How Mindset and Habit Contribute to Dysfunction
When we live in an environment, we become blind to the weak spots
Remodeling our house after living in it for two decades taught me how easily clutter creeps in and contributes to ineffectiveness. It was painful to face the reality that I had belts I couldn’t wrap around my waist, shoes I would never wear again and dozens of black pants and skirts.
When we live in an environment, we become blind to the weak spots. Facing those blind spots can be either the truth that hurts or the truth that sets you free. My first thought was, “We need more storage space.”
But the truth is, unless I change my mindset and habits, the clutter and excess will creep back in a matter of months. My mindset must change from “we need more storage” to the idea of “less is more.” The new habits include not keeping things past their usefulness, and not buying more than needed.
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