By Leo Babauta

So you’ve been making progress with the clutter (a little at a time, but it’s progress!) … but the problem is the clutter keeps coming back.

This is a really common problem. You’re not alone. I dealt with it myself for at least a year, until I figured out some strategies that work.

If you don’t figure out strategies that work for you, your hard work with clutter will all be in vain. It’ll creep back, until you’re right where you started.

Here are the strategies that work for me: