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On the way home from gymnastics the other day, my 6 year old’s voice piped up from the back seat.
“Mommy? I was thinking something about minimalism.”
I turned off the radio. “What’s that?”
“Well,” she continued, “some people think if you get rid of something, you’re wasting money. But the secret is, the money is already gone. You’re not wasting it when you get rid of the thing. You waste it when you buy something you don’t want or need.”
I was blown away.
SOME PEOPLE TAKE THEIR WHOLE LIVES TO LEARN THIS.
I know it certainly took me far longer than I wish it had. It’s a hard lesson. So many of us keep trying to recoup sunk costs, long after we’ve already determined that an item isn’t worth our time (or space. or attention.) anymore. We save it for a yard sale. We intend to list it on a facebook marketplace, or ebay.
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