Clothing Purge

I just recently received a $300. gift certificate for Winners.  Yahoo!!  Even so I have been procrastinating about the seasonal purge and the annual changeover of the summer clothes to more fall like moving into winter.  I figure I really need to practice what I preach.    Why is it so hard to let things go?  Clothing in particular.   A whole season has gone by and I have many cute tops that I have not worn.  Most of them have good memories of days gone by.   So, you look at it and think, oh yeah, I remember when I wore that.  That was a fun day….and then I put the article of clothing back in the drawer.   Ugh!!  One of the things we talk in the support group that I run is “do I love this”, “does it fit properly“, “how does it make me feel”, etc.   If it doesn’t make me feel wonderful, can I let it go?  Once I kinda got on a roll, I ended up filling up a small garbage bag to donate to some lucky person and it felt so good.  I really feel that it is time for a change and that new things will come into my life. (and I don’t just mean materially)   I just have to make sure I don’t look in that bag. 
Next Step:  Work on downsizing some fabric…ugh!!

About Kimberley

I am a Case Manager at My Sisters' Place which is a program of the Canadian Mental Health Association London Middlesex. My Sisters' Place is a program for vulnerable women. I love my job and all the wonderful women I work with. I am very honored to do this work with women who have been through so much and are so open in sharing their stories. I initiated and designed a Clearing Clutter Support Group which I have been facilitating since 2007 with a co-worker. I love running this group and learn so much from the participants. We offer this eight week program three or four times a year. I started my business Space For You in 2010 and work with individuals in their homes as well as offer some workshops in the community. I am available to speak to groups on "De-Cluttering Your Life", "The Magic of De-Cluttering", "Space Clearing" or really anything to do with clutter and hoarding.
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