The doormat in the photo reads: “Rental Sweet Rental.” Your home, no matter how humble, is your castle and you should treat it as such. Look about your home as if you were a stranger and ask yourself, “What kind of person lives here?” The answer should reflect who you really are. Just as there are times when we need to travel, there are other times when we need the sanctuary of an appropriate home. I’ve lived in many non-ideal homes, including a decade or so in an 18′ RV with less interior space than most bathrooms. It was still possible to make that small space into a fairly comfortable home with some creativity and adaptability. Small or large, however, I cannot enjoy any home once it gets messy and chaotic. Many people find that they have more and more possessions and less and less time to deal with them all. Keeping your space orderly and aesthetically pleasing can be a very empowering practice. If you feel anxious or depressed you are still capable of cleaning up your space, a task that usually doesn’t take a lot of mental focus. When you work on cleaning up your space, there are [...]
What do you nourish yourself with? On what and on whom do you bestow your nourishment?