We know, we know. It’s only the second day of Spring! It’s been a brutal Winter! Are we really going to make you think about cleaning house? But truly, Spring has arrived (even if it doesn’t feel like it) and the earth is ready to emerge from it’s slumber. Why not us too?
This week, we’re finding inspiration in the best-selling bookThe Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Condo. We warn you now, reading this book is transformative in the way that watching a documentary on McDonald’s chicken is transformative. You will never be able to look at your clutter the same way again. However, if you aren’t quite ready to completely revolutionize your life and space, there is one simple piece of advice she gave that we loved and wanted to share with you today.
Take every piece of clothing you own and put it on the floor. Every single last piece. This can be a wake up call in and of itself. Ten stained white shirts. Four bras that no longer fit. That dress that you actually hate but spent too much money on and feel guilty giving away. Everything. Pick up each item and ask yourself in earnest, “does this item bring me joy?”. (You will be shocked at how quickly and clearly your deepest self responds.) Then, sell or donate the items that no longer inspire you. There you have it. You now have a wardrobe that brings you joy!