Notice I said heart instead of head? When your heart is in the game no matter it be a sport or work or whatever…if your heart’s not in it, then it’s kinda hard to push yourself over the hump. When the going gets tough, your head gets going and it usually says, “yeah, I’m done”.Read more about 5 Steps to Get Your Heart in the Clutter Clearing Game.[…]
Life has been coming at my family full tilt since June.* While my Mom was nearing the end of her battle with cancer, my mother-in-law began hers. I’m not going to go into the details of all the things that happened on a weekly basis that were emotional hurdles. Bottom line, things have been uberRead more about Keep It Simple: Filling Your Empty Cup[…]
While I have a general structure to my month long Clutter Clearing Adventure, I still design the process with each client for their individual needs. Although, each client is different there is a common pattern: 2 weeks in, they HIT THE WALL. Which is why coaching has been good for them because had they doneRead more about Hitting The Wall[…]
Nurture and Nourish I’m working on my own Journal Board. My words for 2020 actually came up in November as I was fertilizing and watering my tree. The poor thing was so depleted from all the chaos going on earlier in the year with construction happening in our backyard. The water had been turned off.Read more about 2020 Intentions. What are your words for the year?[…]
Keeping It Simple is getting to the core of things. When it comes to STUFF or cluttered schedules, I’m always asking, “Why?” I often sound like an inquisitive toddler when I’m working with me clients because I’m asking why very frequently. Each why that gets answered, helps peel back a layer, getting closer to theRead more about Getting To The Core of Clutter[…]
I’ve been reading great books and they are helping me re-focus on SIMPLIFYING. Simplifying life has been a journey of mine that I am still and will always be on. Sometimes, I will stray off my path yet I will always find my way back. In the spirit of the holidays and me finding myRead more about A Few of My Favorite Things…(well, 5, actually).[…]
Create a Focal Point: Creating a focal point in a cluttered space is a great way to get started. By clearing a surface and placing something you enjoy looking at creates an anchor for the entire space. It’s not just a design thing, it’s an energy thing, too. (Read about how a Buddha statue placedRead more about When Clearing out the Clutter, Create a focal point[…]
Why does it seem that The Inner-Critic (TIC) has a much stronger influence on our lives?
TIC talks us out of many things from getting a new job, asking someone out, wearing a certain outfit, speaking out, drawing, writing, etc, etc, etc. TIC typically plays off of our weaknesses and knows how to push our buttons.
The Inner Best-Friend (TIBF) knows what our weaknesses are and points out our strengths. TIBF will certainly call us out on our BS yet does so with love in their heart.
TIBF builds us up while TIC tears us down.
My whole gig is to let go of and release whatever you have cluttering up your home, your mind, your heart, your life. I know what kind of goodness is buried beneath all the crap we have acquired over time that we have such a hard time letting go of. If it causes an energyRead more about How to Start Simplifying without Letting Go (yet)[…]
I have always shuddered at “expectations”.
To me, expectations are like obligations. Once I feel obligated, I don’t want to do it because, clearly, it is not coming from an authentic place anymore.
I also see expectations as a set up for failure rather than a set up for success. Read more about do all things with INTENTION…to hell with expectation …