The basement gets a bad wrap. It’s in the relegation zone. It’s a mess, with cobwebs on the door handles and mountains of dust building in the corners. There’s mysterious sounds and unidentifiable creatures living in the cracks. But the basement is also the biggest opportunity to turn nothing into something better.
When you start at the bottom, you’re working in reverse. To get started, all you need to do is clean up the canvass in front if you and fill in the blank slate with something new. You’ve got nothing to lose.
You can bring the darkest places back to life if you’re not afraid to start from scratch. Cleaning up a squalor stimulates fresh thinking.