Is clutter keeping you down?
I am keeping me down. My desk right now is a mess. slowly and surely random items have been appearing there and I’ve just been letting them be. One coffee cup here, one sheet of notebook paper with some notes that I need there. And before I new it. There was a deflated soccer ball and a pump to pump up the ball. Are you kidding me?
But guess what? I haven’t done anything about it yet. Why? Cuz I don’t feel like it :-). The problem is all these little items have slowly Clutter my desk and now it’s a mess and it’s causing me to have less energy and feel a little drained and stuck.
I need to get unstuck, you likely need to get unstuck, and let’s be honest everyone can use more energy right!
So I did some digging, “research” if you will and this is kind of a synopsis of what I discovered on how I can declutter my life and how you can do the same by following the advice below we will acquire some more energy :-). Which would be a huge bonus!
Clutter is super stealthy innature. It establishes itself slowly and under the radar. A lot of times we don’t even consciously see it and when we finally do it’s overwhelming. Here’s the thing, this clutter oftentimes saps your creativity, your productivity, and your energy. Ultimately this affects your health and well-being.
Physical clutter has to do with your physical environment. Often times this can be seen in your car, your kitchen, your office desk (my current situation), maybe your garage, I think you get the point.
Oftentimes, this unorganized and unkept stuff just gets in the way. You often have to step over it, you have to move it back and forth, I think you get the picture. It just sits there takes up space that could be used for other things or space that could just be empty and give you a little bit of peace of mind.
When you live surrounded by clutter, whether you notice it or not, it kind of pulls you down and chokes you out and keeps you from gaining momentum. In short, your subconscious sees it and this is like having a slow leaking faucet, it just kind of drains you, whether you realize it or not. The end result is you have less energy for fitness and for your loved ones help. NOT GOOD!
Mental clutter has to do with the patterns of your thinking, and how you react to yourself and others on a day-to-day basis. Once again, just like physical clutter it works under the radar which is why it’s quote-unquote stealthy.
Mental clutter often reveals itself in self-defeating ways, like how you think about yourself, how you behave to certain people, ways you always react to certain situations or just how you approach life.
The danger is living this way blind you. You aren’t really living, you just kind of exist. Often times you don’t even see options are alternatives to thinking or reacting differently. This in turn chokes off your creativity and you become stagnant…which means your energy levels drops…
Whether it’s physical clutter in your garage or mental clutter because of that same person who always bugs you and raises your blood pressure, you can start to work on it today :-).
Right, wrong, or indifferent, part of being healthy and fit is about being intentional with both your physical environment and your mental clutter. This encompasses your schedule and your relationships. So please, with a cherry on top, take some time and start making deliberate steps to live more intentionally and better. In doing so, you will require more energy and live a happier healthier life.
Go be awesome!
KELLEN LAKE – GET RID OF THE CLUTTER…you now you want to : )
PS – I will practice my own medicine and take on my desk!