Get Organised:Sentimental Items (Declutter,Clutter-Clearing)
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Get Organised:Sentimental Items (Declutter,Clutter-Clearing)

Honour the past without being stuck. Let go - without regrets. Shift dead energy. Make room for the new! Be happy.
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325 students enrolled
Created by Rachel Papworth
Last updated 7/2020
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 7 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Let go of sentimental items you don't really like or need, without feeling guilty
  • Choose which sentimental items are important - and you should keep - and let go of the rest
  • Appreciate the best - by tossing the rest
  • Be free of the past
  • Make room for new possibilities to come into your life
  • Make the most of your sentimental treasures
  • Honour your memories
  • Only that you want to reduce your sentimental stuff - without regrets - and organise what you keep so you can enjoy it
  • Bags and/or boxes to sort your stuff into - but don't buy anything new (unless you've run out of bin bags!)

We've all got sentimental items - me included. And there's nothing wrong with that.

It's LOVELY to have stuff around that reminds us of happy times and people we love or loved.

Our memories are precious.


    ...what if you've got so MANY items that you don't get to APPRECIATE your memories?

What if you can't find your most precious memorabilia because you're overwhelmed with sentimental items?

Sentimental items are the HARDEST of all to declutter. The fear of letting go of something - and then missing it - can be paralysing.

But having sentimental clutter (instead of sentimental items) keeps you stuck in the past: living with old, dead energy, instead of creating the future you want - and deserve.

So I'm here to help you tackle it - gently and without regrets.

Honour the past without being held back by it.

Understand the natural, deep, psychological reasons why we get attached to things.

Make time to declutter and learn my simple, foolproof 7-step decluttering process.

Learn a TON of ways to make letting go of sentimental items easier.

How to find great new homes for the stuff you're letting go - and make the MOST of the stuff you're keeping.

How to stop sentimental clutter creeping back.

By the end of this course, you'll be able to let go of the sentimental items that are no longer serving you - and are keeping you stuck - and really ENJOY the ones you keep, while stepping into the future you deserve. What would you LIKE to come into your life?!

Who this course is for:
  • You're overwhelmed by sentimental stuff
  • Your sentimental stuff is keeping you stuck in the past - and you want to make room for the new
  • You want to let go of sentimental items but you feel too guilty
  • You want to ENJOY your sentimental stuff and honour your memories - without being swamped
  • You're scared of the memories that might come up
  • You're afraid you might wear your memories out by going through your stuff too often
  • You're worry you might LOSE your memories with the items
  • Your precious treasures are buried under other stuff so you never see them
Course content
Expand all 23 lectures 01:24:32
+ Introduction
3 lectures 12:41

A walk through the entire course, including a brief summary of all sections including: 

  • why decluttering sentimental stuff is so powerful
  • the three-question clutter test to decide whether it's clutter or not
  • the psychological reasons that have us hold onto sentimental stuff
  • my foolproof 7-step decluttering process
  • how to break the emotional hold of sentimental clutter – gently and without regrets
  • how to find the right new homes for the stuff you’re ready to move on
  • how to make the most of your precious mementos and treasures
  • how to stop emotional clutter creeping back.
Preview 03:20

Why would you WANT to declutter your sentimental stuff anyway?!

Why declutter your sentimental items
What might clearing out your sentimental clutter make possible for you?
Why are you decluttering sentimental items?
1 question

Hey! That’s not clutter that’s a precious treasure!

Don’t worry, I agree!

Watch this to understand what is sentimental clutter - and what isn’t.

What counts as sentimental clutter?
+ Why we hold on
4 lectures 06:31

This is why you get attached to things you own

The Endowment Effect

Are your things more than just things? This lecture explains why


It’s not just children that use objects to comfort or soothe

Transitional objects

How these natural human psychological phenomena end up making us feel too afraid or guilty to let go of our sentimental stuff

Guilt and fear
+ How to declutter
2 lectures 14:26

It ain’t gonna happen unless you make time to do it. Watch this lecture to find out how.

Make time to declutter

Seven simple, foolproof steps for decluttering anything – with a particular focus on sentimental stuff

My foolproof, 7-step process for decluttering anything
+ How to let go
10 lectures 37:13

Decluttering sentimental stuff is inevitably emotional – so be kind to yourself

Preview 03:20

Why you might be looking in the wrong place!

It's not all about the sentimental stuff

What to do when you don't know whether you should toss something, or whether you'll regret it

What if you're not sure?

Why you don’t have to feel bad about letting go of sentimental items

Let go of guilt

The song had it right! You’ve got to accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative!

Focus on the positive

Get clear about what’s making you want to hold onto sentimental stuff – and you might find you can let it go after all

WHY are you keeping it?

Is that item REALLY as important as you think?

Challenge your assumptions

If you haven’t got room for everything, even after you’ve cleared out the clutter, the hard truth is you’re going to have to choose – here’s how

Preview 04:40

Maybe you don’t have to choose between keeping something and letting it go! Send it into limbo, photograph it, upcycle, remake, repurpose.

Let go - a bit

Hold a goodbye ritual to ease the process of letting go

Say goodbye
+ How to find new homes for your stuff
1 lecture 05:40

Who might love and treasure the sentimental stuff you’re ready to move on?

Great ideas for ways to move your stuff on
+ Make the most of the items you keep
1 lecture 01:56

Great ideas for ways to make the most of your sentimental items

How to use, display, share and enjoy your sentimental items.
+ Stay organised
1 lecture 02:22

Don’t let the sentimental clutter creep back

The two-pronged approach that will keep you clutter free forever
+ Bonus - What's next?
1 lecture 03:43

Congratulations on finishing the course. Plus how to get in touch with me and a very special offer.

Bonus lecture - FREE video course