These letters are among the more than 500 responses from readers to our request for personal stories about dealing with their own lifetime accumulation of possessions or that of a loved one.
Five ways to soothe a mind overstimulated by anxiety, stress and streams of information.
We ask readers about preparing in advance or cleaning a house after the loss of a family member.
All that “stuff” in our drawers, closets and corners is a hazard, but there are ways to keep it at bay.
As we continue to spend more time at home, we can turn to experts for everything from decluttering to choosing houseplants or even custom-made scents for each room.
With little else to do during lockdown, many people decided to do some good housekeeping, and thrift shops are booming.
The pandemic spurred people to buy. It also compelled them to shed their belongings and their old identities.
In rural places where there are few actual homes, there are now more teeny tiny warehouses than you would believe, all for stuff that won’t fit anywhere else.
Before the contractor can get started on demolishing my kitchen, I have to clear out the things I don’t need. But everyone needs a melon scooper, right?
The free task-reminder app on your phone can keep you and your projects on track.
Is it possible that a sense of style is one more thing we lost during the pandemic? Here’s why dressing to be seen in public seems so much harder now.
Chrissy Teigen, Kris Jenner and Emma Grede have come together to build a saucy cleaning brand.
South Korean YouTubers are sharing the simple pleasures of keeping a clean, organized and food-filled home.
In this corner of YouTube, you can watch someone else clean the house — and you won’t be alone.
Two reality shows airing this winter grapple with what to do with our family heirlooms.
A partnership with the Container Store will offer a line of 100 organizing objects for people who ‘don’t have as many empty boxes.’
For a family of five, 500 square feet was enough until the coronavirus hit. Now they’ve upsized to an 800-square-foot two-bedroom.
Objects saved and accumulated can be a balm for uncertain times.
If you’re overwhelmed from telecommuting for months, here are ways to step away from your devices and, just maybe, get to inbox zero.
The Home Edit won over Khloé Kardashian and Gwyneth Paltrow with a particular style of home organization. Now a new Netflix show will showcase its high aspirations and “low bar” ethos.
We’re home all the time, but since no one is ever coming over, is there really any reason to tidy up?
Working from home during a pandemic is stressful enough without having to constantly pick up after your children. Here’s how to avoid it.
You’re just a few steps away from a happier wardrobe.
In a time when we are all stuck at home day dreaming of far-flung adventures, one writer finds solace in the accessories she collected as travel souvenirs.
What the “The Joy of Cooking” was to the culinary arts, “Home Comforts” was to keeping house. Now, five weeks into lockdown, it’s freshly relevant.
Here is some inspiration to upgrade your home, no trips to the store necessary.
Like a particularly aggressive strain of kudzu, your children’s artistic output will invade every room of your home if you don’t battle it back.
A cluttered home can be a stressful home, researchers are learning.
Don’t wait for a crisis like a broken hip to modify your home.