20th May 2018
Nostalgia is a powerful emotion but let it fill your heart, not your home.
If you’re holding onto things that have sentimental value, ask yourself these questions:
Your answers may steer you towards letting go of at least some of your sentimental clutter. Don’t be too ambitious, just aim to reduce the amount slightly. Take photos of things which you feel ready to part from so that you and your family will have a record.
As for storing things of sentimental value from which you’re not yet ready to part, have you thought of creating a memory box? But make active choices about how many keepsakes to store; remember that when everything is special, nothing is special.
For more practical tips, check out Juliet’s book here.