Doing Project 333 with Courtney Carver

I'm excited that my friend Courtney Carver returns for this episode of the program. We focus our conversation around her book Project 333: The Minimalist Fashion Challenge That Proves Less Really is So Much More, which is a project I've undertaken and am still committed to several years later!

I'm excited that my friend Courtney Carver returns for this episode of the program. We focus our conversation around her book Project 333: The Minimalist Fashion Challenge That Proves Less Really is So Much More, which is a project I've undertaken and am still committed to several years later!

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Courtney is always a delight to chat with and this episode is no exception. We delve into the core elements of Project 333, some of the things that can hold people back from taking on this challenge, how the challenge affects more than just what's taking up space in your closet, and more.

Talking Points
  • What is Project 333? (1:14)
  • While it appears geared towards women, is this something men can do as well? (3:02)
  • These are some of the benefits that Project 333 offers beyond having just a clean closet (3:39)
  • Courtney talks about decision fatigue (4:28)
  • What are some of the ways you can "hack" Project 333, if any? (6:05)
  • Courtney shares an unexpected Project 333 success story (7:42)
  • What do you do when you've added something new and have gone above the limit? (11:16)
  • We discuss how receiving gifts plays a role in this project (20:15)
  • How can someone keep the momentum of Project 333 going? (23:14)
  • What factors does the weather play in Project 333? (26:08)
  • Courtney discusses what to do when you're sentimental about certain clothing items (27:54)
  • These are some tips that Courtney uses to help someone break through the bias that they can't do Project 333 (31:18)
Quote

"We're spending our resources, our time, attention, and energy on things that we don't care about." - Courtney Carver

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I hope after listening to this episode that you'll pick up Courtney's book and give Project 333 a try. It's been working for me and I know it can work for you.

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