Tuesday, April 12, 2011
I recently read Christopher Lowell's Seven Layers of Organization. He gives eight profiles of people who are hoarders in some way or to some degree. Does this synoposis describe you?
Profile 7: Possibly Procrastinator:
These people are really good at explaining away their clutter. They see creative possibilities in things. The dirty old window could be a really cool piece of art. That shell of a sofa could be really neat if recovered. However, they tend to underestimate the time, energy, and money needed to fix or renovate that item.
If this is you:
1. Go through your spaces and pull out anything that fits into this category. If it's been over 6 months of "good intentions", do not keep it.
2. If it's meaningful to you and have overestimated your time or talents to fix it, pay for someone else to!
Posted by Julie at 3:03 PM