Tip of the Week
Insurance Against Mediocrity
Do It - Ditch It - Delegate It
it: It's 2 things:
A method to clear clutter (obeys the small step rule)
A free quarterly call I offer clients and students
it’s Important: Your
physical environment is a mirror to your unconscious thinking.
Physical clutter, broken equipment, even dirty windows
reflects indecision, and avoidance. Clearing clutter clears a cluttered mind.
Problem: Clutter is an obstacle to enjoyment because it nibbles at your attention
distracting you from fully engaging in other things. Walking by a cluttered closet, garage, or inbox is stressful
and wastes energy. But it looks like such a project, where do we begin?
The Tip: Obey the Small Step Rule and . . .
Do - Ditch -
Set your sights on the easiest and smallest clutter issue and make a plan to
ZAP! the clutter over the next
week. Obey the Small Step Rule and divide your actions into 15
minute intervals. Each day do 15 minutes of clearing–15
minutes mind you, not 16 or 14 minutes, just 15 minutes (set a timer to help keep
The Benefit: By the end of the
week you'll have cleared some of the physical clutter AND some of the mental clutter, too! Very cool indeed because
Energy - Clutter drains energy making you feel tired
Attitude - Surrounded by clutter life feels less positive
More Time -
You find that clutter takes more time and energy to avoid than you thought
Conflicts - Clutter causes friction and frustration leading to anger and
Benefit! You'll have removed one of the obstacles to
Obstacles to Happiness, Big Leaps are Required
Related Tip: Effort Goal