Let It Go

  • by Peter Walsh
  • Narrated by Gary Furlong
  • 5 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Sorting through a lifetime's worth of accumulated possessions can be a daunting and stressful process that millions of Americans confront every year. The need to downsize often arises at a momentous life change, whether you're an empty nester or retiree selling your family home, a newlywed blending your households, or cleaning out your parents' property after they've moved into assisted living or passed away.
Decluttering guru Peter Walsh knows the difficulty of downsizing firsthand. Along with six of his siblings, he went through the process of downsizing his family home and dividing his late parents' possessions. He realized that making these decisions about mementos and heirlooms creates strong emotions and sometimes sibling rivalries. After this experience, he downsized his own home. Peter doesn't see downsizing as a difficult chore - rather, it's a freeing, rejuvenating process. Now, in Let It Go, you'll access Peter's many tips and practical takeaways, such as how to:


Understand the emotional challenges that accompany downsizing
Create strategies for working with your spouse, adult kids, or siblings without drama
Identify the objects that will bring you real happiness

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Mainly about parents home and not your own

From the title I thought this was going to be about downsizing my own home. However much of the book is dedicated to clearing out a parents home and dealing with siblings.
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- A Texan

Very impactful on this new phase and how I related and attitudes towards it.

So very helpful to take time to recognize your head space, and realize why you are keeping things. I am grateful to hear I do not need to have permission, to craft my life, from anyone else but me, or those who have direct impact on how my things effect them. This has been very helpful.
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- Amazon Customer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-14-2017
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio