The first steps to personal growth: Determine your creative space

One of the first steps to personal growth is declutter your creative space (physical and mental). I've been reading a few things since saying that signs of depression are cluttered (home, bedroom, office, etc.). I did not quite agree with the article because it made it almost impossible to have sleepy bedrooms or homes being depressed. I oppose that thinking process because as many people are times when our space is cluttered. Because I would somehow justify my clutter, I strongly contend that this might be true. Now if it reads that cluttered bedroom can cause depression, I would read this statement. Simply because I make sense.

When I conceived the feeling of clutter and depression, and because I had always warned my clients and students to be close minded just because revelation came home, I tried to see how clutter was a sign of depression. Here's what I found.

When the creative space is cluttered, your mind literally goes too much and extinguishes because it does not know what to deal with next. The project looks so overwhelming that we just shut down and our minds and bodies become staggering in the least amount of effort. When the mind closes the body, it looks like behavior. These are the absolute signs of depression. From personal and professional growth patterns, the route is unclear and we stop moving at all.

The lesson is that before you can start personal or professional development you should declutter your creative space. If your bed is both physical and mental, you must work much harder to understand the lesson learned. It's too much clutter that the information has to work through to get to the point in your mind that provides clarity of information.

In the article "Aries Impact on Your Life" …, Katie Weber, Feng Shui Adviser agrees that clutter makes you feel tired, losing, out of control and even poor. She further produces that it can adversely affect organs in the body.

In the article "Why Breastfeeding Causes Stress: 8 Reasons, 8 Remedies The mental cost of clutter," psychologist Sherrie Carter shares the spiritual cost of clutter. The following are some effects of clutter.

Rude blows our mind with excessive effort (visual, olfactory, tangible) and makes sense to work overtime on non-essential or important arrows.

Clutter interferes with us by drawing our attention from what our focus should be on.

Clutter makes it harder to relax, both physically and mentally.

Although an obvious thing to do is declutter your creative space, as simple as it looks, it's not very simple. If it were cluttered, that would not be the case. Clutter happens with a timeframe. It is often not overnight. We have to analyze what causes the turmoil in the first place and then set about acquiring and maintaining dirt without environment. For the first few days, it's important to become aware of how clutter happens in your life. When you pick up a paper that you post after you finish? What happened to the book you read last night? What about shoes you started after work? Becoming aware of your routine can help you form a better habit.

Terrible physical space is a replica of a cluttered space. It simply means that the mind is overrated and missing order. Many people work in this state of chaos every day. Function is not synchronized with flourishing. The operation is purely surviving.

For those who may have trouble declutter. The following are five steps to decluttering space and maintain the instability environment.


It is important to acknowledge how clutter can prevent your personal and professional growth. If you can not see it believe others. Because of the clutter, it can be difficult to actually effect the effects. Make personal recognition that clutter hinders your growth in some way. Commit to change it. This commitment should be a covenant with you. A great way to be committed is to share your commitment with a friend or coach who will keep you responsible for your commitment. Once you're really committed to changing you, no problem will be responsible for others.

Complete review

Some coaches recommend taking it step by step to declutter your space. I agree but what I've found that works for many of my clients is a complete overhaul. Find big boxes or big boxes and just drop off all those invalid in this box or fields. When the space is clear, you have more clarity and now you can take some time to find places for everything in that box. The key is to extract something from that box every single day until the box is clear. Do not make a mistake of letting the box sit there. It overcomes the process of decluttering.

Give consent for warranty

Give permission to keep you responsible. Especially if you choose the big cashier, you should give your coach or friend permission to ask you about this box daily. They should be able to pop at any time to see how you are doing the decluttering process. Paper should be listed neatly in folders and file cabinets. Clothes should be fitted like drawers. Socks with socks, lingerie underwear etc. Shoes should have their own space in the closet, etc. If your creative space is your office, you should take time to create folders and sort things. During this process. Before leaving the office every day it should be in order for the next day. You will find yourself becoming productive when you have a regulated creative space.

Make It Fun

Do not think decluttering is terrible. Think of it as a new beginning. Something you're doing to develop yourself. By saying, ask your friends and family for help. Share your goals with them. Be authentic. It's ok to be sensitive when we're growing. Ask them to come over and help you get started. Make it finally. These friends will also be on your book list. If they give off the time they should expect for you to keep your word. If you're going alone, put up your favorite music and rock out like you're decluttering. You will find yourself smiling when you reach every declutter stage.

Set goals

The goal and achievement of your goals is an important part of your personal development. Set goals to maintain orderly creative space for at least 60 days. Mark your calendar every day that you are able to keep the commitment to yourself. Find a way to reward yourself for keeping these commitments. Perhaps you need a new chair, or a closet or imagine a cookie. Praise yourself to be true to yourself. After a 60-day continuous commitment to unclean space, you can safely say that you've formed a habit. Continue this new great habit when you generate more positive practices.

This new clutterless lifestyle will not come without its subject. You can also find that it's difficult to change this untouched environment from your office to your home or vice versa. It's okay. Keep your commitment to the only space you're committed to. We say your creative space because we want a single bed to be the space where you go thinking, working and being creative. After a short period of time you will find your creative juice flowing and you will be able to get more done during the day. The results will be so powerful that when you reach daily miles, your motivation must be kicked in to make all the space available for free.

The key is consistency. Form a habit. Once a routine has formed it will be very difficult to break the problem again. As you start to feel affected by your nausea, you must ask yourself why I waited so long.

Katie Weber (2010) Part that decluttering your bed gives you a sense of clam, gives you health and gives you money and puts you back in control of your life. Truly, your personal growth gives you responsibility.


Carter, Sherrie., (2012) Why the breast causes stress: 8 Reasons, 8 improvements The potential cost of clutter. Retrieved from

Weber, K, (2010) Impact of Clutter on Your Life – How Clutter Affects You and What To Do About What's Downloaded from clutter- affects you and what you need to do about it /


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