ["medium_large"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-1.jpg" ["medium_large-width"]=> int(680) ["medium_large-height"]=> int(360) ["large"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-1-500x265.jpg" ["large-width"]=> int(500) ["large-height"]=> int(265) ["sq-thumb"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-1-226x226.jpg" ["sq-thumb-width"]=> int(226) ["sq-thumb-height"]=> int(226) ["large-ft"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-1.jpg" ["large-ft-width"]=> int(680) ["large-ft-height"]=> int(360) ["detail"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-1-150x150.jpg" ["detail-width"]=> int(150) ["detail-height"]=> int(150) } }
  • array(18) { ["ID"]=> int(3053642) ["id"]=> int(3053642) ["title"]=> string(29) "Sort by category, not by room" ["filename"]=> string(15) "Declutter-2.jpg" ["url"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-2.jpg" ["alt"]=> string(52) "Pile of boxes and woman high-heeled shoes over white" ["author"]=> string(6) "788840" ["description"]=> string(348) "The first step is to tidy by category — for example, deal with all of your shoes first. Go around collecting every pair of shoes from each room of your home and lay them in a pile. It is important to go by this method of category over rooms, otherwise like items will continue to creep from room to room and you will never reign in the clutter." ["caption"]=> string(0) "" ["name"]=> string(11) "declutter-2" ["date"]=> string(19) "2017-02-01 15:16:29" ["modified"]=> string(19) "2017-02-01 15:19:58" ["mime_type"]=> string(10) "image/jpeg" ["type"]=> string(5) "image" ["icon"]=> string(56) "http://thirdage.com/wp-includes/images/media/default.png" ["width"]=> int(680) ["height"]=> int(360) ["sizes"]=> array(21) { ["thumbnail"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-2-120x120.jpg" ["thumbnail-width"]=> int(120) ["thumbnail-height"]=> int(120) ["medium"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-2-220x116.jpg" ["medium-width"]=> int(220) ["medium-height"]=> int(116) ["medium_large"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-2.jpg" ["medium_large-width"]=> int(680) ["medium_large-height"]=> int(360) ["large"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-2-500x265.jpg" ["large-width"]=> int(500) ["large-height"]=> int(265) ["sq-thumb"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-2-226x226.jpg" ["sq-thumb-width"]=> int(226) ["sq-thumb-height"]=> int(226) ["large-ft"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-2.jpg" ["large-ft-width"]=> int(680) ["large-ft-height"]=> int(360) ["detail"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-2-150x150.jpg" ["detail-width"]=> int(150) ["detail-height"]=> int(150) } }
  • array(18) { ["ID"]=> int(3053643) ["id"]=> int(3053643) ["title"]=> string(19) "Separate into piles" ["filename"]=> string(15) "Declutter-3.jpg" ["url"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-3.jpg" ["alt"]=> string(24) "Woman separating clothes" ["author"]=> string(6) "788840" ["description"]=> string(226) "Once you have gone through a particular category, divide the items into three piles: Keep, Toss or Donate. The items you plan to donate or toss, do so as soon as possible so you don’t have time to second-guess your decision." ["caption"]=> string(0) "" ["name"]=> string(11) "declutter-3" ["date"]=> string(19) "2017-02-01 15:16:32" ["modified"]=> string(19) "2017-02-01 15:21:12" ["mime_type"]=> string(10) "image/jpeg" ["type"]=> string(5) "image" ["icon"]=> string(56) "http://thirdage.com/wp-includes/images/media/default.png" ["width"]=> int(680) ["height"]=> int(360) ["sizes"]=> array(21) { ["thumbnail"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-3-120x120.jpg" ["thumbnail-width"]=> int(120) ["thumbnail-height"]=> int(120) ["medium"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-3-220x116.jpg" ["medium-width"]=> int(220) ["medium-height"]=> int(116) ["medium_large"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-3.jpg" ["medium_large-width"]=> int(680) ["medium_large-height"]=> int(360) ["large"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-3-500x265.jpg" ["large-width"]=> int(500) ["large-height"]=> int(265) ["sq-thumb"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-3-226x226.jpg" ["sq-thumb-width"]=> int(226) ["sq-thumb-height"]=> int(226) ["large-ft"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-3.jpg" ["large-ft-width"]=> int(680) ["large-ft-height"]=> int(360) ["detail"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-3-150x150.jpg" ["detail-width"]=> int(150) ["detail-height"]=> int(150) } }
  • array(18) { ["ID"]=> int(3053644) ["id"]=> int(3053644) ["title"]=> string(34) "Take the time to examine each item" ["filename"]=> string(15) "Declutter-4.jpg" ["url"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-4.jpg" ["alt"]=> string(35) "Just the blouse she was looking for" ["author"]=> string(6) "788840" ["description"]=> string(213) "When sorting through your things it is important to examine everything, and ask yourself if each item really gives you a buzz of joy, or serves a purpose in your home and life. If it doesn’t, then off it goes…" ["caption"]=> string(0) "" ["name"]=> string(11) "declutter-4" ["date"]=> string(19) "2017-02-01 15:16:34" ["modified"]=> string(19) "2017-02-01 15:22:11" ["mime_type"]=> string(10) "image/jpeg" ["type"]=> string(5) "image" ["icon"]=> string(56) "http://thirdage.com/wp-includes/images/media/default.png" ["width"]=> int(680) ["height"]=> int(360) ["sizes"]=> array(21) { ["thumbnail"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-4-120x120.jpg" ["thumbnail-width"]=> int(120) ["thumbnail-height"]=> int(120) ["medium"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-4-220x116.jpg" ["medium-width"]=> int(220) ["medium-height"]=> int(116) ["medium_large"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-4.jpg" ["medium_large-width"]=> int(680) ["medium_large-height"]=> int(360) ["large"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-4-500x265.jpg" ["large-width"]=> int(500) ["large-height"]=> int(265) ["sq-thumb"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-4-226x226.jpg" ["sq-thumb-width"]=> int(226) ["sq-thumb-height"]=> int(226) ["large-ft"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-4.jpg" ["large-ft-width"]=> int(680) ["large-ft-height"]=> int(360) ["detail"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-4-150x150.jpg" ["detail-width"]=> int(150) ["detail-height"]=> int(150) } }
  • array(18) { ["ID"]=> int(3053645) ["id"]=> int(3053645) ["title"]=> string(31) ""One day" usually means "never"" ["filename"]=> string(15) "Declutter-5.jpg" ["url"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-5.jpg" ["alt"]=> string(63) "Paint brushes and crafting supplies on the table in a workshop." ["author"]=> string(6) "788840" ["description"]=> string(429) "If you keep telling yourself that someday you will get around to that craft project, or someday you will repair that pair of old jeans, but haven't.... most likely you won’t. So what to do? Either get on it and do that project now - or off it goes. If you do choose to keep something that needs to be repaired, make a concrete plan to make good on doing said task so you don't continue to breathe life into that cluttered pile." ["caption"]=> string(0) "" ["name"]=> string(11) "declutter-5" ["date"]=> string(19) "2017-02-01 15:16:35" ["modified"]=> string(19) "2017-02-01 15:23:06" ["mime_type"]=> string(10) "image/jpeg" ["type"]=> string(5) "image" ["icon"]=> string(56) "http://thirdage.com/wp-includes/images/media/default.png" ["width"]=> int(680) ["height"]=> int(360) ["sizes"]=> array(21) { ["thumbnail"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-5-120x120.jpg" ["thumbnail-width"]=> int(120) ["thumbnail-height"]=> int(120) ["medium"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-5-220x116.jpg" ["medium-width"]=> int(220) ["medium-height"]=> int(116) ["medium_large"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-5.jpg" ["medium_large-width"]=> int(680) ["medium_large-height"]=> int(360) ["large"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-5-500x265.jpg" ["large-width"]=> int(500) ["large-height"]=> int(265) ["sq-thumb"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-5-226x226.jpg" ["sq-thumb-width"]=> int(226) ["sq-thumb-height"]=> int(226) ["large-ft"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-5.jpg" ["large-ft-width"]=> int(680) ["large-ft-height"]=> int(360) ["detail"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-5-150x150.jpg" ["detail-width"]=> int(150) ["detail-height"]=> int(150) } }
  • array(18) { ["ID"]=> int(3053646) ["id"]=> int(3053646) ["title"]=> string(32) "De-clutter your phone and laptop" ["filename"]=> string(15) "Declutter-6.jpg" ["url"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-6.jpg" ["alt"]=> string(71) "Modern laptop, smart phone and tablet with coffee cup on a wooden table" ["author"]=> string(6) "788840" ["description"]=> string(553) "Oh, electronic gadgets - how we love and loathe thee! Now we don't just accumulate clutter in our physical lives... sigh. What to do? Rid your computer, phone, and tablet of useless and unwanted programs and files. Yes. Do it. Delete apps you don't use and organize the ones you do into folders with labels such as “movies,” “music,” and “reading.” Lastly, delete photos and videos that aren’t important - or move them to a cloud-based storage option. And if you have an extensive photo + video collection, organize them by year and month." ["caption"]=> string(0) "" ["name"]=> string(11) "declutter-6" ["date"]=> string(19) "2017-02-01 15:16:37" ["modified"]=> string(19) "2017-02-01 15:24:03" ["mime_type"]=> string(10) "image/jpeg" ["type"]=> string(5) "image" ["icon"]=> string(56) "http://thirdage.com/wp-includes/images/media/default.png" ["width"]=> int(680) ["height"]=> int(360) ["sizes"]=> array(21) { ["thumbnail"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-6-120x120.jpg" ["thumbnail-width"]=> int(120) ["thumbnail-height"]=> int(120) ["medium"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-6-220x116.jpg" ["medium-width"]=> int(220) ["medium-height"]=> int(116) ["medium_large"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-6.jpg" ["medium_large-width"]=> int(680) ["medium_large-height"]=> int(360) ["large"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-6-500x265.jpg" ["large-width"]=> int(500) ["large-height"]=> int(265) ["sq-thumb"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-6-226x226.jpg" ["sq-thumb-width"]=> int(226) ["sq-thumb-height"]=> int(226) ["large-ft"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-6.jpg" ["large-ft-width"]=> int(680) ["large-ft-height"]=> int(360) ["detail"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-6-150x150.jpg" ["detail-width"]=> int(150) ["detail-height"]=> int(150) } }
  • array(18) { ["ID"]=> int(3053647) ["id"]=> int(3053647) ["title"]=> string(12) "Go paperless" ["filename"]=> string(15) "Declutter-7.jpg" ["url"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-7.jpg" ["alt"]=> string(15) "stack of papers" ["author"]=> string(6) "788840" ["description"]=> string(375) "Free yourself from the tyranny of paper! Opt for paperless bills and receipts, scan everything and recycle the originals, keep one file folder for papers that need attention. Piles of mail, statements and unorganized papers only cause unnessessary stress and time lost searching for documents. What's best — going paperless will be helping the environment at the same time!" ["caption"]=> string(0) "" ["name"]=> string(11) "declutter-7" ["date"]=> string(19) "2017-02-01 15:16:38" ["modified"]=> string(19) "2017-02-01 15:25:09" ["mime_type"]=> string(10) "image/jpeg" ["type"]=> string(5) "image" ["icon"]=> string(56) "http://thirdage.com/wp-includes/images/media/default.png" ["width"]=> int(680) ["height"]=> int(360) ["sizes"]=> array(21) { ["thumbnail"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-7-120x120.jpg" ["thumbnail-width"]=> int(120) ["thumbnail-height"]=> int(120) ["medium"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-7-220x116.jpg" ["medium-width"]=> int(220) ["medium-height"]=> int(116) ["medium_large"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-7.jpg" ["medium_large-width"]=> int(680) ["medium_large-height"]=> int(360) ["large"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-7-500x265.jpg" ["large-width"]=> int(500) ["large-height"]=> int(265) ["sq-thumb"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-7-226x226.jpg" ["sq-thumb-width"]=> int(226) ["sq-thumb-height"]=> int(226) ["large-ft"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-7.jpg" ["large-ft-width"]=> int(680) ["large-ft-height"]=> int(360) ["detail"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-7-150x150.jpg" ["detail-width"]=> int(150) ["detail-height"]=> int(150) } }
  • array(18) { ["ID"]=> int(3053648) ["id"]=> int(3053648) ["title"]=> string(55) "Don't just keep things out of guilt. Get real and deal!" ["filename"]=> string(15) "Declutter-8.jpg" ["url"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-8.jpg" ["alt"]=> string(12) "ugly sweater" ["author"]=> string(6) "788840" ["description"]=> string(577) "We are all, well, guilty of this... holding onto things we don't use because we feel guilty getting rid of items that have some sentimental value. Whether it’s an unwanted gift someone gave to you, family memorabilia that has been passed down for you to hang onto (but that you don't really like), or something you have spent a lot of money on, yet have never worn or used — it's time to get real and deal. These things are taking up valuable space in your home — and mind, free yourself from the tyranny of guilt and fill your life with things that bring you real joy. " ["caption"]=> string(0) "" ["name"]=> string(11) "declutter-8" ["date"]=> string(19) "2017-02-01 15:16:40" ["modified"]=> string(19) "2017-02-01 15:25:45" ["mime_type"]=> string(10) "image/jpeg" ["type"]=> string(5) "image" ["icon"]=> string(56) "http://thirdage.com/wp-includes/images/media/default.png" ["width"]=> int(680) ["height"]=> int(360) ["sizes"]=> array(21) { ["thumbnail"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-8-120x120.jpg" ["thumbnail-width"]=> int(120) ["thumbnail-height"]=> int(120) ["medium"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-8-220x116.jpg" ["medium-width"]=> int(220) ["medium-height"]=> int(116) ["medium_large"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-8.jpg" ["medium_large-width"]=> int(680) ["medium_large-height"]=> int(360) ["large"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-8-500x265.jpg" ["large-width"]=> int(500) ["large-height"]=> int(265) ["sq-thumb"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-8-226x226.jpg" ["sq-thumb-width"]=> int(226) ["sq-thumb-height"]=> int(226) ["large-ft"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-8.jpg" ["large-ft-width"]=> int(680) ["large-ft-height"]=> int(360) ["detail"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-8-150x150.jpg" ["detail-width"]=> int(150) ["detail-height"]=> int(150) } }
  • array(18) { ["ID"]=> int(3053649) ["id"]=> int(3053649) ["title"]=> string(35) "Rid yourself of miscellaneous items" ["filename"]=> string(15) "Declutter-9.jpg" ["url"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-9.jpg" ["alt"]=> string(19) "miscellaneous items" ["author"]=> string(6) "788840" ["description"]=> string(425) "We all have those drawers full of random miscellaneous items — from missing buttons, half-used batteries to unidentified cords... Here's a big secret: it's safe to say that you'll likely never need (or use) this motley assortment of items! Clear them out and make space for the things you need and will use. Look carefully through your repository of randomness, glean the useful items out, and toss (or give away) the rest!" ["caption"]=> string(0) "" ["name"]=> string(11) "declutter-9" ["date"]=> string(19) "2017-02-01 15:16:41" ["modified"]=> string(19) "2017-02-01 15:26:09" ["mime_type"]=> string(10) "image/jpeg" ["type"]=> string(5) "image" ["icon"]=> string(56) "http://thirdage.com/wp-includes/images/media/default.png" ["width"]=> int(680) ["height"]=> int(360) ["sizes"]=> array(21) { ["thumbnail"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-9-120x120.jpg" ["thumbnail-width"]=> int(120) ["thumbnail-height"]=> int(120) ["medium"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-9-220x116.jpg" ["medium-width"]=> int(220) ["medium-height"]=> int(116) ["medium_large"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-9.jpg" ["medium_large-width"]=> int(680) ["medium_large-height"]=> int(360) ["large"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-9-500x265.jpg" ["large-width"]=> int(500) ["large-height"]=> int(265) ["sq-thumb"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-9-226x226.jpg" ["sq-thumb-width"]=> int(226) ["sq-thumb-height"]=> int(226) ["large-ft"]=> string(47) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-9.jpg" ["large-ft-width"]=> int(680) ["large-ft-height"]=> int(360) ["detail"]=> string(55) "http://thirdage-assets.thirdage.com/field/image/Declutter-9-150x150.jpg" ["detail-width"]=> int(150) ["detail-height"]=> int(150) } }
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Declutter your home + live a happier life

When you're so stressed you can't think straight, take a quick look around. See lots of clutter? Consider it a sign. A disorganized, untidy, clutter-filled home is not only a symptom of stress but also a source of stress. Research shows that we secrete the stress hormone cortisol when surrounded by disarray. Bad news for your body — but the good news is that with a good tidy-up, you could reclaim both your surroundings and serenity. It's not too late to make good on that New Year's resolution. Not sure where to start your big clean-up? Try these top tips: