Some things you just can’t part with: Why it’s okay to have some sentimental things

For the last several years I’ve suffered from purging fits: the inexplicable need to go through all of my things and decide what I can get rid of. It was therapeutic in a way, if not a little manic. Nothing was sentimental. Could I remember the last time I wore/used …

How to get rid of the seemingly sentimental things

I’ve been pretty good so far about getting rid of unnecessary items. It’s been easy for me to get rid of that dress I never wear, or the duplicate set of mixing bowls, or the high heels I hate but feel like I need to have “just in case.” One …