Just a brief recap for this week. You may have noticed we’ve disabled the Chat and Discussion Board widgets from the sidebar. They were seldom used, didn’t provide notifications, and just didn’t seem very useful, so we cleaned things up a bit and removed them. This is the final week for getting your 3 completed body wash questionnaires in, so please do so by Friday the 22nd! And… while you’re at it please take the polls on
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Something Achalala11 mentioned last week about purging and getting organized has inspired my closing for this week’s short blog. I have found myself in a constant state of flux with a 7 month old around. Part of these many changes include a steady supply of gifts, clothes, and toys we receive. We’re in a never-ending state of triage as we assess the new stream of goods and prioritize the discharge of things that can go… some of it into plastic tubs as treasures and into the garage, some things in boxes to goodwill, others saved for close friends to hand down to when they have kids. Sometimes it’s difficult to decide what stays and what goes.I
think there’s a part in all of us that wants to save things for a rainy day… you know, just in case we need this again. I’ve found keeping things around like this adds stress to my life: it’s just more stuff to manage and think about in my brain and seldom outweighs any monetary savings or sentimental value. Part of the solution to this is to develop organizational systems so things get put into their proper place. Another part of this is conditioning ourselves to let stuff go.
I’m going to plug a wonderful (and short) book I read a while ago on organizing and getting rid of stuff, which has helped me:
What’s great about this quick read is that she shows you how to give yourself permission to let old material or sentimental things go that have been taking up space in your house, storage unit, and brain. She has a unique approach to decluttering your life and it worked for me (along with nearly 13 thousand other 5 star reviews from Amazon).
Until next time, live wholly, live naturally, live simply.