#1. If it—the thing, the belief or conviction, the memory, the job, even
the person—weighs you down, clogs you up, or just plain makes you
feel bad about yourself, throw it out, give it away, sell it, let it go,
#2. If it (see above!) just sits there, taking up room and contributing
nothing positive to your life, throw it out, give it away, sell it, let it
go, move on. If you’re not moving forward, you’re moving
backward. Throwing out what’s negative helps you rediscover
#3. Don’t make the decision—whether to toss or keep it—a hard one.
If you have to weigh the pros and cons for too long or agonize about
the right thing to do, throw it out.
#4. Don’t be afraid. This is your life we’re talking about. The only
one you’ve got for sure. You don’t have the time, energy or room for
physical or psychic waste.