In Feng Shui, space is energy, therefore, clearing the clutter is an important step in creating new energy.
Letting go of sentimental items is always very difficult to do. But sometimes circumstances do not allow us to keep them. My 96 year old uncle in Honolulu was just hospitalized for several weeks due to pneumonia. Obviously, all the relatives were most concerned, however, he is doing much better and will be going home. His daughter, my cousin, must clean house to make room to move back to care for her father.
What is the best thing to do when you must let go? Take a photo. In amongst all the items are Japanese dolls. These dolls are used to celebrate ‘Girls Day’ which falls on March 3rd of every year and they are displayed in the home during this season. They are special dolls that I’m sure have great sentimental value. But, what if she can’t keep them all? Regardless of who she gives them away to, the act of parting with the object is hard for many of us. We all have some special items that by just looking at them, or holding them can bring back a wave of emotions and memories. Yes, take a photo, even several photos if you wish and this image will help you hold on to those special memories.