Adopt this attitude for your home even if getting rid of the ugly and clutter means you have do without for awhile. Loving the home you live in is like learning to love your own body. Get rid of the excess, anything with bad memories attached to it, or pieces that have no intrinsic value, beauty, or usefulness. They take up emotional space in your brain! Remember This, Cleaning, Quotes, Life Mottos, House, Be Beautiful, Williams Morris, Clutter Free, William Morris
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Sophrosyne | Sophrosyne (Greek: σωφροσύνη) is a Greek philosophical term etymologically meaning healthy-mindedness and from there self-control or moderation guided by knowledge and balance. Roman poet Juvenal later interpreted sophrosyne 'mens sana in corpore sano' ("a healthy mind in a healthy body"). —Wikipedia
One teacher says that she used it with her fourth graders. They read it and then discussed all that we "don't like" to do, but are grateful for, as in this passage. Then each wrote his/her own poem "I don't like __ but I'm thankful for it because it means ___."