I have read a few books on the
subject of Feng Shui and am very interested. In fact, I
have signed up for a continuing education class this
fall to learn more.
I know that part of my life's
difficulties is the clutter that accumulates in the
house. My basement is now loaded with my mom's
possessions of 50 years stuffed into boxes. Just when I
thought I'd find time to start eliminating some of my
own clutter, there I am with more. It is such slow going
to get rid of all the junk.
Don't you agree? Things get in
the way of expressing ideas and being creative. I can't
seem to get past the mountains of junk and get into
other interests that I would like to pursue such as
writing my novel, making scrapbooks of my children's
pictures and working on crafts.
I will consider sending for
your tapes, etc. I imagine I would enjoy them.
Sally B, Rochester, NY
Life's timing always amazes me.
I just finished writing a chapter pertaining to the
handling of clutter in my seventh feng shui book, Feng
Shui Floorplans. Yes, there are methodical ways to
tackle clutter and, yes, it does block many things. In
my book, Feng Shui, and Look Before You Love
there is a list of the location of clutter. This list
may reveal what your clutter is concealing.
Entrance of a home
Inside a closet
In a kitchen
Next to a bed
On a desk
In a corner behind a door
Under a piece of furniture
In a cellar
In an attic
In a garage
Fear of relationships
Unwilling to examine
Resenting or overwhelmed
Desire for change or escape
Frustration, fear of letting
go or need to control
Detachment from others
Appearances are important
Lives in the past
Unable to actualize self
Angry and filled with
In the meantime, start the clean-up using an egg timer.
Set aside the best time of day for this project. You
must be consistent. Morning or night set the timer and
begin sorting and deciding what to keep and what to
toss. When the timer goes off ABSOLUTELY STOP EVEN IF
YOU WANT TO GO ON! Do this for 100 days and see your
Write and let me know how.
Nancilee Wydra is the
most published American author on feng shui. Her last
two books are "Feng Shui Goes to the Office"
March 2000 and "Feng Shui for Children's
Spaces," November 2000. She teaches nationwide
professional certification classes (www.windwater.com)
and has a free Website
with 100 answers to the most frequently asked feng shui
She can be reached at 1-888-488-FSIA
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