Being a thinky sort of person I sometimes feel like I should be doing more. More Exciting Things. More BIG Things. I "should" be experiencing life to the fullest! But what does that mean?
Are you full of fantastic ideas but struggle to get them done? Do you have these symptoms? You might be a perfectionist!
One of the things I hear quite often from my clients while we're talking about their clutter situation is a sense of guilt. About EVERYTHING!
We can be so unkind to ourselves. Sometimes we fail, we slip up, we have habits that control us. Then we get MEAN. At ourselves.
Shopping is a way of life, it's social, it's the ritual of modern Recreational Shopping. We Can, Therefore We Will. Even if we don't need it.
Fear is only one of many possible feelings to blame for the avoidance of decluttering and other life changing actions we might wish to take.
I don't mean shut your eyes when you're sorting out things, that's dangerous! Imagine trying to work out which of your three sets of chefs knives were the best?!
And yet we still search out the next object that we have set our hearts on, to make us happy, the next perfect Thing, that's going to cheer us up, to add to our collection of the Things that we thought would finally make us feel fulfilled...
Our lives are formed by our choices but what are you NOT choosing to do?
Calendars & reminders are a godsend. They boss you and nag you but it's on purpose! Here's a couple of suggestions...