1. Write Everything Down - FREE your mind. 2. Keep Flat Surfaces Clear - Clutter is magnetic. 3. Find 'A Place for Everything' - 'Homeless' items turn to clutter. 4. Never Leave a Room Empty Handed - there will always be something to return somewhere else. 5. File, Don't Pile - Set up a sorting system in your home. 6. Purge & Declutter Often - Strive to keep what's beautiful or useful. 7. Make a Plan - Tell yourself what to do to stay on track.