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DE-CLUTTER YOUR LIFE
clutter your life.
the main objectives of feng shui is to create space in your life for
positive chi or energy to surround and empower you.
cluttered life will make this difficult, having a cluttered home will
make it virtually impossible!
exactly is clutter?
define clutter as anything that is neither beautiful nor useful, and is
usually there in your life because either you have got used to it being
there and don't see it any more, or you recognize it as clutter and have
difficulty in letting it go.
with clutter within yourself and in your life, then the best way to do
this is to make a list of all the situations that are in your life at
this moment, both things and possibly people, and cross off all the
situations and people who are:-
Not supporting you
Taking up valuable energy that can be used elsewhere
Stopping you getting on with what you would like to get on with
in your life
have to get a little bit ruthless and begin to let these things and
possibly people go.
start this process it becomes quite easy, but you have to keep the
momentum going and continue until you get to the end of your ‘negative
list’ of people and things.
your home is concerned it is perhaps a little easier. These days there
are so many places where we can take stuff that we no longer need, and
have a clear conscience that we are not wasting it, but simply recycling
something that is absolutely no use to us at all is just the thing that
someone else has been looking for!
So take in anything that is no longer either
useful or to your mind beautiful to a recycling depot or charity shop as
an easy way of getting rid of your clutter.
to keep things because we believe they will come in useful in the
future. 90% of the time
they do not and they simply hang around taking up space and energy.
De-cluttering does not mean getting rid of
most of your things or being minimalistic, this too has its virtues but
does not suit everyone.
Sticking strictly to the rule of only keeping
things that are either currently useful, or things that are beautiful
and please you in some way may leave you still with plenty ornaments,
books, pictures and other things that make your life pleasant and happy.
a question of degree.... getting rid of the things that you simply do
not need allows the space for energy or chi to flow, and for perhaps in
time more interesting things to take their place.
refresh your home, it will refresh and empower your life, and once you
get used to the idea it will become normal for you to do this from time
to time, both in your personal life and in your surroundings.
have made a decision about ‘stuff’ in your home that you need to get rid
of, then it's a good tip to get rid of it as soon if you can, otherwise
you may leave it lying in a bag for long enough before you actually get
round to taking it to the charity shop or to the recycle depot, where it
is still taking valuable space and energy, and may end up back in the
place it started if you're feeling in that sort of mood!
rule ‘ bag it and bin it’ or otherwise dispose of it and do this as
quickly as possible!
that hanging on to things that we do not need says a great deal about
the person that we are, it shows sometimes that we are insecure about
who we are and what we need in our lives.
By physically de-cluttering both our lives and our living space,
we are taking the first steps towards being our own person and not
having to rely on outmoded energy from other people, or from other
keywords:- de clutter. empower and live!