Stop hoarding that shit already

Stop hoarding that shit already!

So the second important post I needed to make in relation to what I learnt from 2013 is about hoarding.

At some point, I realised I’d been hoarding quite a bit of shit – physical objects, emotional attachments, social media connections, etc.

It wasn’t doing me any good in terms of moving on with life so I decided to start the long and arduous process of decluttering.

Or so I thought at first.

Decluttering is made much easier when you learn how to set boundaries and learn to let go.

Hence, the rule of thumb which I devised from the process (and which I call Stop Hoarding That Shit Already [SHTSA]):

  1. If you really needed it, you’d have used it already.
  2. If you haven’t already used it, you’re never gonna use it.
  3. If in doubt, throw it out.

Suffice to say it was a great success, so hope it helps you with decluttering your own life too.

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Laremy Lee

A versatile educator, writer and editor, Laremy Lee (李庭辉) has the uncanny knack of being one of the few among his generation in Singapore who crafts compelling stories in different genres.

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