Leave Everything Behind

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Anne Dorko

Anne is the founder of Without Boxes. To learn more about Anne and this site, follow her on Twitter, like her on Facebook, or circle her at Google+.

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  1. avatar Elena Jacob says:

    My 10 Items:

    1. A thick notebook (no lines)
    2. A combo pen/pencil
    3. My kindle
    4. My laptop
    5. A guitar
    6. A piano
    7. An awesome hoodie
    8. My iPod
    9. My favourite mug
    10. My cell phone

    That…is basically what I use on a day-to-day basis, haha. And actually, I have had to live for periods of time with much of my stuff stored, which has caused me to get very good at keeping it to a minimum. My one weakness is books, which I have in such abundance and am too sentimental to get rid of, haha.

  2. avatar Jill says:

    Your idea to take photos of sentimental objects instead of saving them all is fantastic. I’ve been wondering what to do with these things.. I’m having troubles deciding what I need to take with me following this next summer so I can work abroad. When it comes down to it you don’t need much, just a few small things. It is so hard to let go!

    • avatar Anne Dorko says:

      Jill, I’m so glad you liked that idea! It’s really helped me move on from a lot of items that I really didn’t need to hold on to. I still have a small box of the SUPER important stuff, but I had so much to sort through to get down to it.

      Trust me: The opportunity to get up and travel abroad far outweighs the need for holding onto a few extra items.

  1. January 31, 2013

    […] Anne Dorko and Rachel Williams have inspired me so much since I met them a year ago (couchsurfing at my place in Dallas!)   Check out their latest project, Without Boxes and “Leave Everything Behind.” […]

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