You travel so frequently, what do you do to avoid build up clutter?
Something essential is to unpack immediately upon my return home and put the suitcase back where it’s stored. So, often, before we had our kids, I would be living out of a suitcase from home, since I didn’t unpack right away, and I’d end up procrastinating and unpacking for days!
Before I downsized the amount of stuff in my life, whenever I traveled I’d end up taking at least a dozen books and far too many “what if” outfits and trinkets. I was always the lady lugging around 3 suitcases when it could (and should) have been one. But now that I have a more focused and smaller wardrobe, before I pack, I think to myself, what is my plan to use this (rather than, will I maybe need this)? As a result, I only bring items that are worth the investment of space. I plan to use them and use them frequently. An insight that living on location for a long time has given me is the chance to evaluate what I actually use in my day-to-day life.