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Benefits Of Organizing: Why Teaching Others To Declutter Requires Patience

01/30/2017 03:45 EST | Updated 01/30/2017 03:45 EST

Organize for a loved one and they'll be clutter-free for a day. But teach a loved one organization and they'll be closer to a clutter-free life, according to Clare Kumar.

The organizational expert says having a loved one embrace organization takes effort and compromise, but once they see the benefits, it's unlikely they'll ever want to go back to a messy lifestyle.

"It might not just be that it looks or feels better for you, but that they could find something in three seconds instead of 30 minutes," says Kumar.

For more on her gentle method on getting others to embrace organization, give the video above a watch. And if you've got any tips of your own, leave them in the comments below.

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