I'm of the mind that less 'stuff' makes for a clearer mind. yet I've never quite been able to achieve, well either of those things really. moments of clarity, sure. but not a totally
this year I'm on a mission to increase THOSE moments.
so far I've been handing old clothes over to the op shops, cleaning up my computer files and discarding of the stuff that I can't justify holding onto any longer. ie the shoes that I loved for so long that, when I wore them I was walking on the pavement instead of the sole...I dearly hate throwing this stuff out. stuff that I see still has potential. and is perhaps not quite 'dead' all over, but my head has really run out of S P A C E for the things i know I will not ever get around to
this month i have also started to de-clutter the studio. after 5 years of, 'maybe that item of clothing will come in handy' i've begun to move things on to new homes. i also bought this plant
asplenium australasicum critatum
crested bird's nest fern
i'm finding them rather inspiring
as you can see from the pics, the de-cluttering has not yet begun in my office area.
take it one corner or drawer at a time they say. hopefully in the next pics of my studio you will see clear spaces and less 'stuff'...