This episode of the Healthy Family Project podcast is all about how to get started with decluttering your home. Angela Betancourt shares tips to get over the overwhelming stage of organizing, how to tackle your closet, and strategies to kickstart your house decluttering journey.

If the thought of decluttering and organizing your home has you running for the hills, stick with us! Today on the podcast, we’re chatting with a professional home organizer about some easy and actionable steps you can take to tackle that closet, clean out that drawer, or go all-in and organize your whole house.

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What We Cover:

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  • 3:40 – How did Angela get started in home organizing?
  • 7:49 – What is the first step to decluttering your home?
  • 14:25 – What is the early process of working with a home organizer?
  • 15:32 – Confronting the mental aspect of decluttering your house
  • 18:20 – Process for decluttering your closet
  • 20:48 – How to let go of clothes you’ve hung onto for too long?
  • 26:03 – Hot takes with Amanda & Angela

About Our Guest, Angela Betancourt

Angela Betancourt is a professional home organizer. In January of 2014, after a 12-year career in marketing and event planning, Angela left the corporate world to become a Licensed Massage Therapist.

Around this same time, she read “The Joy of Less, A Minimalist Living Guide” by Francine Jay and was blown away by the philosophy of living with less and the freedom and peace that come with a minimalist lifestyle.

She began implementing the book’s recommendations and, much to her surprise, decluttering was actually fun – exhilarating even! Friends noticed the changes and soon she was getting requests for help with their homes.

Angela found so much joy in sharing what I learned that she began helping others experience the liberating joy of having a clutter-free, organized life.

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