About this Episode
We share four reasons why it’s hard to let go and tips to help you release your possessions that are not serving you anymore with confidence and gratitude.
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In this episode, you’ll enjoy:
- What's sparking joy for Karin: Blankets made from recycled sari fabric
- What's sparking joy for Kristyn: Cataloging 550 clothing items in my closet using the Stylebook App and her TEDx Talk: Confronting Your Online Order History is the New Self-Care
- Four common reasons it's hard to let things go:
- Because it's sentimental
- Because just in case I need it "someday"
- Because I don't want to be wasteful
- Because it's valuable
- Emotions that surface that prevent us from letting go: guilt, shame, fear, anger
- References to Spark Joy episodes:
Thank you to our newest Spark Joy Club members, at the Joy Sparker Level:
- Rachel Maloney
- Brian Crimmins
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You can find Karin Socci at The Serene Home
You can find Kristyn Ivey at For the Love of Tidy