Clutter control is one of the easiest ways to change your life. You may be asking yourself, "really, how much of an effect can clutter have on my life?" The answer is "a dramatic effect!" Clutter has a profound impact on your emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual well-being. A healthy home has healthy energy and healthy energy is moving energy.
If you want immediate results, clear clutter now.
If you have clutter, the energy in your home is stagnant. Think about what happens to water when it stagnates and starts to get cloudy and smell—not good, right? This is what happens energetically in a cluttered home. And if you live in that stagnant energy, then the energy in your body will start to stagnate as well. The goal of feng shui in the home is to increase positive chi not clog it!
Never underestimate the effect of clutter on your life.
Some common effects of clutter include low energy levels, misfortune, money problems, blocked creativity, ill health, mental confusion and much more. Read about clutter and the symptoms of depression.
When you clean and declutter you make room for new, refreshing energy. Clutter control makes space for new experiences, happy emotions, enhanced creativity, and positive thoughts.
Clearing clutter releases huge amounts of blocked energy in your body.
When you get rid of everything in your life that has no value, meaning, or purpose, you literally feel lighter and more energetic. Your vitality is connected to the objects in your home. If you live with things that you do not love or need, then you are literally draining yourself of important life-force energy. Read this section on what constitutes clutter. Go through each item in your home and ask does it energize or drain me? Do I love it or use it? Does it fit who I am? And then with a great deal of courage, get rid of those things that no longer serve you. When you surround yourself with things that are sacred and meaningful, then your whole life becomes sacred and meaningful. Here are some helpful organizing tips for clutter control.
"Never again clutter your days or nights with so many menial and unimportant things that you have no time to accept a real challenge when it comes along. Leave time, leave space, to grow. Now. Now! Not tomorrow!" - Og Mandino