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I Want to Simplify My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 113 People

    Too Much Chaos In My Mind & Life

    I am burried in chaos right now. Clutter - it's every where. In my head, my heart, my house! How do I get rid of it all without tossing out what really matters? That's my quest. How did I get so cluttered in the first place? Ugh!! Too many questions and I don't like the...
    9Dragonz 9Dragonz 36-40, F Jul 4, 2009

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    I began a journey to simplify my life.

    Boy has it been difficult. The best advice I can give is this: Step 1: Find out what is important to you (top 5 things) Step 2: Eliminate everything else. Step 3: When anything new comes along, ask yourself, will this simplify my life or complicate it?
    liveurbestlifenow liveurbestlifenow 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2014

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    In Case Anything Happens

    I have too much stuff. With several folks I know in the hospital recently, I have been thinking about what my family will be left with if anything happened to me. This is a great motivator to downsize. I expect to get busy while my family is out of town for the holiday. I...
    FeelingOrange FeelingOrange 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2012

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    Less Drama, Less Stress

    Life is hard enough, but drama and stress makes life nearly unbearable. More than anything, at least right now, I want to make my life simple, if not easier, by cutting ties with drama kings/queens and toxic people.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Aug 29, 2011

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