Selling all my stuff is stressful and awesome.

Stressful because it's a lot of upfront work to write descriptions, list, and show product to sell. 

Awesome because it feels good to get rid of everything that won't fit in a suitcase.

There's something freeing about owning only the essentials. I love my pretty couch and comfy armchair and antique dressing table - but will I really miss them? I doubt it. 

And there's another element - one of starting fresh. We'll keep some things, of course, mainly kitchen tools and art, but everything else is starting from scratch. When Jeff and I get back, we'll be curating together. There will be no resentful "man I hate that couch" moments, because we'll have next to nothing when we return. And that feels great.


Taylor Coil is traveling the world with Remote Year, living in 12 countries in 12 months, while working as a marketing manager. Follow along to read more philosophies on work, stories from the road, and general (mis)adventures. Sign up for the weekly email, or else read more from the blog.