Ep 069: Focus on the WHY
On today’s episode, Erika and I talk about the emotional strongholds that prevent you from decluttering & organizing. There is so much emphasis on how to implement change, but without getting to the root of why you feel compelled to hold onto that sweater, or that visa bill from 1999, you’ll continue the cycle of frustration, anxiety and feeling overwhelmed.
Getting to the origin of any problem is what influences lasting change. It’s the difference between treating the symptom verses identifying the source. We talk about the 5 W’s
- WHO gave it to me?
- WHAT purpose is it serving?
- WHERE am I using/wearing it?
- WHEN am I going to use/wear it?
- WHY am I keeping it?
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