How does it feel to be disorganized? Not so good, right? I’ve heard people say embarrassed, overwhelmed, exhausted, anxious and desperate.
Here’s the thing. It can be really hard to make a change when you’re in the grip of such negative emotions.
If you act from those emotions, every decision will be agony and you’ll feel so tired and disheartened that you won’t get very far anyway.
This is one reason why I start my clients off with clarifying their vision of what they want. The vision focuses on the good stuff; the calm, serenity and ease they want to feel. That’s where the power comes from.
Making that emotional journey can be a challenge.
Organizing itself is not so hard. Having a vision and staying motivated to bring it to reality is the hard part.
That’s why many people find it hard or impossible to get organized on their own. It’s not the spice rack alphabetizing that stops them, it’s the habit development, commitment and willingness to keep getting back on the horse.
It’s okay to get help. Organizers know about containers and filing systems, and they also know about how to keep their clients inspired and on track.
The first bits of information you can get from a book. For the others, you need someone who’s on your side, troubleshooting and encouraging you. So, reach out. What’s stopping you?