Monday, May 21, 2012

Express Gratitude 3
 get rid of things

Where was I with this.

Being aware of things that make you happy that you have, being aware of things that don't make you happy that you don't have, I think we're up to getting rid of things that don't make you happy:

make you happydon't make you happy
have1. be grateful for this3. get rid of that
don't have4. then, get this2. be grateful for this

So, I swear this is true: I had a much longer post here about getting rid of things that don't make you happy, it was a list of actual things that I'm getting rid of. I thought it would be interesting, but it wasn't. And I actually thought to myself, I'm not happy with this but what can you do—


Seriously what was making me think that I was obliged to publish a post I wasn't happy with? It's a blog, it's my blog that I'm in charge of. It has to be the single only place where I answer to nobody, particularly since I disabled comments.

Just inertia, I think! Think about that, how some things hang on for no good reason, they're just incumbent, and you, yes you, can vote the bastards out. I don't mean politically though that also applies, I really am just thinking about my closet. And how throwing stuff out is like being awake and sentient with a will of your own, and not a golem. Gaining possession of yourself.