Let’s talk about clutter. More specifically let’s talk about the psychology of clutter, what causes it, what makes it so hard to declutter, and what all that extra “stuff” in our lives does to our brains and our wellbeing.
Clutter is a hot topic and for good reason. We have more stuff than ever before.
Our houses are bigger, our closets are bigger (except mine–mine are still 1958 sized!); yet every closet, the spare bedroom, and the garage is full of stuff. There is an entire industry that’s grown up around helping us deal with our clutter from stores that sell organizing solutions, to organizing and decluttering consultants, and even storage units that allow us to keep even more stuff we don’t have room for.