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Back in 2015 I wrote some posts about clutterbusting, and recorded episode 20 about clutter vs. mess, and the difference between the two.
Since I’m about to run a 3-week Great ClutterBust to kick off the “grand re-opening” of my Creative Sandbox Community (and on Tuesday, July 24th, you can join me for a FREE clutterbusting session to experience the power of clutterbusting for yourself!), I thought I’d pull that old episode out of the archives, dust it off, and give it a refresh.
Inside you’ll find:
- Research suggesting that messy environments encourage originality and a search for novelty, while tidy, orderly environments inspire healthy dietary choices
- The important difference between mess and clutter
- Suggestions for what to do, once you understand the difference!
Enjoy! And be sure to join me on Tuesday to kickstart your personal clutterbusting efforts and make space for creative messes!
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