How to be a Tidy Person (Bonus Video!)

Tidy house tips: For the last 37 years, I have seen myself as a messy person.

I’ve felt fortunate that I found minimalism along the way. By reducing the inventory in our house, it has made it much more manageable and easier to keep clean.

But it has still felt like A LOT of work to keep our house tidy and clean. Until recently, it was still never second nature and certainly not enjoyable to tidy up.

And then I had a light bulb moment while listening to a podcast by James Clear, author of Atomic Habits. He talked about how our actions and habits flow from HOW WE SEE OURSELVES.

So, if I see myself as a messy person, I will continue to act like a messy person. If I see myself as a TIDY person, I will act like a tidy person. Mind blown.

A few more thoughts on small changes that lead to big results:

This video is a follow-up to the YouTube video I created about becoming a tidy person (that video is further down!). Now that I’ve experienced success with seeing myself as a tidy person, I wanted to try it out on being a healthier person!

In this video:
  • Applying the principles I learned in Atomic Habits to intermittent fasting, and why I wasn’t succeeding
  • The mental shift I needed to make to succeed
  • How I’m still really enjoying Blinkist and the ability to hear the highlights of books that have been impactful to me (you can use the link for a free 7 day trial and 25% off your membership!)
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How to Become a Tidy Person

This video talks about my mental breakthrough to becoming a tidy person, the tools that helped and how I think completely differently now!

In this video (also posted to YouTube) I talk about:
  • The mental shift from being a messy person to a clean person and what finally clicked!
  • How seeing myself as a messy person made it very difficult to keep our house clean (even after I had significantly simplified it!)
  • How this has been MUCH easier than I would have ever imagined :)

You can find Atomic Habits by James Clear on Amazon or you can try out the 7 day free trial of Blinkist HERE and also receive 25% off of membership.

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We’d love to know, how do you see yourself? Do you think this impacts how you act?

I’ve also recently shared our Minimalist Kitchen and How to Declutter Your Kitchen QUICKLYit definitely makes it a more enjoyable place to be!

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