March Positivity Challenge – Make Your Mess Less

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We all know life is messy. Many of us feel like there is just too much going on in our lives. Our mole hills really are mountains and a simpler existence would make getting through the day so much easier.

This month let’s make our mess less.

Each day in March, I encourage you to toss out, donate, or give away at least one thing that you no longer use or that just takes up too much space in your place. Once you start the process of picking out the excess, you will find the act of eliminating the unnecessary empowering.

Don’t know where to start?

Consider your closet or dresser. Anything you didn’t wear in the last year is perfect for purging.

Give the kitchen cabinets a sweep. Gadgets, pans, or expired products provide instant pitches or pass alongs.

What about your catch-all drawer? I am certain there are some Box-tops to go to education, coupons that no longer count, or just some stuff that would benefit from being organized.

A large part of March makes up the Lenten season and I always use this season as a chance to challenge myself to get rid of the excess in my home. 20200309_054125.jpg

For each of the 40 days of Lent, I get rid of at least one trash bag or box of stuff. That’s right 40 bags of clothes, toys, trash, and things we don’t use anymore make their way out of my house. It feels so good!

When we make our mess less, there is more room for good to grow. That’s what Intentergy is all about. So put energy into eliminating things that no longer have purpose and make space for a more positive place.

By: Melanie A. Peters

P.S. This post may make me sound a little trashy, but I’m really not.


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