Saturday, January 11, 2020

Empty Something

We've been working on our mindset so far in our Fresh Start Field Guide Series. The next few posts will be simple assignments. Don't worry. We are not going to be emptying all the contents of your house into the living room floor in order to see what sparks joy.

Today you are simply going to empty something.

That's it.

It can be anything you want. A sink full of dirty dishes, or the junk drawer, or a shelf in the garage. The trash. Your car. The dishwasher.

One thin shelf in the medicine cabinet.

Maybe it's an hour in your calendar this week.

Your email.

Empty one thing of your choosing and see how a small bit of empty space makes you feel like you have a little more breathing room in your life.

Let's embrace that everything isn't about more.


  1. Awesome idea! We ended up emptying our calendar of an event we weren't sure we really wanted to do tomorrow, which leaves the day open to do something we really need to do ;).

  2. So good. It's so easy to think we have to do something "big", when really, it just takes one small step of doing something even so small and simple. I'm working on minimizing this month..and it's a little at a I'm just going through books and magazines (which I really don't have a ton in the first place), but many are unread and unused and taking up space.


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