Clear out the clutter

All Fives

Why do we save so much stuff? Why do we pile it and hoard it and cram it into closets and under beds? As I cleaned out a nasty closet, I uncovered some reasons.

Why we save stuff

  • You don’t want to admit you made a bad decision.
  • You hope things will be different someday: you’ll be that smaller size again, you’ll have a bigger house, you’ll get inspired to take some action.
  • You feel obligated: Someone gave you this thing and you don’t like the thing but you love the person.

As a result, all this stuff is here, there and everywhere, weighing on you, nagging at you. And every time you see it you get an unpleasant feeling, like a tiny failure.

I never wear those jeans. When am I going to slim down and fit into them again?
I never use any of those seven pie plates…

View original post 256 more words

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Dream Job. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s