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Downsizing

Downsizing isn’t about saying no to the things you don’t need – it is about saying yes to the things that truly make you happy! Learn how to downsize your home or your life, whether you are downsizing, rightsizing or upsizing.

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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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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How to Let Go of Handmade Items, Paintings and Crafts That You Made with Your Own Hands!
4 months ago

How to Let Go of Handmade Items, Paintings and Crafts That You Made with Your Own Hands!

Downsizing in your 50’s and 60’s is a unique and challenging exercise! We have lived full and wonderful lives and just by the sheer force of societal consumer pressure accumulated …
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The Unexpected Benefits of Downsizing: Clear Your Clutter and Outlook on Life
4 months ago

The Unexpected Benefits of Downsizing: Clear Your Clutter and Outlook on Life

Maybe you’re still living in the house where you raised the children: Bedrooms remain unused. Closets are full of things accumulated over decades. Memories are in every corner. The garage …
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How Learning to Simplify Can Help You Define Your Unique and Personal Style
4 months ago

How Learning to Simplify Can Help You Define Your Unique and Personal Style

As women who are aging beautifully, one of our goals is to finally settle on our personal and unique style. What defines us. What clothes look great on us, what …
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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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Downsizing Dilemma: Why Getting Rid of Books is So Tough!
4 months ago

Downsizing Dilemma: Why Getting Rid of Books is So Tough!

Finally, you have reached the age when you are beginning to think about downsizing. Perhaps you have familiarized yourself with all the practical and even emotional difficulties involved and have …
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Downsizing Your Home After 60: Don’t Let Change Keep You From Living the Life You Want
4 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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5 Ways to Downsize Without Becoming a Small Person
4 months ago

5 Ways to Downsize Without Becoming a Small Person

Much of what we acquire in life isn’t worth dragging to the next leg of our journey,” writes Gina Greenlee in Postcards and Pearls: Life Lessons from Solo Moments on …
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