Let’s get this out of the way first – that’s an iced coffee on my desk, not an iced Guinness.
Next, I am drowning in clutter. It doesn’t seem to matter how much time and effort I spend on trying to get my life organized, there is just no free space anywhere to put anything. It is a howling mess.
This is not for want of good advice – there is literally a crapload of advice on how to uncluttered your surroundings:
18 Five-Minute Decluttering Tips to Start Conquering Your Mess
40 Bags in 40 Days
Art of Manliness’ Guide to Declutter Your Life and Make Some Extra Cash
All of My Belongings Fit in One Box
Use the “This Isn’t My Stuff Approach” for Radical Decluttering
All this advice is kind of the same. And for some reason it isn’t working for me. I’ve parted with more crap this past year than perhaps in all my previous years combined. And my space is more crowded and cluttered than ever. It seems to defy physics.
So I’m going to give it another shot and I’m going to be kind of public about it and we’ll see if I can get to the bottom of this clutter and find a pony…