7 Steps to Dealing With Sentimental Clutter
It's hard enough to purge junk, let alone boxes loaded with memories. Here, seven steps to understanding what—and how—to let go. By Marjorie Ingall
Step 2: Enlist Help, If You Need It
Just make sure it's the right kind of help. Do you need someone warm and fuzzy because the work would be unbearable alone? Or do you want a tech-savvy whip-cracker who can post images of your sellables on eBay while getting your nose out of that old diary? "Sometimes it's just company—it's nice to have another body in the room to bounce ideas off of," says Madere.