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  •  05/08/2018 09:07 PM

In addition to our grander downsizing goals, we must deal with the daily influx of new clutter into our lives.

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  •  04/12/2018 07:59 PM

I was surrounded by books, many of them in boxes stashed away. It was time to consider how I could make decisions about which ones would go and which would stay.

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  •  03/29/2018 02:13 PM

Time management principles work for downsizers, too. Prioritize it, break it down into small chunks, and get these chunks on your schedule!

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  •  03/22/2018 12:26 PM

Some tips for downsizing the shopping habit while downsizing one's possessions.

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  •  03/11/2018 05:06 PM

I review the challenges, potential points of interest, and key takeaways of Marie Kondo's, best-selling book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, and determine whether it "sparks joy."

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  •  02/21/2018 08:50 PM

Laura Moore of Clutter Clarity gives us four criteria for considering what is clutter in our lives.

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  •  02/15/2018 04:38 PM

I've taken a downsizing break, and it's hard to get back to it..I'm looking for inspiration but lauding my small victories.

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  •  01/19/2018 09:05 PM

The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning by Margareta Magnusson is a charming, folksy read about a practical process--downsizing in anticipation of our eventual death.

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  •  01/10/2018 08:41 PM

Here are six things I've learned so far in my journey re the value of things and time, goal-setting, documentation, going public, and the uniqueness of each person's experience.

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  •  12/31/2017 03:10 PM

In 2017, I, the Slow Downsizer, accomplished more than I thought in my efforts to simplify my life.

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  •  12/30/2017 06:28 PM

The holidays conjure up the opposite of downsizing, but there are ways of keeping it simple and still maintaining the joy.

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  •  12/12/2017 10:07 AM

Parting with things made by late, beloved family members is especially difficult. I have chosen consignment as my primary route for parting with beautiful clothing designed by my sister, Beth Brett.

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