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  • The one change that didn't work: I decluttered my house - then began buying back my belongings

    12 days ago - By The Guardian

    I read Marie Kondo's The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying and started purging decades of detritus. But I wasn't prepared to see my daughter's old trike in the charity shop window I saw the wooden trike in a charity shop window, sometime around 2017: it was a bit like seeing a once-beloved ex on a dating website. You didn't necessarily want them, but you didn't want anyone else to snap them up either. The trike had belonged to my daughter, and I was in the throes of decluttering my house - throwing other people's things out, I had found, was easier than my own. I bought the trike back, and...
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