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Anca Tiurean


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How have you re-edited your life/space?

I invite you to contribute with ideas as to how be practical in reducing the "stuff" we own and to how we can fill the void they leave with something that money can't buy.


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    Oct 9 2011: I am a teacher and a therapist. And it's really hard for me to through anything away because anything can be transformed in a resource as didactic material or play material. And getting creative about class or session preparation is my favorite part of it all. Old clothes turn to puppets, paper gets reused as balls and paper robots, pencils and pens are carefully stored for a life-time of writing, tools that are no longer useful for fixing anything turned into toys, etc.
    If you ask me, I cannot throw anything away.
    Either way, I am not burdened by them, precisely because one can find that kind of useful garbage anywhere.
    • Oct 11 2011: Personally I feel that the "stuff" that fosters creativity or allows creativity to be realised is in a different category. As you say, that sort of stuff is not a burden but an inspiration.

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