I was exercising this morning and listening to the song, Who Are You, by the band The Who. It made me think about clutter busting.
"I really want to know, I really want to know, Come on tell me who are you, you, you are you?"
The impulse behind letting go of clutter is to find out what you really love. You're letting go of what you don't care about anymore to uncover, bring out into the open, and live happily with what you love.
In essence you're asking, "Who am I?" Not what ads wants you to be, or society, or the people in your lives, but what you want. What's your nature? What feels good to wear? What do you like to do with your time? Who feels good to spend time with? What makes you happy?
I like the urgency in the song, when Roger Daltrey sings, "Come on tell me who are you?!" because it takes an effort to sort through our life and things and go, "Not this, not this, nope, definitely not this, yes...this!"