You’ve heard of a wolf in sheep’s clothing–something that appears harmless but is actually dangerous. Some organizing practices can be like that: obsessions in efficiency’s clothing.
How often do you go to the store for just one thing? Never, you say? That would be inefficient, you say, and a waste of gas, so you find a few more items to make the trip worthwhile? Because that’s the organized way to shop, right? Hmm….
This is also what my shopping-addicted and hoarding clients say.
Sometimes it’s a net gain to go to the store for just one thing.