De cluttering

There is something about giving away old clothing.  When it’s in the closet, it takes up more than just physical space.  When it hangs there, doing nothing, I have to think about it hanging there.  How long has it been since I wore it?  Is it even something I would wear anymore?  When did I wear it last?  Did I already replace it with something else?  What is it still doing here?

And so on.

Giving away clothing clears my head of those questions.  It’s getting space back in my closet, to be sure, but more importantly, it’s getting space back in my head.

I have enough to think about.