The Return to Tangible Products & the Desire for Emotional Attachments: Shirley Yu

July 18, 2023

An interview with Shirley Yu and Alicia Araujo-Elatassi

๐ŸŽ™๏ธNew Episode Alert๐ŸŽ™๏ธ
Listen in as we dive deep into the fascinating world of collecting and preserving items on the latest episode of Better Call Daddy! Our guest, Shirley Yu, shares captivating stories and insights about her journey as a photographer-turned-founder of a unique app that connects collectors and amplifies the power of their cherished items. Here are 3 key takeaways from this episode:

๐Ÿ“ธ From Trash to Treasure: Shirley stumbled upon a treasure trove of vintage Kodak transparencies labeled 1950-1956 in the garbage room of her building. These transparencies contained captivating beach and city scenes from 1952-1958, giving us a glimpse into a bygone era. The sad reality of valuable art being lost or thrown away becomes evident, highlighting the importance of preserving and appreciating these historical pieces.

๐Ÿ”„ An Ever-Evolving Energy: The world of collecting is constantly evolving, with different individuals curating and adding their unique energy to create something new. Shirley passionately believes in infusing a positive energy into the items she encounters, ensuring they continue to tell captivating stories to newer generations. Younger collectors are often inspired by the items and stories of older collectors, establishing a beautiful cycle of love and appreciation for the past.

๐Ÿ“š Connecting Collectors: Shirley's app aims to bridge the gaps between collectors, fostering connections across different collecting communities. This platform allows collectors to find like-minded individuals who can cherish and appreciate the significance of their items. By collaborating socially, collectors can enhance their collections and expand their knowledge, creating a vibrant network of shared passion and curiosity.

Join us on Better Call Daddy as we explore the art of collecting, the value of sentimental items, and the power of preserving stories through cherished objects. Don't miss out on this enlightening episode with Shirley Yu. Tune in now and get ready to dive into a world brimming with history, emotion, and connection. ๐ŸŽง๐Ÿ“ฒ #BetterCallDaddy #Collecting #PreservingStories

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