March 22, 2016
Do you know the most common mistake people make when trying to create a life they really love? They ignore the primary space where life happens: their home.
When your home represents negative things from your past, it holds you back. When rooms are cluttered or negative Anchors are present, your own mind, mood and vibe are adversely affected.
When the place you call home is uninspiring, cluttered, outdated or chaotic – can you imagine how spending your time there will affect you? How it might affect your family, friends and guests? The crazy thing is that we can see things that are not working in other people’s homes much easier than we can see and feel what’s not working in our own.
If you’re serious about intentionally designing the life you crave, then you cannot afford to ignore your home. Fortunately, you can achieve the results you seek by following a simple 3-step process and making small changes to your home that will have an incredible impact on your life.
THE 3 STEPS TO CREATE A HOME THAT BRINGS SUCCESS, ABUNDANCE, HEALTH & HAPPINESS
The 3-step process presented below is best applied fully to one room at a time. For each room, you will begin by clearing it of all clutter and negative Anchors. After removing the elements and objects that are not serving you then it’s time to intentionally introduce positive Anchors that represent and connect you to achieve the ultimate life you desire across all 5 life categories (your LifeVision). Finally, the most important step is to then put your positive Anchors to work with intention and focus so that they actively assist you in transforming your life. Trust me, it’s simple, it makes sense and it works!
Step 1. Clear Clutter & Negative Anchors
Clutter in your HomeSpace is basically anything that you don’t use, don’t like or don’t have any space for. It also includes any elements, objects or images from your past and present that aren’t serving you in attracting and experiencing your desired future (negative Anchors).
Clutter also represents all those limiting beliefs and fears from your past that you’ve been trying to let go of. Clearing the clutter in your HomeSpace will help you begin to clear that clutter from your MindSpace.
Do not underestimate the impact clutter and negative Anchors have on your home, your guests and your life. They can often be the hidden culprit keeping you stuck in unwanted patterns, experiences and emotions.
To begin de-cluttering your HomeSpace, tackle one room at a time as part of the 3-step process, and complete it entirely before moving on to the next room. The secret to de-cluttering is to consider the things you will keep versus the things you will remove. Does the item raise your vibe and help you connect with your LifeVision or not? When you approach de-cluttering with this perspective it’s easier to let go of the stuff that’s not serving you.
Step 2. Establish Your Positive Anchors
Collectively, positive Anchors are the primary asset in your home that helps you connect with and achieve your LifeVision, without sacrificing functionality and design.
Think of a colorful woven basket from Zimbabwe anchoring your dream to go on Safari, or specific books and inspiring objects that represent a career you’d love to have, or maybe an object representing the level of financial abundance you want to experience in your life.
Kevin Hart, one of the world’s top comedic actors, has several portraits of his favorite comedians displayed on the wall above his stair case including Eddie Murphy & Richard Prior. Every morning Kevin walks down his stairs and when he sees the portraits he affirms ‘Eddie was great I want to be great, Richard was great I want to be great’. These portraits are Kevin’s Focus Point Anchors and they inspire and motivate him every day to achieve his incredible success.
When selected and placed with intention, items become powerful Anchors that create positive connections to the vibe of your future dreams, right here and now in your home.
When you learn the power of Anchors, you will start to look at your HomeSpace as an environment where images, objects and sensory elements connect you consciously, and subconsciously, to the look and feel of your ultimate life experience – what we call your LifeVision.
Step 3. Anchors In Action
This is the step that transforms home design into lifestyle design, putting your positive Anchors into action so that they support you and work actively on your behalf.
The process for Anchors in Action is deceptively simple, consisting of 3 simple steps. However, it’s the crucial step in designing a HomeSpace that will help you achieve the success you deserve in your life.
SEE IT: For at least the first 3 weeks after you have established a positive Anchor, you want to consciously acknowledge it and what it represents, at least once a day, when you see or experience it.
In doing this, you are effortlessly training your brain to focus on and look for the positive things you want more of in your life. Just as Pavlov trained dogs to salivate when they heard a bell ringing, you want to train yourself to connect with the vibe of the result that the positive Anchor represents whenever you see or experience it.
FEEL IT: Each time you consciously acknowledge a positive Anchor in your HomeSpace, take a moment to feel the vibe of the result that the Anchor is connecting you to, as if it was already real for you right now. For example, if you were already enjoying the loving relationship you dream of, or the ideal job you feel passion for, how would you feel? It would feel pretty amazing right? Take a second to feel gratitude for that awesome result in your life as it if had already happened. This adds powerful momentum and connects you to the vibe that aligns you to achieve that result. Just as like attracts like, vibe attracts vibe.
ALLOW IT: The final stage of this process is actually allowing the result to come into your life. This may sound strange but once things start to align and shift you’ll notice that opportunities begin to present themselves to you. Oftentimes, at this stage, we can hesitate or accidentally sabotage ourselves due to an underlying fear or limiting belief.
Simply put: when opportunities start to present themselves to you it’s time to trust this process and just say YES! Then simply allow the great things to flow into your life. Remind yourself that you deserve it!
We have numerous resources across this site to help you with implementing the details of each step, but you can start to experience results right now by deciding to make some small changes today.
What bits of clutter or negative Anchors in your HomeSpace can you remove immediately? What item could you feature as a positive Anchor? Share any inspiration or your plans in the comments below!