… or, damaged or stained. If you keep telling yourself that you’ll fix the item, can you do what is necessary right now, as your daily 15-minute task? If you need to take it somewhere, can you at least move the item into the car? If the item (or items) have been lingering long enough to acquire a layer of dust, maybe it’s time to admit that you won’t be fixing the item.
Have you already replaced it? Then you definitely don’t have to fix it. And, if you haven’t replaced the item and you’ve been without it for a while, is it something that you can do without?
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Susan Caplan McCarthy
I'm Susan, a writer and teacher developing a second career as a Decluttering Coach.