Don’t forget to check out my two earlier blogs for fall cleaning. One is on decluttering for fall and the second blog focuses on fall cleaning tips for outside and inside.
Clearing Mental Clutter
Mental Check in if you are worried about something. If your life is worry-free, congratulations! I would love to have you as a guest! If there is something or multiple things you worry about, let’s check-in. Worrying keeps you stuck and prevents you from taking action. Your mind can create so many negative scenarios. When you catch yourself worrying about something, stop. Is there something in that moment that you can do to ease your mind? If not at that moment, can you do something soon?
Spend time trying to brainstorm solutions for whatever is troubling you. When I was really struggling I had a worry jar, some people call it a god jar or a universe jar. Every day, I would write down my worries and give them over to a higher power when I put it in the jar. After a while, I didn’t worry as much and it made me feel supported.
Maybe you need to wear a rubber band on your wrist and snap it every time you are worrying about something to bring you back. Find something to stop worrying in its track and then take some sort of action to find a solution to your concerns.
Clearing Emotional Clutter
I struggle with how my body looks. I am built like my mother with thick arms and a belly. In the past, I often yelled at my body for being “wrong” and ugly. Then I heard about Japanese researcher Masaru Emoto. He took pictures of water crystals in various circumstances: after healings, listening to heavy metal music and during prayers. The differences are profound.
Dr. Emoto discovered that thoughts and feelings affect physical reality. Our bodies are over 70% water, so there is reason to believe that negative thoughts have physical repercussions. Different focused intentions, written and spoken, “change its expression” depending on what is presented. Google Dr. Emoto for more information and to see the pictures of water crystals.
How do you talk to yourself? Are you kind and loving or mean? Become very aware of how you speak to yourself. I like to say I don’t want to be my own worst enemy but instead my own best friend. Most times we are on autopilot and not even aware of how we think and act. Get in the habit of paying attention to how you are treating yourself and put positive behaviors into place if need be.
Say something negative about yourself? Immediately say something you love about yourself. If you are really struggling, call a friend for support. Make a list of all the things you love and admire about yourself and look at it each day. If you need to get professional help, seek it. Getting help and support is not a sign of weakness. Its strength, because you are acknowledging something, needs to change and you need someone with skills that can help you.
What emotional fall clutter do you need to clear? How will you be clearing emotional clutter? How about mental fall clutter you can release?
DIY Options to Clear Clutter
Purchase Julie’s books on how to clear clutter from your life: https://www.amazon.com/Julie-Coraccio/e/B07JGGL7ZL/ref=ntt_dp_epwbk_0
Subscribe to Clear Your Clutter Inside & Out Podcast https://reawakenyourbrilliance.com/resources-concierge-services/podcasts/self-help-podcast/
Check out more of my decluttering tips and how to get organized on my YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/user/SeibertRadio?feature=watch