As I see it, there are three types of clutter: Lazy clutter, Sentimental clutter and "I might need that one-day" clutter.
“Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein
"We don’t need to increase our goods nearly as much as we need to scale down our wants. Not wanting something is as good as possessing it.” – Donald Horban
Stuff that gets left lying around as life happens.
Rubbish that has been left lying around.
Things you just never put back where they belong.
Things that never had a place where they belong.
Things you borrowed from friends and haven’t returned.
Things that are not valuable, its just stuff.
Fix a time and get going to eliminate unwanted things.
Rubbish is rubbish, throw it in the bin.
Get rid of anything that is of no use to you or you haven’t used in the last year.
Get rid of the stuff that belongs to someone else.
Things that remind you of an important person, achievement or event.
Something that was given to you by someone of importance in your life.
Anything that has an emotional attachment to it.
Separate the memory from the object.
Select and keep only the items with the strongest memory.
Respect what is most important.
These are those “just in case” things.
You might have used it once upon a time, but will probably never again.
Just simply hanging on to thing for that one time you might need it.
Set limits to control what you buy and what you keep.
You are preparing for an imagined future.
Get rid of the fear you might have about not being prepared.
Generally, we see clutter as disorder and chaos in our lives. Often we recognize others' clutter before we can see our own.
Have a clear vision for the life you want.
Live in the now – be mindful of the things you use and where they belong.
Ask yourself: Will this item help me create the life I want?
Regularly de-clutter to remove things you no longer need, use or want.
Find your optimum performance or comfort level that is unhindered by what you see as clutter.
Visualize the life you want and make a concerted, daily effort to make the space for it. After all, LifeworX if you know your passion, take action and get organized.