Reimagine | How Processing My Parents' Stuff Helped Processed My Grief
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How Processing My Parents' Stuff Helped Processed My Grief

How Processing My Parents' Stuff Helped Processed My Grief

Saturday, May 16

11:00am-12:00pm PDT

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That moment when you inherit generations of family belongings can feel soul crushing. It's hard enough tidying our own things! Glean my lessons learned -- and share what you're going or been through.

(This is a repeat of a session held on May 5th. Please join!)

THE STORY:

If your loved ones wanted to buy everything and save everything, you are in good company. Generations of collections, designer clothing, funiture, papers, books, and really cool made in America tools landed at my home courtesy of several large trucks we rented and drove to my house.

What began as a nightmare became a way to process my grief, as I organized, decided what to keep and toss / sell / give away.

What I found was taking time and infusing meaning into the downsizing process, along with laughter and love, helped the grief fade away and be replaced by appreciation.

Join me for stories and tips about the things we have, unwillingly inherit, and ways to turn "trash" into new treasured stories.

Type:

Lecture/Panel/Conversation Storytelling