When your fridge breaks, sometimes it’s easier to start over.
Deciding what’s worth keeping and what should be thrown away can take too many mental calories.
- What’s safe to eat?
- What was in there “just because”?
It’s quicker to throw it all away and move on to the next thing.
It might be costlier, but the peace of mind might outweigh.
The next time you eat, you don’t have to worry about if it will make you sick.
Part of it depends on how much we value our time.
It’s similar to the systems in our lives, although it’s tougher and more time-consuming to do it on a larger scale.
What’s worth keeping, what’s worth scrapping?