In this episode of The Minimalists Podcast, Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus talk about letting go of sentimental items, and they answer the following questions:
- What do you say to those that lost sentimental items involuntarily?
- What should you do with heirloom jewelry you’ll never wear?
- How do you get rid of sentimental tchotchkes?
- How do you help hoarders purge stuff without making them feel guilty?
- How do you prevent sentimental attachments to newly acquired items?
Mentioned in This Episode
- Article: Why It’s so Hard to Get Rid of Stuff
- Book: Essential
- Book: Everything That Remains
- Book: Minimalism: Live a Meaningful Life
- Essay: Let’s Play a Minimalism Game
- Essay: Photo-Scanning Party
- Essay: The Things We Are Prepared to Walk Away From
- Essay: The Worst Thing That Could Happen
- Essay: Understanding Others
- Event: How to Write Better
- Event: Tuesdays with The Minimalists
- Meetup: Minimalist.org
- Recommendation: Light Heavy Light
- Recommendation: Film Festivals
- Tour: Minimalism Film
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