Reid Catlett (ideas.ted.com)
Tip #1: Realize that more stuff does not equal more happiness.
Tip #2: Commit to 30 days — yes, 30 days — of tidying every day.
Tip #3: Listen to what your clutter is trying to tell you.
Tip #4. Attack the stress of cleaning with some advance planning.
Tip #5: Put everything you don’t need in a box — and forget about it.
Tip #6: Elevate your attitude toward cleaning.
Tip #7: Turn down the volume on your inner nitpicker.