governing your life in such a way as not to generate unnecessary friction through disarray and clutter

a.k.a. organization, systematization, structure, although those imply a certain regimentation that more simplicity might make superfluous.

Complementary virtues

Contrasting vices

  • clutter
  • disorderliness

Virtues possibly in tension


How to acquire or strengthen it

  • Are you working on this virtue in the context of of clutter / hoarding / household disorder? Have you heard of the Marie Kondo sensation? Google it.

Notes and links


Mentioned elsewhere

Inspirational quotes