These are the effects of mental clutter. The head fog, the confusion, the chaos, the stress. And this "stuff" affects our environment. It leads to our messy desks, our overstocked cupboards, our overflowing closets and drawers.
The definition of organize is, "to cause to develop an organic structure." Organic is defined as, "having systematic coordination of parts." Coordination is the key word. This means things working together. There is a healthy flow. There's no presence of disruption. There's no clutter.
Your life's at stake. If you spend your days doing what others prescribe for you and ignoring what you actually love, then you're not alive. You're a shell. And you can exist as a shell, but it's a hard, sad life.
I was in LA doing my best to avoid another hour of traffic and a friend directed me via another route using an App. Love those Apps. Not only did the new route get me there more easily with less stress, I also found a new Whole Foods and neighborhood in LA I had not seen before.
The living with so little so easily has showed me just how much we do not need. I never set out to own so little. It found me. And in the finding came freedom -- freedom from thinking things will fix or fill anything I'm feeling.
Getting organized is a life changing habit. Life changing habits take time, effort and practice to implement. It's a marathon, not a race so keep at it. The benefits will make the process completely worth it.
These easy-to-understand Feng Shui tips that anyone can use to strengthen their education luck can be sued by parents who want to use these cures to benefit children's scholastic luck while teens can use this advice to be motivated to get the best grades possible.
Walking on the trail the other night close to dark I greeted the only other person still walking. She turned around laughing and said, "Did you just say good morning?" I stopped, turned around laughing and said, "I sure could have."
In 1994 I "ground-scored" this smoky quartz crystal at a Grateful Dead concert in Deer Creek, Indiana. The stone was literally on the ground in the middle of a corn field. I have no idea how I found it. I like to think it found me.
I was reminded, while working with a client in her home office recently, why I feel honored to do this work. During the second day I provide an extended time to actually work without interruption in completing next actions.
Is your life at this time "up-to-the-minute"? By that I mean are you on top of what is on your plate? Are your incompletions identified and tracked with next actions written down? Have you recently touched everything in your office and home, making a conscious decision if it needs to stay or go?
Photos are often given a certain sacredness by us. Because of this they tend to get a special clutter busting dispensation. I've been told by a lot of clients that it seems wrong to put photos through the clutter busting look-see.