I’ve spent the last few weeks de-cluttering my attic. It’s a great feeling. A lighter feeling.
Why I ever held on to so much or bought so many plastic storage bins, I’ll never understand. My new epiphany is this: If I haven’t opened a storage bin in over two years, it’s quite possible that I don’t need its contents.
Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Joy of Less is now in bookstores and — after only one day — is a bestseller. There must be a lot of people out there with too much stuff. One of my essays is included in the book.
Giving away, throwing away, becoming lighter in various ways (materially and spiritually) feels extremely good! I’m shedding the superfluous and experiencing more joy in having less.