In my quest to downsize my life I now wake up every morning wondering what can I live without in order to live a life a love.
In “Becoming Minimalist” latest newsletter he talks about Marie Kondo’s book, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying up” when she talks about “Does it spark joy?”. If it does keep it and if not let it go. As I declutter I do look around my room and wonder does this stuff having any meaning to me? Do I want to see this in my new place or did I even realize I still had this beloved object? He points to the one of every 11 Americans households rents off-site storage. It’s now an 8 Billion industry. His point was when you look at an object ask the question – “Does it help me fulfill a greater purpose with my life?”. Rather then does it bring me joy.
Having been a Life Coach for over 20 years when my clients really get to the core of what’s important to them it means letting go of the old ideas and focusing on what’s most important in their life. They discover their purpose to create a world they love with a lot less stuff to distract them from what truly important in their life now.
So this week’s challenge: As I declutter my world does it help me fulfill a greater purpose for my life? And as you add more space in your mind what do you want to create now?