Articles About Downsizing

Downsizing and Minimalism

I must confess that during the extreme downsizing I did several months ago, minimalism was no-where on my radar. However in recent weeks, I’ve discovered this interesting new way to live. And it’s not as extreme as the name implies. Just to clarify, I subscribe to minimalism as a means to an … [Read More...]


Minimalism, a Form of Downsizing

I’ve just finished reading the book Minimalism: live a meaningful life by Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus and saw many parallels to the downsizing we talk about in this space. While these two men held high paying, high power positions in a big business setting, they were discontent with … [Read More...]

Book Marketing Challenge: Going Forward: Downsizing, Moving and Settling In

I'm honored to be involved with The Book Marketing Challenge. To join me on this exciting journey just click on the image for your FREE ACCESS PASS. I'll be blogging over there as well as participating in the daily assignments to create more visibility for my book Going Forward: Downsizing, … [Read More...]

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3 Main Reasons to Downsize

As I see it, there are only three main reasons to downsize. They can overlap a bit, but are essentially different. 1. Need to reduce the number of belongings to feel your space is larger. This is the easiest reason. Maybe you have too much stuff and it’s bothering you. Maybe you’ve decided to … [Read More...]

Extreme Downsizing Update

A few months ago when I blogged about my “extreme downsizing” I was still struggling with the reality of having to let so much of my life go to fit into a tiny apartment. Well, I thought it was time for an update on this, in case any of you are in this position. Or something to think about if and … [Read More...]

Articles About Organizing

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9 Simple Ways to be Financially Organized Part 2

This is Part 2 of guest blogger Pamela Charmichael's 9 Simple Ways to be Financially Organized:   7. Automate, automate, and automate In this tech-age, your life can be made a lot easier if you take advantage of the technology available to you. Setting up standard weekly or monthly … [Read More...]

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9 Simple Ways to be Financially Organized Part 1

We welcome Pamela Carmichael, Financial Services Professional and Author to talk about being Financially Organized. This is just as important as being organized physically, emotionally, spiritually and in all other possible ways. Read on for some excellent advice:   How organized are you … [Read More...]


3 Unexpected Benefits to Clearing Clutter & Having a Garage Sale Part 2

By: Janine L. Moore (Guest Post) We welcome author and career counselor Janine Moore back for Part 2 of her guest blog for us. Yesterday we learned about clutter, and today Janine takes us through the 3 unexpected benefits to clearing clutter and the garage sale: Mild memory lapses might … [Read More...]

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3 Unexpected Benefits to Clearing Clutter & Having a Garage Sale Part 1

By: Janine L. Moore (Guest Post) Today we welcome Janine Moore as our guest blogger. Janine is an author and career counselor.  Have you watched any of those Reality TV shows on hoarding and thought that your place doesn’t look so bad after all? Is there a chance you just might be fooling … [Read More...]

Christmas in July—how is this being organized?

Many of us complain about how Christmas comes too soon and we’re not organized in time. Why not plan to begin getting organized in July? Many communities celebrate Christmas in July as a summer event, possibly to diminish the experience of summer heat and humidity (in the Northern Hemisphere). I … [Read More...]