Sunk Costs & How to Let Go When Organizing

A Fresh Space | May 26, 2017

How many times have you walked past that juicer in your pantry, letting out a heavy sigh and thinking to yourself, “I’ll get around to using that one of these days!” Or how about those boxes of scrapbooking supplies that you’ve moved to a new home—twice—but still haven’t touched any of the contents?

These items are taking up more than just space in your home—they’re reminding you of all your unfinished projects or unfulfilled tasks, right? So, why do you still hold on to them? If you’re anything like the rest of us (you know, a normal human), it’s probably because you’ve already invested some time or money into that venture, and getting rid of those items would be like throwing money and wasted energy out the door!