4 Ways to Eliminate Time-Clutter In Business and Personal Life to Achieve Your Vision

Thought for today: Sometimes to recover from compulsive debting it helps to develop our Visions for the future. A Vision board helps us map out where we want to head in the future, to make our Action Plan a reality.  We cut pictures out of magazines, and make collages with the things we want to get, do […]

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12 Benefits of Decluttering To Help Us “Live Within Our Means” Without Our Means Defining Us

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Thought for today: Newcomers to our program find it hard to imagine a life without feelings of deprivation, insatiable binge overspending, or exhausting overwork. But our experience proves it is not only possible, but likely that we will live a life with abundance if we follow simple Steps and Tools. Working the program brings us a life beyond our often-limited […]

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How to Maximize Life Through Minimalism

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Thought for today: We have learned in DA that there is abundance in our Higher Power if we are open to it.  There is plenty of time, money and love for all of us. By the same token, we are better off with fewer more precious items – a more minimalistic lifestyle.  Our quality of life […]

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12 Benefits of De-Cluttering Our Time, Money and Love, and “Keeping It Simple”

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Thought for today: We find freedom when we “live within our means”, as the Third DA Promise recommends, “yet our means will not define us.”  DA experience proves that this is not only possible, but likely! But what does “living within our means” really mean?  And how can it benefit us? “Living within our means” can mean many things, but letting go of […]

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7 Decluttering Ideas To Evaluate “How Important Is It?”

Thought for today: Getting rid of clutter is a side benefit of working the program of recovery and getting our lives in order again.  We want to feel that our possessions are accessible, necessary, and bring us joy, not overwhelming, falling apart, or depressing. A member shares: “Clutter has been a part of my entire adult life.  Ever […]

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Decluttering From The Tyranny of Things

Thought for today: In the disease of hoarding, areas of the brain associated with recognizing how important  things are get highly stimulated.  “Clutter junkies” are an extreme case.*  Many underearners and compulsive debtors suffer from some form of this behavior. A member shares: “Evaluating and letting go of things became very tough the more debt I was in. I would get ideas […]

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6 Ways to Find the Hidden Gems in Your Life

Thought for today: The goal of PlentyTML.com is to create an attitude of abundance.   As underearners, we do this with the DA program of recovery, and by letting go of old attitudes that don’t bring us joy. To gain some measure of happiness, we take the Twelve Steps, use the Twelve Tools, and follow the Twelve Traditions.- the  Three […]

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A Minimalist’s Playbook: Keep Only What Brings You Joy!

Thought for today: This blog is about achieving abundance – time, money and love.  Minimalism is one way to get there. Want to find more time to enjoy things?  Want to find more money for more independence?  Find more love for a more joyful life?  Here is a great place to start: Remove joyless clutter from your home and workplace.  It clears […]

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Simplicity and Minimalism as Spiritual Tools

Thought for today: “Simplify, simplify!”  Thoreau said.  Living simply is liberating and profitable, if you release belongings on your terms, and you value what is left. A member shares: “I used to collect clutter.  Paper copies of every utility bill I had ever gotten filled several cartons.  Books I never even liked, and would never read, piled up in my closet. […]

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Four Ideas to Help You Prepare For the New Year.

“As a year comes to an end, it always helps me to reflect on where I’ve been and where I’m heading,” says one long time member. “I learn from my past, and re-reinvigorate my visions and resolutions for the new year.” “First, I usually try to get an understanding of where I stand in life, […]

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