Visiting the supermarket, you can't miss them: Christmas magazines.
Sitting in their racks at the checkstand, they are the ultimate holiday flirt! Will this be the year you decorate like Martha, cook like Paula Deen .... and do it all while losing 10 pounds?
Of course not! Christmas magazines are wonderful sources for holiday inspiration, but without a reality check, they can lead you astray.
Stay grounded! Don't let Christmas magazines inflate your holiday expectations to the bursting point:
Psychologists tell us that when we handle an item, it increases our attachment--which causes a problem when considering whether to dispose of unneeded possessions. Try a "hands-off" policy: make declutter decisions without touching the item under scrutiny. Stay detached ... to cut the clutter!