The last week as I've been tackling laundry, tidying our entertainment center, scrubbing the sinks and just generally catching up on my home, I've been amazed at how much more content I am with what I have simply by taking care to make my home the very best space it can be. As a girl who's spent years thinking “if only I had . . . “, I've been reminded that just taking care of what I already own can make even the tiniest space just enough.
If you're in a place today where you feel like your home isn't big enough, your closets will never be large enough, or there's just no way you can manage without a bit larger kitchen, bathroom, garage (or whatever), I encourage you to choose to do the very best you can to make the space you already have just perfect for you.
I promise from experience that our family has lived in a tiny home and one that's plenty big, and there is always (always!) someone who has something bigger, better, fancier, and way more impressive than what I'll have in my own home (and I really do love my home!) But, taking care to clean, organize, and “fluff” the space that you're in (no matter the size), can make what you already have just perfect for you.
Take pride in what you have right now – whether it be your home, your car, or even something as trivial as the purse you carry, to make it the very best space you can have with the money you can afford. I promise it's worth it, and choosing not to sacrifice what you really want for what you want right now will change your family's future.
If you've seen this in your own life (or have struggled with contentment too), I'd love for you to leave a comment to share your thoughts!
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