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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.

What Is the Upside of Downsizing?
2 months ago

What Is the Upside of Downsizing?

We all hear about downsizing as we enter our “Golden Years,” and it’s like swear words, but should you consider it? This is an interesting question, right? So, let’s take a moment to explore all the nuances of “downsizing”…
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Stuff It! How to Sensibly Deal with Our Parents’ Possessions as We Age
2 months ago

Stuff It! How to Sensibly Deal with Our Parents’ Possessions as We Age

As Baby Boomers grow older and start moving to smaller dwellings, their children are faced with a dilemma – parents’ possessions. Furniture, keepsakes and heirlooms that parents want to pass on are often not wanted by the younger…
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How Do You Know When it’s Time to Downsize Your Life?
2 months ago

How Do You Know When it’s Time to Downsize Your Life?

There’s only one good answer to the question of when to downsize – before you have to. As we age, the psychological benefits of choice increase and the opportunities to choose decrease. Things happen to us that are beyond our control…
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How to Organize Your Medicine Cabinet for Safety and Convenience
3 months ago

How to Organize Your Medicine Cabinet for Safety and Convenience

If one of your New Year’s intentions is to get more organized, one place you might be thinking of starting is your medicine cabinet. Often, a discombobulated mess of expired medicines, old prescriptions and a scattered array of Band-Aids…
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Start the New Year Off Right by Decluttering Your Home
3 months ago

Start the New Year Off Right by Decluttering Your Home

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Do you have too much stuff? Do you feel like your possessions own you, and not the other way around? There’s something so liberating about cleaning out those overstuffed closets, cupboards, and storage spaces! And what better time…
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The One Exhausting Thing About Moving
4 months ago

The One Exhausting Thing About Moving

When we move from one home to another, we anticipate a learning curve. We expect that waking up those first few days will feel strange in that unfamiliar room, even if it’s in the same bed. We know we’ll have to set up yet one more kitchen…
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5 Decluttering Tasks That Have a Big Impact!
4 months ago

5 Decluttering Tasks That Have a Big Impact!

So you want to declutter but are inundated with stuff and need to create some space. Working through your home methodically and systematically is the goal but sometimes you just need to make a dent in your clutter… quickly!
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5 Things to Declutter from Your Wardrobe Today!
5 months ago

5 Things to Declutter from Your Wardrobe Today!

If your wardrobes are bursting at the seams, but you still find you have nothing to wear, you’re not alone. It’s time to get ruthless and be honest with yourself. Here are 5 things taking up valuable space in your wardrobe…
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Struggling to Manage Your Life and Home After 60? Downsizing Could Be the Answer
5 months ago

Struggling to Manage Your Life and Home After 60? Downsizing Could Be the Answer

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“What do I want to do with my life?” That’s an overwhelming question for a woman in her 60 and beyond. When I think of asking myself that question, all kinds of thoughts pop up: How do I know? If I don’t know, who knows?
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How to Know If Downsizing Is the Right Thing to Do
6 months ago

How to Know If Downsizing Is the Right Thing to Do

Richard and Jane Brown sold their four-bedroom home in the suburbs. And moved into a new two-bedroom condominium. In their 60s and still active, they chose this condominium for its amenities. It was two blocks from the ocean…
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