LIST 43 | List the things in your life that you would like to simplify.
The beauty of a full household move is that it provides the opportunity to strip things down to only the necessities pretty quickly. Essentially, I want to simplify my life, not just a few things in my life, which is a lot of the reason for the impending move.
The new house is smaller in size and located in a smaller northern town on Lake Huron.
I’ve chosen the things I’m bringing with me: specific pieces of furniture; artwork that makes me happy; geodes and other rocks and woo; empty journals – mine and full journals – his; books I love that I will read or reference again; and, all that makes me feel content. What I’m leaving behind: the hobbies, the clothes, the books, the subscriptions, the stories, all of the things that don’t “spark joy” as it were.
What I’m inviting into my life going forward are people, projects and experiences more than things. I believe it’s a good plan!