Downsizing in 2022

When I left Nashville in 2014, I left behind everything except my clothes, toiletries, kitchen essentials, 1 heirloom, and 1 television. I downsized from a 4 bedroom house to a 2 bedroom apartment. I had never been so tired of stuff in my life. I had stuff that I never used, furniture I never sat on, 12 years of accumulating stuff that was not essential or beneficial in my life.

When I moved to Georgia and became a minimalist, it felt so good. I had room, I could breathe, I didn’t spend all my free time cleaning and organizing. I had made space in my home which meant space in my life. Space in my life was far more important to me than anything I left behind. Seven and 1/2 years later I still love living with only essentials and items that serve a purpose.

I think as we are all about to move from 2021 to 2022, what I want to leave behind is to have more space in my life. Space that gives me a life to focus on my health and happiness. I want to downsize and get rid of the following:

  • Drama
  • Manipulators
  • Gaslighters
  • Energy Drainers
  • Codependent Habits

I want to make room for the following:

  • Healing from old wounds
  • Forgiveness
  • Spiritual growth
  • Peace
  • Love in my relationships

I want to have space to grow in every area of my life. And I want to love my space so much that I never want back what I leave behind. I don’t want the gaslighting, drama, energy drainers in my life even if I miss the person. I want to make room for the essentials in life.

I’m ready to move! Who’s with me?

Published by Dana

Creative writer about my life and life lessons. Survivor of abandonment, addiction, narcissist relationships, and trauma. Still dealing while I'm healing. Thank you Jesus!

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