Getting through the clutter

Why you are stuck and can’t find clarity for your life

Dale Swackhammer

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Photo by Ashim D’Silva on Unsplash

Hoarders are described as people who have accumulated so much stuff that their home and surrounding environment cannot be used as intended. They are filled with anxiety at the thought of getting rid of anything which, in their mind, has value. They fear not just making a decision but making the wrong decision. Clutter is used to keep life at bay and they feel safe with their stuff. While there are treasures in their hoards, these precious items are lost in the masses. As outside viewers, we look at the mess and wonder how could they not see the chaos and how can they live like that. Yet, millions of us are mentally living in the same way.

Mental hoarding starts at a very young age. We collect thoughts, opinions and start to create beliefs from those which we often hold tightly too into adulthood. As we grow, so does our collection, the good, the bad, the helpful and the harmful. We go through life sometimes unaware that we are living a belief from way back then and are still under the influence. It is no wonder that clarity of life can seem like an impossible task. Every thought, believe, fear is held on to just incase they are needed. Some are louder than others but they still all add to the chaos in the mind. Finding focus can seem impossible because the hoard is so large and…

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