Sep 29

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Small steps to achieving big things

You know how people say that if you do a little bit of cleaning each day, eventually a whole lot of stuff is clean?  I’ve never really subscribed to that – I’ve been more of a “give me a whole day and I’ll attack the whole job and feel overwhelmed and not finish it” type.

No, I didn't use any of these "green" cleaning products. But it makes me feel slightly virtuous to put their picture up as if I did. 🙂

But over the last week I’ve given my apartment a thorough cleaning by doing exactly that – a big start on Sunday and then some cleaning each morning and each evening.

And you know what?  My apartment is clean!  Cleaner than it’s been since the day I moved in.  There are a few things left to do – I still haven’t scrubbed out the refrigerator.  A couple small things still need to get put into the storage box that was put away before I found them.  But they’re minor details compared to the massive amount that I’ve accomplished a little at a time.

In other news – as part of the cleaning process, I moved Cinnamon’s cage to a different position in the living room. Now she’s sitting on a toy that she’s never paid any attention to before.  Interesting how a shift in perspective can change everything.

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Leah Carey

Leah Carey is the Chief Miracle Officer of The Miracle Journal, where she writes about the large and small miracles that happen in her life every day. She is a life coach, speaker, journalist, freelance writer, and lover of life. In all of those pursuits, she works with people to identify what’s already right in your life so you can build an even more joyful and fulfilling daily experience from that foundation. You can find her on Facebook, , Twitter, and YouTube.

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