letting go of clothes
June 6, 2008
we’re getting ready for a garage sale tomorrow and i have found that letting go of clothes has not been an easy process for me. actually, it’s been the most difficult aspect of becoming minimalist thus far during our journey. i spend a good amount of time deciding if i should keep something or not and during the process i think i’m doing a good job of letting go. but then, i look back in my closet and wonder why i still have so many things in there that i don’t plan on wearing.
i don’t know if any of you have difficulty getting rid of old clothes or not, but i found an interesting conversation happening at a blog called the very small closet. jennifer’s got a three-part post on learning to let go of clothes which i have found helpful. she’s done a good job of helping me identify some of my emotions including:
Either way, her thoughts have helped me remember to live in the present!