An Outer Journey and an Inner Journey
It seems like it's here to stay, doesn't it?
Despite the abundance of well-meaning articles
magazines, the shelves of how-to
about how to get organized, and the many reality-TV shows
about clearing out the stuff you've been holding on to for years, our issue with our stuff
that with all of the attention given to this
problem, our lives are still
so stressed, often overwhelming, and so full of stuff and activities
and clutter that we can barely breathe
(By the way, this is likely true even if you don't believe you have a
with excess stuff.)
Traditional Approaches Simply Don't Work
Traditional approaches to
clearing and organizing your space
focus on managing or getting a handle on the stuff...and acting as if it is a problem
to be fixed, solved, or controlled
(and even deeper, as if it's something to feel ashamed or embarrassed
about...like "why on earth haven't you gotten your act together yet?!?")
And the truth is, traditional
approaches to clearing your space simply don't work.
Just like diets don't work, as much as we would desperately like to
Clutter Starts Long Before It Shows Up In Your Home
Before the chaos shows up
in your environment, it has to start somewhere...and
where it starts is not in your closet or on your desk. So trying to
"fix it" at the level of your closet or your desk without looking at
the real source isn't going to change anything.
Clutter starts inside of
you. Your outer environment is simply a reflection of what's
going inside you, inside your mind, in your thoughts and
beliefs and consciousness.
Here's the Good News...Your Clutter Is Here to Teach You
And the amazingly good
news is that your stuff
is here to teach you
something really valuable. When you have physical excess in your life
and you are holding on tightly,
you have an opportunity to uncover parts of yourself that are ready to
release and heal and grow and transform. And THEN the external space
will start to shift.
What It Really Takes to Clear Clutter
Clearing your space is not
about fixing, forcing, controlling, or
managing...it's about discovering,
allowing, listening, surrendering, trusting, mindfulness, spaciousness,
and tapping in to your inner guidance. (Oh, yes, and there
are practical how-to aspects included!)
In other words, to clear clutter for good, you need to look -- with love and acceptance -- at what's going on inside of you: the thoughts, beliefs, and habits that have created it in the first place.
Clearing is about releasing what's keeping you stuck...from the inside out.
And I Can Help...
Ready to get started and discover how to clear out your home,
office, and life once and for all?
To learn more about the characteristics of women who are the most
successful with my approach
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