Have you ever started searching for something you know is supposed to be right here and you end up with a mess worse than when you started just because it wasn’t where it belongs?
If you answered NO, then move on to a different topic. This page is not for you.
But, if you answered YES, then you need to think about de-cluttering your space to avoid the energy drain! So, read on…
I know the thought of de-cluttering can feel overwhelming and a gigantic job, and it probably is considering you have been accumulating over the years rather than de-cumulating. (I guess that’s not a real word, but I am sure you get the connotation.)
Benefits: Once you have accomplished the sorting, purging and organizing process you will have less to clean, less to stumble over, less to hunt through. You will have more space and less stress!
Possessions reflect everything you have ever been or hoped to become. There is a strong attachment to those things that symbolize the vision of yourself. However, the clue that your treasures are out of control is when you begin to experience more grief than joy. Clutter hides the treasures that actually bring you delight.
Clutter is simply too much stuff for the space available. Clutter is the result of not having a ‘place for everything and everything in its place.’ When things are scattered about it is hard to see what is of value, and it is hard to appreciate your prime real estate. So, let’s get started on how to acquire more SPACE!
The following e-booklets will enlighten you on how to declutter with less stress.
Springtime is a time of rebirth and a time when most folks give their home or office a good cleaning. For everything there is a season, and this is the season to get rid of the winter cobwebs. The most important key to an efficient clean sweep program is organization. When there is a place for everything and everything is in its place, then maintenance is a breeze. Read more…
Research shows that the #1 irritant of American homes is clutter. Ultimately, this excess stuff we own costs billions of hard-earned dollars. Read more…
Are you searching for the simpler life with more space, more time, more money, more energy, less chaos, less stress? Are there too many choices that make life hectic? Read on…
Trappings of Life
When we understand that the things we have, but do not use, is simply hoarding makes it easier to pass things along to someone in need. Read on…
Out of Space
Are you an accumulator? Clutter, chaos and confusion develop when you fail to allocate a home for your possessions or fail to recognize the end of its useful life. Read on…
Feng Shui means Wind and Water and addresses the flow of Chi – how it circulates in and around our environment and its impact on our health. Its principles are simply an instruction manual for creating living space.
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Concept of SPACE
We are all familiar with the concept of space. It is the distance between here and there—the extra room in the closet, file cabinet and computer hard drive. The reference to space works well with those things that are measurable.
Most of us are fully aware that our physical surroundings–cluttered or calm–influence our mental state. So, what about the space in your mind, the mental and emotional clutter? Having space in your physical environment is important, but having space in your head deserves attention as well. If your thoughts are overcrowded, constantly on a fast cycle, jumping from one subject to another and trying to keep up, then you can’t possibly listen, appreciate and fully comprehend the sound of a barking dog, a train whistle, or what is being said by a person talking to you. And, you can’t possibly remember everything!
Gretchen Rubin wrote in The Happiness Project that she was “weighed down by the invisible, psychic clutter of loose ends. She had a long list of neglected tasks that made her feel weary and guilty whenever she thought about them. She was going to clear away the detritus in her mind.”
What do you do to create valuable space in your mind? Look at it this way. You are not goofing off when you space out; it is just the process of defragging your brain’s hard drive to keep all your programs running efficiently. You are creating valuable space.
Looking for a bit of guidance to defrag your brain cells, simplify your life and organize your environment? Fill in the form to the left and I will reply just as soon as possible. Help is available just for the asking. So go ahead – let your dreams out into the universe and see what will happen.