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Moving Out in Light

Give your self time alone, you will be surprised at who you find.

As for today.. I found my self brushing every corner of the house. Windows, dish-washer (and I regret it later for leaving it on porcelain cleaner liquid. :'( I have to remove the stain tomorrow.. Hope it'll be). I brush every inch of dust, and paint marks on the floor. Not even a tiniest mark will be on the floor.

I surprised at how I give the house such a treat. Why? Here's why.

I'm not a tidy person. Never in my life, my friends known me as a Hilma-clean-and-tidy-kind-of-girl. I lived in dormitory back in highschool, and I was once granted with the dirtiest room for the entire girl's building (not proud). Yeah, there's an award for cleanest and dirtiest room, and there were a prize too. We got broomstick, anyway.

After highschool, I moved from one rent room to another. It was always a messed, because I'm so busy living my life, that I forgot to clean up. I only did when I got enough time or when I'm sad.

I wasn't lazy, I just never focus my mind to clean somebody else's house. Even if I lived there, for me as long as my bed is clean, my desk is useful enough for me to work, then I'm done. Uh oh.. And the wardrobe too. As long as my clothes are happily piled up.. I am happy.

I didn't feel the urge to pay attention at the window, or the terrace, because there is a housekeeper cleaned it out every single morning (even in Sunday).

And when I moved out to the house of my own, I surprised with how annoyed I am with the dust in the corner of my bathroom. Dusts in every corner. Dusts because the builder are ignorants. (Sorry to say).

So I brushed! I bought porcelain cleaner for the paint marks (and get my self splash on the face. So annoying). I clean the windows, for not only the glass, but also the frames. All frames, wiped out clean!

At one second, I can feel Monica from F.R.I.E.N.D.S -_-

But that was fun!

I never like to tidy or cleaning, so that's why I chose minimalism. With less stuff, I have less mess, and more time thinking about another useful thing than spend it all cleaning and reorganizing.

And here is the start. Before I move to the house, I prepare it first. When the house is ready, (and I ask her whether she's ready or not), I started to pack my stuff aaand... Discarding all at once.

I'll start tomorrow (just like common word for diet), to pack and discard. I'm doing the 'spark joy' conversation with my cloths and my stuff, and will only move out with my most beneficial things.

This is why minimalism make our life simpler. Getting no attachment with our belongings, will lighter our step. I can move easily, without having to worry about my clothes. Or my dolls.

As a woman, I may get married one day, and I'll never know what the future hold. Maybe the husband will take me to his place, or his town, or his dream, I have to follow. Attachment will only weigh me down. The house can be left alone, it'll have another temporary settler, but the belongings won't. So I better discard, and take only the most beneficial one.

To carry it light, carry it easy.

With minimalism, I am ready to embrace where universe wants me to go.

I have nothing weighing me down.


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