There’s a bedrock belief among the clutter-afflicted that if they could only get rid of all the clutter, just once, the clutter problem could be solved.
It’s not quite so simple. True, it’s easier to maintain a decluttered environment than it is to achieve it, but there’s more to the problem than the mere absence or presence of clutter.
Once clutter has been banished, the real work of change begins. To conquer clutter once and for all, focus on these clutter prevention ideas: