Learning to Let Go: Literally & Figuratively – Egypt Today

  • Date: 02-Apr-2024
  • Source: Egypt Today
  • Sector:Education
  • Country:Egypt
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Learning to Let Go: Literally & Figuratively – Egypt Today





In a world filled with chaos, where everything runs at lightning speed, we tend to hold on to things that are not as useful as they seem. We overbuy things, hold on to people we have outgrown, and keep memorabilia that is already worn out and broken. We have nostalgic tendencies as we grow old, and it's completely fine; however, holding on to the past and unnecessary items can set you back. Speaking literally, keeping an old journal is fine, but a t-shirt that you haven’t worn for years and won’t wear because it reminded you of a specific moment is hoarding. And figuratively speaking, if your group of friends doesn’t match your updated mindset or way of living, then maybe you should start getting with a group that will help you move forward. That doesn’t mean completely cutting ties with the old group of friends but to more align yourself with people who will make you evolve and be a better version of yourself

 

So you have clutter, literally and figuratively, how do you make your life more organized? In the words of Marie Kondo, the Japanese professional organizer and consultant “Take each item in one’s hand and ask:


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