Many of us clean, purge, or "tidy up" in efforts to rid ourselves of the excess in our lives. Despite our best efforts, it doesn't take long for us to find ourselves surrounded by clutter again. It's never about the stuff. In fact, our attachment to things has nothing to do with the actual items. After years of struggling to remove the clutter in her life, Brita Long changed her relationship with "things" through self-examination, introspection, and hard work. As a life coach and attorney, Brita has helped clients with the same struggle, and now she's sharing her insight in Tidy Up or Simplify. In this step-by-step guide, Brita discusses how you can: Identify the real causes of clutter Recognize when excess is damaging Rid yourself of things you don't need Ultimately, she shows you how to change your relationship with your possessions to simplify your lifeonce and for all.