Clearing the clutter from your home and office this spring can stop your ship of fortune from sinking, keep your wealth flowing, and help make your bank account recession-proof even in a troubled economy. When you clear your clutter, you open up space for wealth to flow. And whether that translates into a bigger salary, more clients, or more shopping bargains, the bottom line is a fatter bank account.
In Feng Shui, clutter represents postponed decisions and the inability to move forward. Think about that as you stare at the piles on paper on your desk, the unworn clothes in your closet, and the months of unread magazines in your family room. Since nothing new comes into your life until you make room for it, you need to clear out at least 25% of your clutter “collection” to make room for wealth.
Here is one simple way to do that. Take a good look at all of those things you have been keeping in your closets, your drawers, your spare room, your garage, your attic, your basement. If you can’t decide whether an object is clutter or a keeper, ask yourself these six questions:
1. Do I love it?
2. Do I need it?
3. Does it reflect who I am now in my life?
4. Does it have positive emotional attachment?
5. If it needs to be repaired am I willing to do it now?
6. If I moved tomorrow would I pay a mover to take it with me?
Did you answer “no” to any of these questions? If you did, the object is clutter and it’s time to move it out of your home or office.