Clutter in our physical environments and relationships energetically blocks the flow of abundance, getting in the way of the success we are reaching for.
This applies to our mental and emotional environments as well. Often we hold onto resentment and deny forgiveness, then wonder why it’s so challenging to feel grateful and truly appreciate the things we have.
If you’re serious about manifesting and welcoming abundance into your 2015, here are some ways you can physically and mentally declutter your life.
Declutter Your Physical Environment
Picture the vision you hold for yourself — the abundance you want, the success you need to achieve, and the place you want to be by the end of 2015. Is that old stained T-shirt or towel with holes welcome in that picture?
Go through every room in the house, every drawer and cabinet. Evaluate if what you’re finding meets the high standard of the improved version of your life you’re working toward. How many spices in your cabinet have never been used? Are you ever going to find the lid for that Tupperware? How about socks without matches or clothes that don’t fit? They don’t belong here, I promise.
When you physically remove these things, you create space for new, improved items. Recently I spent a lot of time decluttering my bathroom of old makeup and half-used lotions or soaps, and the next day a gift from a friend showed up on my door step full of chemical-free, mostly organic self-care goodies. Clear that space so the abundance can come in.
Declutter Your Relationships
It might feel a little unnatural to talk about decluttering your relationships like you would do with your belongings, but similar rules apply. We’re all directly influenced by the people we choose to surround ourselves with; that’s something we learn at school and carry with us through the rest of our lives. To declutter your relationships, you need to be around people who love and support you. When you’re looking to attract abundance, surrounding yourself with others who are abundant is extremely important.
Declutter Your Emotional Baggage
Practice forgiveness — forgiving yourself and others.
Get rid of the fear that lives in your head. This fear will confuse you, keep you playing small, and get in the way of your success.
Stop procrastinating and prioritize. Delegate and eliminate all of it so you aren’t drowning in overwhelm.
Allow yourself to see past the things that have hurt or disappointed you and visualize them as steppingstones and lessons to be learned from.
Release your frustration. This is a must if you want live in the present and not the past.
Everyone has emotional clutter. It’s natural. The important thing is to recognize and declutter your emotional baggage so that it doesn’t prevent you from seeing and taking the opportunities that are right in front of us.
When you can release the painful baggage you’ve been hanging onto, great transformation is possible.