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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.

7 Reasons to Reuse, Repurpose and Recycle After 60
4 months 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

Do You Think of Thrifting as a Spiritual Practice? I Sure Do – and Here’s Why!
4 months 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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Downsizing After 60: Are You Surrounded by Too Much Stuff and Need to Let it Go?
4 months 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

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

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

For some downsizing becomes necessary because of a move to a different and perhaps warmer climate or is brought by the desire to live nearer to children and grandchildren…
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How Do You Know You Have Just Enough? The Secret to Staying Downsized
5 months 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

Why You Need to “Let Go” Before You Declutter – and How to Do That
5 months ago

Why You Need to “Let Go” Before You Declutter – and How to Do That

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With many parts of the world under quarantine, staying sane has become even more of a challenge than staying healthy. Whether you’re self-isolating solo, as part of a couple, or with your extended family, being confined to your home can take its toll…
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How to Organize Your Home After Clearing Out the Clutter
5 months ago

How to Organize Your Home After Clearing Out the Clutter

Clutter clearing is all about sorting through your belongings to decide what stays and what goes. In my Fast Track Clutter Clearing online course, I teach highly effective methods for doing this.

At the end of the process you are left with all the items you want to keep, and this is where the motto “A place for everything and everything in its place” comes in. Read More

How to Become a Guru in Downsizing Your 6+ Decades’ Worth of Photos
6 months ago

How to Become a Guru in Downsizing Your 6+ Decades’ Worth of Photos

A friend of mine used to say, “Why do today what can easily be put off until tomorrow?” Downsizing a substantial photo collection can definitely be one of those things that can easily get started tomorrow, or the day after…
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How Clearing Clutter Can Help You Find Freedom and Happiness After 60
6 months ago

How Clearing Clutter Can Help You Find Freedom and Happiness After 60

I came across this quote about clearing clutter on – of all places – a medical website, and it struck me as the perfect way to look at the “too much stuff” conundrum I’m still struggling with. Read More

What to Do with Your Collectibles When Downsizing
6 months ago

What to Do with Your Collectibles When Downsizing

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I have written several articles and given presentations on the importance of getting your affairs in order for your loved ones prior to your death. In fact, I created a flash drive called My Affairs in Order that allows you to record financial and personal information for your family. Read More