An easy to build octohedron paper model to help you decide what to attack first...
Step 1: Print Out Model On Card Stock
(There's a PDF @ http://www.creatrope.com/blog/make/declutter-decision-maker/ that's of better quality - Acrobat Required for Download)
Print out on card stock or heavy paper, cut out, leaving tabs in place.
Step 2: Assemble
(If you're really stuck, Fiddler's Green has more detailed instructions on building paper models - plus a lot of great models!
Step 3: You're Done!
Just its presence may get you to clear out an area...
Note that one of the sides lets you off the hook.
Perhaps you'll get off lucky today!
Visit http://www.creatrope.com for some other strange ideas...