This has to be the most difficult thing on my list. Its depending on if and when I can find a decent job. I’ve been unemployed and looking for nearly two years. A lot can happen within a year, I hope this year is good to me and things can start moving forward.
As far as the clutter, its steadily getting under control. This year I will go through my things and donate clothes and shoes that don’t fit me anymore.
I did get rid of a different kind of clutter last year. I decided to stop all toxic relationships. They hit my confidence really hard and I decided that enough was enough. I wasn’t being fair to myself by allowing these people to hold me back. With all of this out of the way, I really hope it will be easier for me to focus on this goal.
I opened my half.com account shortly after my last entry. Its going well so far. I sold 3 things! I have also been doing a lot of research on how to manage clutter by borrowing some books out of the library on the subject. My possessions have been holding me back. Having a lot of stuff makes it hard to manage and impossible if I want to move. I’m finally at a point in my life where I can let go of a lot of things.
I’ve been cleaning, organizing and re-organizing. For everything I remove, it makes the few objects I keep very special. I went through hundreds of pictures the other day. I got rid of the crappy ones, like out-of-focus and over exposed photos. And most importantly, I got rid of photos of people that I don’t care for very much. There is no use in holding on to memories of toxic relationships. Now I am left with an edited version of my collection! I can keep smiling photo after photo when I see the people that I love, like my grandma :)
Also, I have been very good about shopping. I only shop for things I need. In fact, I recently went on vacation to London and normally I would take home a bag of souvenirs, but this time I didn’t. Instead I took photos. The only things I brought home were a bar of fruity soap and a few boxes of English tea.
p.s. go watch Toy Story 3!
My brother helped me set up a gallery via Wordpress and it looks amazing! I am so impressed at how fast he can do web developing things. I mean… it was his major but still! He was able to set everything up within half an hour. It would probably have taken me all day if I tried to figure it out on my own.
I have most of the elements that I wanted in a website: main page, blog, gallery, shop but somehow it doesn’t seem complete yet. I’m not sure what I am missing… I know I am so close to completing this goal though. I just have to figure out what the missing link is.
edit: I also need a profile page!!!