•  06/17/2021 05:37 PM

Over the course of her 14 moves, most recently to a small senior living apartment, Betsy has changed the way she evaluates her possessions and consequently her downsizing practices.

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  •  05/18/2021 04:02 PM

Janine and Matthew moved only a few miles away, but with a smaller space, they were forced to re-evaluate what was important to them from their many hobbies.

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  •  04/30/2021 04:16 PM

When you have a lot of one kind of object, whether it's papers, CDs, kitchen items, knick knacks, etc., culling provides an easier initial route to your eventual downsizing goals. I share my experience and principles.

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  •  04/13/2021 01:46 PM

Nancy and her husband moved from a large, beloved family home to a smaller space in a retirement community. She shares the ups and downs of her downsizing.

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  •  03/30/2021 11:49 AM

If you are willing to do a bit of research, you might be able to find home for some of your collections of paper items--letters and cards, work souvenirs, magazines, etc.

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  •  03/13/2021 05:52 PM

With each of the many moves I've made over a lifetime, I've just kept adding to my possessions, leading me to this time when the process must finally reverse itself.

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  •  03/04/2021 02:56 PM

Your traditional resume or CV can serve as the foundation for your life story in an abbreviated form. Here's how I approached it.

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  •  01/29/2021 12:42 PM

Schooling is often central to who we become. Here is tackle my huge school and college archives, deciding what to scan, toss, or give away.

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  •  01/03/2021 02:56 PM

During this past home-bound year, I appreciate the great headway I made on my downsizing and the benefit to others of some of my efforts.

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  •  12/30/2020 11:30 AM

To say goodbye to 2020, I share 20 paper items I came across this year in going through the family archives.

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  •  12/29/2020 03:24 PM

With more time during this pandemic to focus on downsizing, I find it harder to let go of things. I share some hard-earned principles for making the task easier.

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  •  12/18/2020 09:51 PM

Slow downsizing has some unique challenges, including priority issues, duplication of efforts, obsessiveness, regrets, and fatigue. I offer some solutions to my challenges.

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