I know this can sound like a real ‘First-World’ problem, but do you ever get upset by the amount of ‘stuff’ you have? Do you ever wonder if your ‘stuff’ has ‘stuff babies’ just to frustrate you? I have to confess that I do sometimes—and sometimes I have to be really ruthless about throwing stuff out. But for some people, this can be a real problem!
Freedom from Hoarding
There was a time I really believed that we had more than enough InnerTalk programs—I mean, with around 300 titles ranging from health and wellness to learning, and spirituality to sports and fitness, we must have something to cover every need, don’t we? But periodically we receive suggestions from customers, and when we have a number of people requesting a particular title, we try to accommodate. This is what happened with our latest new title, Freedom from Hoarding.
As usual, I have to remind you that InnerTalk programs are not a replacement for professional health care. In some instances, hoarding can be a serious issue with many components to it and as such, professional help should be sought. However, there are of course many degrees to issues and what I am talking about today is simply the tendency to hoard. That feeing that you daren’t throw anything out because you could possibly need it in the future. Or perhaps you can’t throw something out because you paid good money for it and you need to get use out of the item first? My personal philosophy says that, if you cannot find what it is you are looking for, or if you are unlikely to remember that you had saved a particular item, then there is just no point in keeping it! But some people are unable to let go of things and if you are one of these people, then Freedom from Hoarding is perfect for you.
Wide Open Spaces
Have you ever visited a friend or colleagues home and been in awe of the wide-open spaces? Have you ever appreciated seeing clean, empty surfaces—kitchen counters, tables in the family room, the tops of bedroom dressers? Do you know what it is like to dust and polish the surface of a side table and watch it just gleam? I know that I get a great deal of satisfaction from keeping my house neat and orderly. In fact, I can find it hard to truly relax when I see piles of ‘stuff’ everywhere. I also find that my mind works more clearly when the clutter has all been removed. And quite frankly, meditating in a messy room just rarely ever works.
Be Proud of Your Surroundings
The affirmations on Freedom from Hoarding cover a range of issues, from appreciating clean surrounding, to knowing what to keep and what to throw out, and from the esteem that comes from pride in your home to the positive mental attitude that likes to invite friends and family to visit. Here is just a sample of the affirmations on this program:
“I am neat and tidy. I dispose of junk and clutter. I am unafraid of letting things go. I do not need to keep everything. I find it easy to dispose of things. I am relaxed when getting rid of items. I sell or dispose of unnecessary items. I love organization. I am proud of my home. I like visitors. I enjoy friends. I am confident. I am positive. I love life. I am safe,” etc.
If you have a problem with hoarding, if you wish that your personal environment was neater and had more open space, if you need to organize and just keep on procrastinating, then you need to get your own copy of Freedom from Hoarding. It is possible to get your personal space under control—you just need to take the first step. Get your copy of Freedom from Hoarding here.
Wishing you Love, Light, and Laughter, always!
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