How I did it: The biggest step to getting rid of unnecessary possessions is to get rid of what you want, but don't necessarily need. As such, I sold my XBOX360. Not only did the money go toward more beneficial things, but I don't have to deal with the alternatives, which were:
Lessons & tips: So to sum it up, just take something that you don't need and remove it. It can be difficult, but you'll find it beneficial in the long run.