I have both crap and treasures disbursed throughout my home. You probably have similar stuff but you may call it something different.
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Crap and Treasure By Tally Hayden
I have both crap and treasures disbursed throughout my home. You probably have similar stuff but you may call it something different. Have you ever thought about why we feel we need all this stuff?
I think about that often. Why in the hell did I keep a note card written to me from a student in 1998 thanking me for some of the marketing lessons I imparted to her at a sales training class? On the one hand it is just crap and on the other hand if I reflect on what was happening during my life at that time then it was a cherished treasure. In 1997 at age 37 I became widowed and during that next year people who shared their thoughts and feelings with me about how I helped them were shining golden nuggets of hope for me to hang on to – they helped me get through my dark days and darker nights. But almost 20 years later it now only takes up space in a box. Do I really need those note cards any longer? No.
I know there are two reasons why I hang on to things: One, it means something to me. It contains a message from a slice of my past like those thank you notes from my students. They are reminders of who I used to be and how much I've overcome and grown...