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Co Living For Boomers – What They Really Want
1 month ago

Co Living For Boomers – What They Really Want

This article will explore the results of a survey that I sent to a group in my Coliving for Boomers community. It reveals how coliving for boomers is a growing …
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The True Meaning of Downsizing: What to Keep, What to Release
2 months ago

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

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 …
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How to Let Go of Your Original Art Collection and Paint Memories in Your Heart Instead
2 months ago

How to Let Go of Your Original Art Collection and Paint Memories in Your Heart Instead

When we put together a list of things we want to experience in our lives before we die, there is one thing that is often included. Many people long for …
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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

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 …
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How Clearing Clutter Can Help You Find Freedom and Happiness After 60
3 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 …
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Downsizing and Recycling Trend: Save the World While Decluttering Your Life
4 months ago

Downsizing and Recycling Trend: Save the World While Decluttering Your Life

There appears to be no doubt about it. More and more of us are downsizing as we grow older. We don’t need or want the maintenance of a large home.


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Learn to Simplify Your Life, Possessions and Priorities
4 months ago

Learn to Simplify Your Life, Possessions and Priorities

The journey to simplify my life has taken many detours over the past few years. After moving from London to Switzerland in July 2013, I put all my energy and …
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Simple Sophistication and the Art of Living Well After 60
5 months ago

Simple Sophistication and the Art of Living Well After 60

I never realized just how cluttered my life had become until I made the decision to start downsizing my life after 60. After years of accumulating “stuff,” I made the …
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Margaret’s Projects | Join Me on My Journey to Simplify, Downsize and Get More from Life

My Downsizing Journey – Opening Box Number 19 and What I Found Inside Broke My Heart
3 months ago

My Downsizing Journey – Opening Box Number 19 and What I Found Inside Broke My Heart

I remember the morning 9 years ago when I woke up still in Brazil thanks to lingering jet lag. I had just spent a beautiful Christmas with my son and …
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Downsizing Your Shoes – How to Walk Away from A Footwear Obsession!
3 months ago

Downsizing Your Shoes – How to Walk Away from A Footwear Obsession!

Shoes. Shoes. Shoes.

Most of my girlfriends have warned me that shoes would be the hardest category of clothing to reduce. My friend Maureen says she’d have trouble choosing 100 …
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5 Reasons Downsizing is One of the Most Courageous Things You Can Do!
3 months ago

5 Reasons Downsizing is One of the Most Courageous Things You Can Do!

Contrary to popular belief, the process of downsizing is super easy. All it really involves is three things. First, penetrating awareness that you have way too much ‘stuff’. Second, a …
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How Letting Go of My Cake Cutter Demonstrates the Emotional Complexity of Downsizing!
3 months ago

How Letting Go of My Cake Cutter Demonstrates the Emotional Complexity of Downsizing!

Downsizing is always a personal journey. For older women, in particular, the downsizing lifestyle involves a major shift in mindset. We don’t just have a few things here and there …
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Reinventing Yourself | You Can’t Simplify Until You Know What You Want! Let’s Start the Reinvention Process Together!

Co Living For Boomers – What They Really Want
1 month ago

Co Living For Boomers – What They Really Want

This article will explore the results of a survey that I sent to a group in my Coliving for Boomers community. It reveals how coliving for boomers is a growing …
Read More

The True Meaning of Downsizing: What to Keep, What to Release
2 months ago

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

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 …
Read More

How to Let Go of Your Original Art Collection and Paint Memories in Your Heart Instead
2 months ago

How to Let Go of Your Original Art Collection and Paint Memories in Your Heart Instead

When we put together a list of things we want to experience in our lives before we die, there is one thing that is often included. Many people long for …
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

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 …
Read More

Simplify Your Life | Learn to Focus on the People, Places and Things that Make You Happy

The True Meaning of Downsizing: What to Keep, What to Release
2 months ago

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

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 …
Read More

How to Let Go of Your Original Art Collection and Paint Memories in Your Heart Instead
2 months ago

How to Let Go of Your Original Art Collection and Paint Memories in Your Heart Instead

When we put together a list of things we want to experience in our lives before we die, there is one thing that is often included. Many people long for …
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

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 …
Read More

The Hardest Part of Downsizing: Letting Go of Treasured Things
3 months ago

The Hardest Part of Downsizing: Letting Go of Treasured Things

The question I hear most often when I’m talking with people who are in the middle of a major downsizing or are getting ready to downsize is, “How can I …
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Retire Abroad | Get the Information You Need to Retire Overseas in Style and Comfort

Retiring Abroad – 7 Reasons Women Are Seeking Their Dreams Overseas
2 months ago

Retiring Abroad – 7 Reasons Women Are Seeking Their Dreams Overseas

By  •  Retire Abroad

What do you do when you want something more and different than you’re getting in your home country? For an increasing number of 60+ women, the answer is to move …
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Retire Earlier, Live Better, Spend Less – It’s Easy Overseas
2 months ago

Retire Earlier, Live Better, Spend Less – It’s Easy Overseas

By  •  Retire Abroad

“I’m sitting on my roof terrace looking out at the beautiful Pacific Ocean… and I’m basking in the feeling of being on a permanent vacation… [on] a monthly …
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An Insider’s Guide to Retiring in Bali
2 months ago

An Insider’s Guide to Retiring in Bali

By  •  Retire Abroad

I retired in Bali… can you?

Retirement crept up on me. I had excellent health, meager savings and a severe case of age-appropriate denial. Then, three friends died of cancer …
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Retiring Overseas and Looking for New Friends? Ask Yourself These 6 Questions
2 months ago

Retiring Overseas and Looking for New Friends? Ask Yourself These 6 Questions

By  •  Retire Abroad

There are many ways that retiring overseas can improve your life. It can reduce your cost of living, while improving your overall quality of life. It can surround you with …
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