My relationship to stuff — a year-long decluttering process
I have been on a decluttering journey since my birthday last year, and only have a few more closets and cupboards to go through. Of course I’m saving my clothes for last because I have the most resistance to trying everything on and asking these powerful questions:
- Does this item serve me now?
- Will I use / wear it again in the next few months?
- Do I love it, does it have powerful meaning for me?
It’ll be worth it, I guess I’m saving the best for last!!
Every single bit of space that gets opened up when I release something adds so much energy and flow, inside and out! In the last couple of months I added so much life to a corner of my front room / home office / studio by giving away a couple of pieces of furniture, which created the mental and physical space to make an inspiration altar that I use every day and look at as I work.
Check out this article from the archives for more about this sacred release work
I’d love for you to read more about decluttering as a spiritual practice and share what you have to think in the comments. I’m especially to eager to hear what it’s like if you’ve been in the decluttering energy for a while now—how is your experience deepening? Jump into the conversation on the original article.
I’m very grateful, so grateful!
- I’m grateful that at long last there is a change in my symptoms, for the better
- I’m grateful that I have patience with myself as I notice this resistance. Yes I’ve been dealing with letting go of the mindset that I’m going to be sick forever, and embracing the mystery that comes with change and healing. As an expert in “Give me a rut and I’ll decorate it,” this is pretty huge.
- I’m grateful for the ritual and release retreat I gifted myself with yesterday. I have written the first of 13 sacred retreats and I took time to experience the first one. It is hella awesome, and I can’t wait to share them with you! Would you like to beta test this sacred work? If you can set aside three to four hours as a gift to yourself before September 15th, let me know and I’ll send you the instructions. All you need is a journal, a pen, and the gift of time. In return, I will ask you for feedback, and permission to use your feedback in a testimonial if it’s favorable. Thanks for helping me develop this!
- I’m grateful for the two new clients in my practice.
- I’m grateful for my daughter and how she inspires me!
- I’m grateful for my daughter’s S.O. He actually called me for advice! A first, and a powerful experience. Nice to feel our connection deepening.
What are you grateful for today, precious? Please let me know in the comments.