Updated: Jun 2, 2020
Many of us have folders and boxes full of precious documents from our past. They often represent hard-won wisdom, records of our lives, or inspirational ideas you can't throw away, but haven't laid eyes on in years.
Here is a video I made on how to sort the papers from your past. People are scared of this task, but if you do it with a loved one, and have a simple, clear strategy (like this one in the video) its a two-day festival, like having a weekend out of town. In a few fun days, my sister and I transformed her wall of unvisited boxes into something a fraction of the size, a treasure-chest stash of ideas and information she now actually uses.
The things you own can be see-able when you want them, and out-of-sight when you don't. And that makes life heavenly.