5 questions to ask every item you own

As part of my pre-40 goals, I’m getting rid of half of everything I have (again!). I was kind of a packrat through my 20s, and though I’ve been ejecting stuff for a good decade now, still there is more to go… How does it go? Well, these days, it goes like this: I talk to […]

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Stuff, Stuff, and Away

The device that you’re using to read this post, how much longer do you plan on using it? Another year? Maybe two, and then what…? Sell it, give it to someone else, trade it in for the new model, etc. Good ideas, sure, but what about the device itself? Eventually it’ll stop working, or nobody will want […]

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Stuff count

Every year since 2007, one of my annual goals is to end the year with twice as much money, and half as much stuff. I haven’t hit that goal yet, in part because it’s so hard to measure. Well, maybe not the money part, but the stuff part certainly. Just how many “things” do I have? […]

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