This is really good for writers and artists because sometimes we chase our tails around an idea, only to end up scrapping the whole thing later. Then we feel like the hours we spent on it didn't bear any fruit because we have nothing to show for it - except maybe a pile of crumpled papers.
Cleaning house is cathartic. When you get into a cleaning spree, you can lose yourself for awhile and free your mind. This helps jumbled up thoughts get flowing again.
So, what's your Good Fridays item?