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5 ways to Get Unstuck

One thing I’ve learned as I have coached gals dealing with buried treasures is that most times there is shame attached. It’s hard being real because we don’t want others to know. I get it. I have been keeping my scrapbooking area from my viewers for over 3 years!

So let's all learn from Amy's challenges and the challenges of many others. Even though it can be difficult to be so forthcoming with what I would categorize as failure or gluttony or flat out sin (I’m talking about myself here but it may resonate with you), I am here to tell you that it seems we all benefit when we just share the ugly truth.

However, it might be easier sharing with someone who gets it and won’t judge, than to send it out over the worldwide web! This is why I respect confidentiality with my clients. It’s also why I don’t expect my virtual group participants to share on video or even show up on live video (like the Jetsons—yep, that dates me) only audio if they prefer. Sharing of before and after pictures is also by choice and name can remain anonymous. Hey, we’re all in this together. Not everyone is comfortable sharing their underwear drawer!

Are you stuck in closet clutter or any other areas of your home or office?

The following are some tidbits I took from my blog written 2 years ago: I was scrolling through my Facebook feed and came across a fascinating photo of a simple, clean, and cute closet. Dallas moms blog advocates for maintaining a 37 piece wardrobe: 15 tops, 9 bottoms, 9 pairs of shoes, 2 dresses, and 2 jackets. Check out this blog.

I thought okay, let's ponder this idea. So I went to my closet to count my jackets. 16 jackets. 16 jackets. Are you kidding me? And I am supposed to go down to 2? Who's idea was this anyway? I was even attempted to share the totals and mix around quantities: “Maybe I could do 11 tops and move 4 items to the jacket category. Perhaps, fewer pairs of shoes=more jackets saved. Oh my, stop the insanity! I am stuck in the details of trying to make my life simpler. This is what I came up with...

5 Ways to Get Unstuck

1. Quit comparing yourself to others…especially when they live in an entirely different area of the country or world.

  • Climate must be taken into consideration when purging your closet and deciding what to kee