In golf, as in life, less is more. People accumulate so much unnecessary clutter in their lives: closets brimming with clothes they haven't worn in years, garages and even storage units filled with things unused for years - or never, every beauty product ever sold, cupboards overflowing with food about to expire. We seem to think the more we have, the better off we will be.
It's the same with golf. Some think the more lessons they have, the better they will play. In fact, the key to golf, as in life, is to let go. Practice what you've learned in the lesson, or from the Golf Channel. Then when we get to the tee box, breathe deeply, exhale, and let your body take over.
How do you know when you are cluttering your life? How heavy is your golf bag? How stuffed are your closets Can you find anything in your garage? Better yet, can you park your car in your garage?
There is a great Buddhist saying. "After my house burned down, I could see the blue sky much better." Keep only what you really need, meaning what you use in your life, rid yourself of unnecessary gadgets you have never used and relax. Once you get rid of what you don't need, you make room for what is important to you, whether it's in your living room or on the golf course.