The past is remembered. Live in the present. The future is in you.
-Mike Caceres, who is a blogger, hiker, and traveler
Don't hate. (I was continually trying to rhyme. Yuh, I'm corny.)
This morning, I just dropped off items in the donation box, and they were:
Also, I donated a few of my sister's items, and they were:
I will slowly continue to donate more stuff, for the reason that, I have attachments with what I own. (I am brainwashed from a consumerism country.) For example, I have donated most of my basketball shoes, but frankly I still own a lot. Currently, I am learning how to let go.
It is "unnecessary" to own many stuff. Why, so?
In the article, "10 Reasons to Escape Excessive Consumerism," Joshua Becker writes, "True life is found in the invisible things of life: Love, hope, and faith. Again, we all know there are things in this world that are far more important than what we own."
Also, he writes, "Excessive consumption promises happiness, but never delivers. True life must be found somewhere else."
Experiences make me happier than possessions. (I agree.) In the article, "5 Reasons Why Experiences Make You Happier Than Possessions," the writer, Jenny Marchal, states it. (Few months ago, I traveled to London, Paris, Rome, and Amsterdam. It was a life-changing experience. Sometime this year, I will be writing a post about my Europe trip.)
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