Articles About Downsizing

We’ve moved too!

Like my Downsizing blog, I've combined it with my Organizing blog over at my De-Clutter Coach site.  Click here to go there now. … [Read More...]

We’ve Moved!

In case you're wondering where this blog has gone, here's what happened. I was blogging on two different sites and decided to combine my blogs at one place. So, you can find my Downsizing and Organizing blogs at my De-Clutter Coach site. Click here to go there now. … [Read More...]

Downsize the New Year’s Goal Setting

It’s that time of year again when all the Facebook status updates, Tweets, magazine articles, blog posts, and so on, are talking about New Year’s Resolutions. I say it’s time to downsize these, or perhaps more correctly, right-size them. How many years have we made a list of changes we wanted in … [Read More...]

Downsizing the Christmas Wrap

If you grew up in a family like mine, you were taught to recycle all possible gift wrap to use for the next appropriate event. The concept of downsizing it was as foreign as it could possibly be back then! Anything disposed of was well beyond another use, under any circumstances. My aunt even ironed … [Read More...]

How to Prepare to Downsize?

Have you ever asked yourself this question? It’s actually a bigger question than the words indicate. Preparing to downsize includes four dimensions: Physical, Mental, Emotional and Spiritual. Assuming the downsizing is to move to a smaller home, whatever shape that may take, here are the steps I … [Read More...]

Articles About Organizing

We’ve moved too!

Like my Downsizing blog, I've combined it with my Organizing blog over at my De-Clutter Coach site.  Click here to go there now. … [Read More...]

We’ve Moved!

In case you're wondering where this blog has gone, here's what happened. I was blogging on two different sites and decided to combine my blogs at one place. So, you can find my Downsizing and Organizing blogs at my De-Clutter Coach site. Click here to go there now. … [Read More...]

Very Inspiring Blogger Award

I was surprised recently to learn that I’d been honoured with the Very Inspiring Blogger Award (VIB) for my writing about organizing. This recognizes bloggers “who work hard to keep the blogosphere a beautiful place”. I can only say I wasn’t expecting anything like this, ever! The email came from … [Read More...]

10 Costs of Disorganization

When we talk about organization and disorganization, the perception is usually whether we can find something tangible or not. Today we’re going to address the intangible losses that come with disorganization and how to alleviate them. In no particular order: Issue: strained relationships when … [Read More...]

Home Organizing as Vision Board

What does organizing have to do with vision boards? Let’s start with what vision boards are for those who aren’t familiar with the concept. Vision boards are like a wish list of activities, travel destinations, life experiences etc. that we create on a poster board or in a notebook with images of … [Read More...]