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Clearing Mental Clutter

Have you ever felt slighted by someone? Been unable to get beyond anger about something done to you? While this website’s major focus is clearing physical clutter, mental clutter can drag us down just as much, maybe even more. Harboring resentment drains your energy. It can take the joy out of living.

As Eleanor Roosevelt famously said, ““No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

How to get beyond such a situation? Use it to your advantage. Redirect the energy that you’re actually wasting. Would it be possible to bring your anger to its source, and resolve it with respectful talk? If not, maybe write a description of the situation and, if you have a fireplace, burn the paper. Or, write a letter to the person(s) who have cluttered your brain, then burn it. No fireplace? Ball it up, then recycle it.

However you decide to clear the mental clutter, keep in mind another wise statement from Eleanor Roosevelt. “Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.”

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