Maybe you are figuring this out. I think we all are. We're allowed to - and supposed to - change, grow and evolve!
People often move when they make a big change in their life. The change is all about a new "becoming." New energy.
We need to be willing for our space to change to reflect who we are today and who we aspire to become. That means being willing to let go of things we've already experienced to make room for the new.
Even if we don't actually move, this means taking stock at regular intervals. Does what we have in our space fit who we are now? Does it invite us towards who we want to become? Is there too much energy of the past in our space?
Marie Kondo (author of the wildly popular decluttering manifesto, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up) says that "tidying" (read: decluttering) is "a dialogue with one's self." It's a conscious evaluation of the things around us.
Look around your space. Is everything in it really "you"? I mean the you you are today. Not who you were last year. Or five years ago. Does your space (and what's in it) inspire you and make you happy? Is your space consciously set up to support you in succeeding at whatever matters to you right now?
Do you have space to think new ideas, dream new dreams, pursue your current passions?
If you are weighed down by too much stuff, or emotionally attached to the past and reluctant to let go, you're putting major brakes on your life. This is about fear. All of us have been there. Fear of change. Fear of the unknown.
Imagine for a moment. A beautiful, deserted beach. With a blue sky overhead. That feeling of freedom. Room to be. To play. To relax. To soak up nourishment from the sun. All those good feelings, and not a single "thing" in sight. Because actually we need very little.
You can have that same expansive feeling in your space when you clear out anything that doesn't serve you and bring you joy right now.