Gretchen Rubin

Secret of Adulthood: Things Often Get Messier Before They Get Tidier.

Secret of Adulthood: Things Often Get Messier Before They Get Tidier.

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This phenomenon can be very frustrating. I spend an hour clearing-clutter, and my apartment looks worse before I started! Moving stuff into the trash, into recycling, or out the door to a thrift store or a friend takes time. I remind myself of this Secret of Adulthood when I'm feeling frustrated.

How about you? Do you find that things often get messier before they get tidier?

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