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Get Rid of It and Breathe

Get Rid of It and Breathe

I have to confess, I am a bit of a hoarder, I love memories and relate things I own to the experiences I have had. But there comes a point in ones life when you have had so many experiences and have collected so much stuff, that there is just no more room for new experiences. Times that by five and you can imagine how much stuff my family has in our home. No room to breathe and I am constantly looking for homes for all the things that live on the floor, or are stacked in piles.

It recently got to a point when I decided that enough is enough, (I think it may have been when the entire contents of the house were thrown on the floor in the earthquakes we have had and I had to tidy it all up). I have my head to store memories, I don't need things I will never use again, things I have never unpacked out of boxes after moving three times. If I haven't used it in 10 years, is it really important? 

So I have started the major declutter job. Room by room I am g…