Keep the memories, lose the stuff : declutter, downsize, and move forward with your life / Matt Paxton ; with Jordan Michael Smith.
- 0 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
5 current holds with 2 total copies.
- ISBN: 9780593418970 : PAP
- ISBN: 0593418972 : PAP
- Physical Description: pages cm
- Publisher: [New York, New York] : Portfolio/Penguin, 
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Introduction: Why you can't let go -- Step one. Uncover the stories behind the stuff -- Step two. Define your finish line -- Step three. Take the first baby steps -- Step four. Sort through pictures and documents -- Step five. Decide what to keep and build -- Step six. Decide what to give away -- Step seven. Decide what to sell (and where to sell it) -- Step eight. Clean up -- Step nine. Move forward.
"America's top cleaning expert and star of the hit series Legacy List with Matt Paxton distills his fail-proof approach to decluttering and downsizing. Your boxes of photos, family's china, and even the kids' height charts aren't just stuff; they're attached to a lifetime of memories--and letting them go can be scary. With empathy, expertise, and humor, Keep the Memories, Lose the Stuff helps you sift through years of clutter, let go of what no longer serves you, and identify the items worth keeping so that you can focus on living in the present. For over 20 years, Matt Paxton has helped people from all walks of life who want to live more simply declutter and downsize. As a featured cleaner on Hoarders and host of the Emmy-nominated Legacy List with MattPaxton on PBS, he has identified the psychological roadblocks that most organizational experts routinely miss but that prevent so many of us from lightening our material load. Using poignant stories from the thousands of individuals and families he has worked with, Paxton brings his signature insight to a necessary task. Whether you're tired of living with clutter, making space for a loved one, or moving to a smaller home or retirement community, this book is for you. Paxton's unique, step-by-step processgives you the tools you need to get the job done"-- Provided by publisher.
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