Meditation: On Discardia

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

Need some inspiration to get you through the weekend’s nesting projects? Dinah Sanders invites you to celebrate Discardia, a floating holiday which, in her words, “doesn’t involve obligations or expense or overblown expectations of specialness. It does not require you to interact with people whom you do not wish to interact with. In fact, it doesn’t require you to do anything.”

Instead, Discardia, like Apartment Therapy, is about getting rid of the stuff you don’t need in order to make room for the stuff you do love. “Discardia,” Dinah says ,”is the time to get rid of things that no longer add value to your life, shed bad habits, let go of emotional baggage and generally lighten your load.” Happily, this iteration of the holiday runs until October 3rd.

Dinah is a fine writer and the articles on Getting Rid of Stuff and Getting to the Happy Home are must-reads for anyone in need of an antidote for Affluenza.


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