This is not the most novel topic I could write about, but it is timely and important.
Clearing clutter and doing a major cleaning can help us be healthier and happier, inside and out. Being clean and clutter-free does not come naturally to me, but each year, I get more organized and feel better about my surroundings.
Here are some ideas, helpful articles, etc. to get you (and me) motivated!
1. Suze Orman has a list of the 8 Qualities of a Wealthy Woman. Number 7 is Cleanliness! This is for the boys too… From Suze… Quality 7: Cleanliness Cleanliness is a state of purity, clarity, and precision. Cleanliness is about respecting the importance of order and organization.
When you don’t know where your money is, when you have no filing system for your important documents, when you dive into your pocketbook to pull out crumpled bills, when your car looks like a garbage can, when your closets are filled with junk and clutter — you cannot possibly be a wealthy woman. You need to clean up your act — quite literally — to bring true wealth into your life.
In India, women sweep the front entrance to their home each morning as a way of welcoming Lakshmi, the goddess of material and spiritual abundance, into their home, for there is a belief that she resides at the threshold of every house. In order for her to enter, she must have a clear path. You might be reading this and thinking that cleanliness is nice but not essential to your financial well-being.
I am here to tell you that if this quality is not up front and center, wealth will elude you and you will be left with the mess that you created. Respect the power of this quality of cleanliness. Tell the universe that you have cleared the path for wealth and abundance to enter. To find out what the other 7 qualities are click HERE
2. Dust it, Mop it or Give it Away: Spring cleaning can be so cathartic! Get cleaning tips and room by room checklists by reading this article from Realtor.com HERE
3. Clean up and Save: Spring clean your finances and make yourself more attractive to lenders. Need a financial clean-up? Click HERE. (Make sure to click “skip ad” to get to article.)
4. Hate Cleaning? Try these “decorating” tips. Learn how to decorate to avoid cleaning! 🙂 Click HERE. (Make sure to click “skip ad” to get to article.)
Okay, I gotta go dust under the couch….As always, please let me know when you or your friends, neighbors, and family need real estate assistance. I am here to help you and those you care about in any way that I can.