Living light: boiling it down to one essential question

Ask the key question

‘Is my life going to change if I get rid of this thing?’ Almost always, the answer is, No.

One of my 2010 goals is to reduce the amount of stuff in our house and to practice living “light.” Blogger Ian McKenzie’s article on getting your space organized makes a very good point that has stuck in my head ever since I read it. I will ask myself this question over and over when I tackle room 2 of our ongoing get-the-house-organized-project this weekend.