When I clean a closet, I pull everything off the racks and toss it onto my bed or the floor. You want to do the same with your bills and paperwork.
If it's sitting in a pile on your kitchen table, move it to an area that can be messy for a little while. This can take anywhere from several hours to several days depending on how much stuff you have to plow through and how much time you have to devote to the process.
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