One thing I like to remind my decluttering community is that decluttering should be fun. Sure, there are some exercises sprinkled throughout our 30-Day Decluttering Series that can feel like administrative busy work – purging your inbox, cleaning out a closet – but those tasks, as mundane as they may be, can be accomplished with a joyful attitude based in the knowledge that when you complete them, you’ll reap benefits that are disproportionately large and long-lasting, compared to the time they take out of your day.
I have a simplicity exercise for you today that falls into the fun category.
But First – The Right Frame of Mind
This one calls for a little bit of imagination, and a little bit of what they call in the entertainment industry a willing suspension of disbelief. When referring to movies, television shows, works of fiction, and theater, there’s a pact between the audience and the artists that basically says three things: