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What’s better? Purging or Curating?

Hey there! Ever felt overwhelmed by the idea of organizing Just thinking about it can be exhausting! 😩 Believe me, you’re not alone!

But what if I told you there’s a way to turn these seemingly daunting tasks into enjoyable experiences? It’s all about changing your perspective and the words you use.

Cookbook Curating:

Meet “Sarah”, a cooking enthusiast who was drowning in her extensive collection. Rather than thinking about purging her multitude of cookbooks, she reframed her approach and decided to curate her culinary collection.  Now the chore became a delightful exploration! Every evening, she picked a cookbook, explored recipes, and ripped them out of the books separated into her chosen categories. Suddenly the burden of dozens of books became a carefully crafted collection of recipes, logically sorted into the categories of her choosing!  

China and Cutlery Curating:

Now, imagine “Martha” who inherited her grandmother’s delicate china and crystal. Instead of leaving them packed away, she saw it as a chance to curate a heritage display. Knowing she would never need place settings for eighteen, she handpicked just a teapot, turine, and vase and displayed them elegantly in her dining room hutch. The rest she divided between her two nieces who were delighted to have real crystal and china to entertain with. Her clever editing of the china and crystal gave them all a chance to enjoy and use it.

I think it’s all about the words we choose and the perspective we adopt. Embrace the joy of curating instead of purging, and you’ll find that even the most daunting organizing tasks can become delightful adventures.