Is your home cluttered? Your car? Your closets? Your garage?
Someone once asked Charles Fillmore (author of the book PROSPERITY) what he believed the greatest obstacle to prosperity was for most people.
He answered without a moment's hesitation.
We know that reducing clutter can lower stress levels.
(It's easier to find things. No worrying over guests arriving unannounced.)
We know that reducing clutter can improve your outlook.
(Friends want to come over? Sure! Want a guilt-free Saturday afternoon off? Ok!)
But removing clutter can increase your prosperity?
And not for the reasons you might expect, like holding a garage sale or selling items on eBay. You can actually give or throw the clutter away and still increase the dollars in your life because...
...the process of removing the clutter will change your entire mind.
The Mind Matters
Everything we have or do in our lives comes from our mind-set. Look at the areas of life you are successful in. What is your mental state about them? Determination? Appreciation? Focus?
Now look at some areas of your life that aren't where you want them to be. What is your mental state about them?
The mental state around clutter sounds something like this:
Money is like breathing.
You can't keep a breath of air forever, you'll pass out. You can't keep every dollar you have, either. You'll starve or go homeless from not spending it on food and housing.
Air must flow. Money must flow.
And like with breathing, a stuck prosperity passageway will cause the flow of money in your life to feel stifled, difficult or slow.
So if you don't have as much money as you want, look around. If you have debt, look around.
Do you have clutter?
The process of removing it will challenge you to create a mental state that sounds like this: