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There are more similarities than you might think. Clutter creeps up on you, and to begin with you might not be sure where it all came from. Isn't it more or less the same with putting on weight? One day you can zip up your jeans with ease, then one day you realise, your jeans are too tight for comfort.
Regardless of whether you are a gardener or not you will appreciate that in a garden weeds are less desirable than beautiful flowers of your choice. Had you ever thought of your subconcious mind as a garden?
Does life feel like an uphill struggle?
Do you feel like you will never be able to have what it is you really want?
Do you just feel stuck?
There is most definitely a connection between clutter and shame. I have lost count of the number of clients who told me words to the effect of "my clutter will be the worst you have ever seen!"
Are you familiar with this phrase? It's really just another way of saying "have you got your act together?" So if you tell me you have all your ducks in a row, then I assume you've spent time planning and that you are now ready for whatever comes next.
The question is, do you always need your ducks in a row before taking action?
Of course you don't deserve to live in a cluttered home!
The entire month of February seems dominated by Valentine's Day, don't you think? It's neatly placed at the mid-point of the month and let's face it, in the Northern hemisphere at any rate, we could all do with a bit of warm-hearted love this month!
What does this have to do with decluttering? Read on to find out.