Today, Kevin Tumlinson talks about intentional minimalism and paring things down to what matters. It’s time to change the way you think about your possessions! It’ll free you up to be a much better artist!

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  • News for the Smarter Artist Summit, find out at SmarterArtistSummit.com
  • Something cool: Dave is happy about House of Cards new season; Sean just saw The Revenantand was impressed with the bear attack.
  • Kevin joins the guys and confesses his undying love for SPP.
  • Kevin explains what he means by ‘downsizing for authors,’ and it stems from his experience moving to a much smaller home.
  • You should spend some time re-thinking what you have and how you do things; it’s easy to get stuck in a rut, especially with your tools.
  • Johnny talks abut how his own moving experience and how he normally does his creative work.
  • The ‘moving party’ approach to downsizing that may be TOO radical for you.
  • Nothing is sacred, not even your clothing.
  • Have you ever considered trading your ‘stuff’ for experiences?
  • Dave talks about his sentimentality and having a difficult time getting rid of it.
  • Sean’s mom could be on Hoarders.
  • One VERY important idea about holding onto items because you spent money for it, like DVDs.
  • Kevin talks about how downsizing has made him a better writer/artist.
  • Johnny shares how getting rid of his possessions has kept his things from possessing him.
  • Someone admits to the equivalent of dumpster diving every trash day.
  • Sean tells a story that ends with: ‘…it had a rusty hole.’
  • The two reasons people keep things.