A year ago on Unclutterer


  • Brainstorming resolutions for 2010
    Over the next couple weeks, I’ll write about how to create and organize a schedule for achieving your difficult goals. Right now, though, I want you to brainstorm on what you want to achieve in 2010. Make a list, or three or nine. Talk to friends, family and/or your boss about the ideas that are bouncing around in your head and get their feedback. Sit in silence for an hour and listen to the thoughts spinning through your brain. Formulate one or two big, risky resolutions you would like to make happen for yourself.
  • Is checking voice mail, text, and e-mail messages outside of work hours cluttering your life?
    We’ve recently talked about strategies for curing your e-mail addiction to reduce the number of times a day you check your e-mail at work. With many of us in the western world having a day or two off from work this week, I thought it might be appropriate to address the addiction you might have with checking messages of all kinds when you’re not at work.
  • Life-threatening clutter
    We often talk about the dangers of clutter, but tragedy has a way of bringing it home. An 80 year-old man in Evanston, Illinois, was found under several feet of clutter in an attempt to escape his burning home.


One Comment for “A year ago on Unclutterer”

  1. posted by Jacquie on

    Hi Erin, is there an easy way that would allow me to read the 2009 posts following on from the “Brainstorming resolutions” link given above? I looked in a few categories but can’t find one that fits the subject. I am hoping there is a bit more background information to your mention recently for setting the 2011 goals.

    Many thanks

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