"5 Steps to Release Physical Clutter and the Emotional Ties that Go With It" – Lisa Bianco, professional organizer, discusses how to de-clutter your spaces so you free up your time and your mind. We dive into what to do with your personal things and the space it takes up in your home especially when you get so tied to them. We also talk about how computer stuff and other “will-use-it-someday” information or stuff starts to accumulate and how to manage it. If you struggle with keeping organized and don’t know how to get rid of things that hold emotional value, you’re in the right place. Join us.
You will learn:
Minute 3:39 – when we have too much _______we lose energy.
Minute 5:00 – Of 100% of items we have, we only use ____%
Minute 5:48 – What happened in your past that caused anxiety over “needing” stuff fuels your inability to throw things away. In holding on to your stuff you are holding on to the past or the future
Minute 7:05 – How many of these items do you need? (a practical way of figuring it out)
Minute 8:38 – Lisa’s story of finding her “gift” and using it to help people
Minute 11:27 – How organizing decreases stress and can benefit the family
Minute 14:15 – When you have too much it's easier to not appreciate – a lesson in caring for people and what to tell family to buy for you instead
Minute 16:00- What accumulates and becomes baggage – even the stuff on your phone or computer
Minute 17:28 – Everything you own costs you time and energy. Your stuff acts like a barrier to the life you want to live.
Minute 21:00 – If you are going through emotional items - do it so you don't feel like you are “throwing away Grandma”
Minute 23:40 – What to keep and how
Minute 28:11 – A FREE Guide for you, "5 Steps to Eliminating Emotional Clutter Forever". Go to www.pictureitorganizedstl.com to grab that guide. It contains notes and pictures for you to follow through.
Minute 35:25 – summarized tips – things have a home, children's pictures, one box as a time capsule, displaying your stuff, clothing items made into blankets.
Minute 38:49 – You are not your stuff.
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Dr. Julie Wilkening, DC, CSCS, Habit Change Specialist