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Clutter.  You know the over abundance of stuff but not in a good way.  Yes. That stuff.  That stuff has somehow found its way into my world. Today I looked up and decided something needs to be done.

From my work email to my personal email.  From space on my desk at work to my office space at home.  From my bedroom to my car, it is time to address the clutter.

As I was driving into the office today, I had the thought, what if I surrendered to the clutter.  Not give up on it, but simply surrender to it.  Yes I have over 1200 unread messages in my work email.  Yes I have over 18,000 unread messages in my personal email.  I need to address the clutter but first, what is the clutter trying to teach me?

Psychologists say a cluttered space leads to a cluttered mind.  Is that my truth?  What else, by surrendering to the clutter, will it teach me?  

I began sorting through this pile on my desk today and filing things away.  Alot of things in that pile were created by my predecessor, and I just needed to take the time to put them in their proper place.  I know there are things in my inbox that have not been opened because I've said "I'll deal with that later" and now look, nearly 20,000 messages later.

I'm not sure what the lessons I will learn from surrendering to the clutter.  I'm not saying the clutter wins. I'm saying I want the clutter to teach me why it is there and how it got there.  Most importantly, how do I make it go away on so many levels.


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