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One Year to an Organized Life: From Your Closets to Your Finances, the Week-by-Week Guide to Getting Completely Organized for Good by Regina Leeds

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WEEK TWO

Get to the Bottom of Your Closet

This week, you can

• Understand how your attachment to clothes may be emotional

• Clean out your closet of all unwanted and unrelated items

• Make donations to charity or to friends and family

Time required: Three to five hours in your closet, depending on the size of the closet and the number of clothes you have to go through. Add two hours for distribution of donated items, unless you arrange for them to be picked up. In that case, allow thirty minutes for the required phone calls.

WHEN WE FEEL VULNERABLE AND powerless in our lives, we frequently do one of two things: we gain weight or we weight ourselves down with too much stuff. Fat and stuff are both buffers against a world we perceive as threatening ...

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