By Jan Bruce, CEO and co-founder of meQuilibrium
One of my favorite experts on de-cluttering is Gail Blanke, founder of Throw Out Fifty Things. She calls the chronic buildup of everything -- stuff, papers, old shoes, outdated ideas about yourself -- "life plaque." And when it builds up, it chokes off life and flow and creates a breeding ground for stress.
So if there's one quick thing you do today to ease your white-knuckled grip on stress today, it's this: Create some order -- by tossing some stuff. (Want to ramp it up? Take our 28-day challenge!)
Why? Because piles of whatever is sucking up energy and attention in your home or workspace. And they start to control you with a toxic combo of fear and indecision. Nothing causes stress like lingering in the limbo of indecision! So start today by making a few decisions: Whether to keep this or give it away. File it or shred it.
Here's five quick tips for tackling your mess right now:
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Jan Bruce is CEO and co-founder of meQuilibrium, www.mequilibrium.com, the new digital coaching system for stress, which helps both individuals and corporations achieve measurable results in stress management and wellness.
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