Using The Secret to Figure Out How to Sell Old Stuff

Note: I saw this in my diary, and I decided to post it here.

Jaja’s First Ukay-Ukay

September 10, 2010

Today is my first ukay-ukay sale. For a long time already, I had this idea in my head that I would have a garage sale. When I actually thought about it, I realized that our house wasn’t a conducive area to have a garage sale. Not a lot of people walked by the house, so access to customers was scarce. Another problem was that if I placed the table and the products outside the gate, it will get hot in the afternoon or it might rain. If I placed the table inside the house, I had to leave the gate open to allow strangers to walk in. This was dangerous because you never know if the customers will turn out to be robbers.

Even if I didn’t know how to actualize this ukay-ukay dream, I still “acted as though I already received” (The Secret!). I wrote it down under my list of goals, and I started collecting all my old clothes, books, magazines, and other stuff.

One day my mom said that she noticed that every Friday there were bazaars in the cafeteria of her office. She asked around and found out that if you wanted to sell something, you just had to pay P200 and fill out the necessary forms. So my mom decided to apply for September 10, 2010 because she said that it was a strategic time because it was near payday. I sold a lot of old books and clothes. My ukay-ukay adventure was a success. Awesome!

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