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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.

How to Organize Your Home After Clearing Out the Clutter
6 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
7 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
7 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
7 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

Meet a Woman Who Simplified Her Closet and Her Life and Gained Good Health
7 months ago

Meet a Woman Who Simplified Her Closet and Her Life and Gained Good Health

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We all experience those periods when we sense a relationship is amiss. Or we know deep down we should make some changes on a personal level. But we look the other way…
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Is It Time to Move? 6 Questions to Help You Decide if It’s Time to Pull Up Your Roots
7 months ago

Is It Time to Move? 6 Questions to Help You Decide if It’s Time to Pull Up Your Roots

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My neighbor across the street lost her husband about a year ago. The huge house she now inhabits is an awful lot of work, as is the yard. The other morning after a seven-inch snowfall, our mutual neighbor was clearing her driveway, as he usually does, as I was digging out my own. Read More

4 Reasons to Move to a Smaller Home in Your 60s (Most Forget #2!)
8 months ago

4 Reasons to Move to a Smaller Home in Your 60s (Most Forget #2!)

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Owning a home is an essential part of the American Dream. This is especially true for our generation, which grew up at a time when traditional family living, centered around the cozy home with a well-maintained lawn and a white picket fence, was idealized in magazines and on TV…
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The Art of Decluttering: How to Do It While Keeping Your Sanity and Having Fun
8 months ago

The Art of Decluttering: How to Do It While Keeping Your Sanity and Having Fun

Most people want to age in the home they have. According to AARP, three out of four people 50-plus want to stay in their homes and communities as they age…
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Downsizing Is WAY Overrated… Why Rightsizing Is a Better Way to Go
8 months ago

Downsizing Is WAY Overrated… Why Rightsizing Is a Better Way to Go

As the years go by, some of us may feel that a two- or three-bedroom home is too big or too expensive to maintain. However, there are many aspects to downsizing that we may not be able to see on our own…
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How Downsizing Early Could Help You Save $200K Extra for Retirement
8 months ago

How Downsizing Early Could Help You Save $200K Extra for Retirement

It’s not surprising that downsizing has become a big trend in the United States and other Western countries. After all, we are simply drowning in stuff! How much stuff? Well, according to the LA Times, the average U.S. household contains 300,000 items…
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