Make Space for Your Dreams
Clear Your Clutter and Clear a Path to Your Dreams
Clutter drains our time and energy, weighs on our minds, takes up space, keeps us stuck in the past, blocks new things and opportunities from coming into our lives, makes us feel less than, and can be a source of conflict in relationships. Clutter can have a ripple effect that touches all areas of our lives, for example, having to rummage through piles and piles of papers in a packed filing cabinet to find an important document may make you snap at your spouse, which in turn puts you and your partner in a bad mood and affects your relationship. Or it may make you late for work, which in turn affects your job. Or it can simply make you feel badly about yourself for being disorganized, which is a feeling you carry with you throughout the day…. and on and on…
And just think of how much time and energy we spend taking care of our stuff—we have to buy it, return it, clean it, organize it, maintain it, repair it.
If your stuff is serving you it may be worth your time and energy, but if it’s just clutter then it’s taking away from your ability to focus on, and attend to, what’s truly important.
When we think of clutter we often first think of things that are broken, in disrepair, or are worn out, but keep in mind clutter can also be something that’s in perfectly good condition that simply no longer has meaning for us, or worse, is associated with a negative or upsetting memory. It can become an anchor to the past that prevents us from moving forward.
When you let go of clutter you will feel lighter and make space for what’s meaningful to you here and now.
When you work on your home you are simultaneously working on yourself... your home has not only the potential to be an amazing and nourishing sanctuary and shelter, and not only a supportive, inspiring backdrop and container for your life, but your home has the potential to be the primary way through which you create the life you want to live.
So let’s get started!
What you will learn:
- Identify the types of clutter that may be less obvious, but can have the biggest impact on your wellbeing.
- Truly understand and appreciate why clutter holds us back and negatively impacts our life to help inspire you to make a change.
- A step-by-step process for clearing all your clutter that even busy parents and professionals can achieve.
- How to let go of clutter in a way that isn't overwhelming, but is mindful of other people and the planet.
- How to incorporate intention in every step of the process to maximize the impact of clutter clearing.
- Tips for letting go of the items that have sentimental value or we feel obligated to keep.
- Steps to maintain a clutter-free home and prevent new clutter from accumulating.
Laura and Alison are sisters, authors, speakers and co-founders of the lifestyle company, InspiredEverydayLiving.com. They wrote, Clutter-free Parenting: Making Space for the Magic of Childhood and Joy of Parenthood, The Peaceful Nursery: Preparing a Home for Your Baby, published by Random House, and Love at Home: The Single Girl's Guide to Feng Shui and Life Design.
Over the years, they have consulted with hundreds of clients from New York to LA. They have been featured on television and radio including the Today show, KTLA, KCAL CBS News at Noon, the Jennie McCarthy Show and in publications that include The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, Traditional Home, C Magazine, Angeleno, Daily Candy, and The Hollywood Reporter. They have also contributed to magazines and websites including Natural Home, YogiTimes, Intent.com, and Positively Positive.com.
Laura has a a Masters Degree in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica and a Bachelors from Northwestern University and she is a Simplicity Parenting Coach ®. Alison has a Masters Degree in Education from Harvard University and a Bachelors from Tulane and is a Soul Coach ®. They are both graduates of The Western School of Feng Shui.