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Downsizing Your Life

Are you thinking about downsizing in retirement? Or, have you perhaps already experienced the benefits of downsizing your life. Not so long ago, I reduced my possessions to 200 items and I have never felt better! You can too.

Downsizing After 60: Are You Surrounded by Too Much Stuff and Need to Let it Go?
3 hours ago

Downsizing After 60: Are You Surrounded by Too Much Stuff and Need to Let it Go?

Is your home filled with mementos and paperwork, or your closets stuffed with clothes? Are you or a person you live with a hoarder? Read More

7 Reasons to Reuse, Repurpose and Recycle After 60
1 day ago

7 Reasons to Reuse, Repurpose and Recycle After 60

Have you got a stack of yogurt containers, microwave meal bowls or a shelf full of empty jars? Most of us keep food containers as we hate to throw them out. We figure that eventually we’ll find a use for them. Read More

Downsizing Benefits for the 60-Something Woman: Are You Ready to Explore Them?
2 weeks ago

Downsizing Benefits for the 60-Something Woman: Are You Ready to Explore Them?

Downsizing, whether by choice or necessity, is a common occurrence for people in mid-life and beyond. Many people feel the urge to live more simply and care for less…
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Do You Think of Thrifting as a Spiritual Practice? I Sure Do – and Here’s Why!
2 weeks ago

Do You Think of Thrifting as a Spiritual Practice? I Sure Do – and Here’s Why!

I consider myself a world class thrifter. I’m very proud of that credential. If I’m traveling and I have a little time, I head right to the local thrift store (there’s an app for that)…
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The True Meaning of Downsizing: What to Keep, What to Release
3 weeks ago

The True Meaning of Downsizing: What to Keep, What to Release

By  •  Lifestyle

Yesterday morning this landed in my inbox from Margaret Manning:

Downsizing (and simplification, more generally) has been a passion of mine over the last several years. And, one of the things that I have discovered through this process is that downsizing isn’t so much about letting go of “stuff” as it is letting go of emotions, memories and psychological barriers to change. So, let’s talk about how to get ready for downsizing at any age. Have you already gone through the process of downsizing your home? Or, are you thinking about doing this in the years to come? Read More

How Do You Know You Have Just Enough? The Secret to Staying Downsized
4 weeks ago

How Do You Know You Have Just Enough? The Secret to Staying Downsized

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You’ve gone through the incredibly hard process of downsizing your house to a smaller place – maybe a much smaller place. You’ve moved, organized things, and figured out just where to put everything you took with you. Read More

How Gazingus Pin Awareness Can Save You Big Bucks After 60
1 month ago

How Gazingus Pin Awareness Can Save You Big Bucks After 60

Taxes aren’t handled the same worldwide. As tax time in the US has recently come and gone, my blood pressure will stabilize and profound sighs diminish. Now it’s a good time to concentrate on another money issue – namely, what we buy. Read More

Already Downsized? Learn How to Buy Without Adding Clutter to Your Life
2 months ago

Already Downsized? Learn How to Buy Without Adding Clutter to Your Life

If I read one more article about downsizing and decluttering, I think I’ll scream. At first it was refreshingly liberating, this KonMari method of asking, “Does this item bring me joy?” – yes, you’re in; no you’re out. Boom! Read More

Embrace Anti-Consumerism and Feel Like a Millionaire After 60
2 months ago

Embrace Anti-Consumerism and Feel Like a Millionaire After 60

“I don’t need it. I don’t want it. I’m not gonna buy it.” Say it three times and walk away. Say it and feel fabulous. You’re a part of a new anti-consumerism movement that will help you feel like a millionaire. Read More

Downsizing Your Home After 60: Don’t Let Change Keep You from Living the Life You Want
2 months ago

Downsizing Your Home After 60: Don’t Let Change Keep You from Living the Life You Want

By  •  Lifestyle

Everyone resists change… Change is very hard… Real change takes a long time…

We hear things like these all the time. Are they true? Well, maybe and maybe not. Like lots of things, “It depends.”

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