Do not believe that it is very much of an advance to do the unnecessary three times as fast.
Walsh isn't surprised that decluttering is so popular these days. Between worrying about gas prices and the faltering economy, people's first reaction, he says, "is often, 'I need to get some control over my life, even if it is just a tidy kitchen counter.'"
Time's decluttering section: http://time.com/declutter which redirects to a longer URL. Nice decluttering there, webmaster.