My interest in de-cluttering was sparked by a losing battle to stay afloat while going through significant change in my life. I watched my organizational capacity plummet, just when I needed it most. In searching for a way out, I discovered that I wasn’t alone—that transitions can turn into organizational nightmares and, when they do, clutter builds.
Whether an unwanted divorce or a long-awaited merger, change brings with it added demands. The time needed to manage change, itself, must come from somewhere. Often there’s simply not enough time to stay organized. So clutter increases. And productivity drops. Read more