Baby Boomer posts by Rita Wilkins. Rita is a renowned expert in decluttering and minimalism, empowering individuals to simplify their lives through practical tips and resources, while also captivating audiences as a professional speaker and author.

3 Simple Steps to Declutter the Most Challenging Areas in Your Home

If you want to learn how to declutter the most challenging areas in your home, you’ve got to read this blog and/or listen to this video on my YouTube channel. I will share with you three simple ways to declutter those areas once and for all. We all probably have at least one or two [...]

Craving A Simpler Life with Less? Don’t Just Talk About It, Do It!

I ran into a former client recently and she said, “Deciding to live a simpler life, was the best thing I ever did for myself!” She went on to say that she had absolutely no regrets about choosing not only to declutter her stuff but to also downsize to a smaller home. She said that [...]

My Kids Are Minimalists: What Can I Give Them for Christmas?

I’ve had so many requests from those who follow me to address the subject of what to give your minimalist kids for Christmas.  You want to respect their lifestyle and their choice of living with less. As a matter of fact, you admire their choice and you don’t want to change them, but you do [...]

Books I Love to Read and To Give (Bonus: Clutter-Free Gift Ideas for The Minimalist in Your Life)

The holidays are here and you might be looking for a few gift ideas for people on your list who are trying to declutter… not add clutter to their lives. For me, books are my go-to gifts whether hardback, paperback, or audio. If you have a reader on your list, I’ve compiled a short but [...]

3 (Plus 1 More) Really Big Reasons I’m Not Shopping on Black Friday

I have a confession to make. I spent many years of my earlier life shopping for Black Friday bargains along with the rest of the crowds, waiting in line for stuff I didn’t need, and in some cases didn’t even want. Once home with my hands full of shopping bags filled with sale items, I [...]

Why Is It So Scary to Declutter and Downsize Our Home and Our Lives?

There are so many hidden emotional layers when it comes to decluttering and downsizing our homes things that no one wants to admit or talk about. On the surface, we all know how physically taxing and exhausting it can be. We also know how much time it is likely to take to sort, donate, and [...]

10 Secrets to Successfully Deal with Your Parents’ Clutter

Cleaning out your parents’ home can be a stressful task, especially if it’s full of decades of clutter. To make the process easier, here are 10 secrets to successfully deal with your parents’ clutter. These tips will help you efficiently and effectively organize, declutter, and dispose of the items in your parents’ home. 1.  Words [...]

By |2023-09-14T11:21:41+00:00September 12th, 2023|8 Decluttering Methods., Aging in place, baby boomer downsizing, Baby Boomers, decluttering tips|Comments Off on 10 Secrets to Successfully Deal with Your Parents’ Clutter

Start Living A Decluttered Life 

Learn About Minimalist Living And Minimalist Design Today  Don’t let clutter overwhelm your life – seek the minimalist lifestyle you want by choosing to live a decluttered life today. How can you start living a more minimalist lifestyle? How can you learn more about decluttering and minimalism? You’ve come to the right place to learn [...]

THERAPEUTIC BENEFITS OF DECLUTTERING YOUR HOME AND YOUR LIFE

BY RITA WILKINS JULY 30, 2023 LIFESTYLE ­­­Clutter. We’ve all experienced it on some level. Some of it is visible. Some of it is hidden from our sight. Physical and mental clutter have a funny way of creeping into our homes and our lives. Slowly but surely, we become inundated and overwhelmed by it, sometimes to the point [...]

By |2023-08-23T08:08:21+00:00August 16th, 2023|A Peek into Your Good Life, Aging in place, baby boomer downsizing, Baby Boomers, decluttering tips, Emotional Clutter, how do i get rid of stuff, lifestyle, quick start decluttering|Comments Off on THERAPEUTIC BENEFITS OF DECLUTTERING YOUR HOME AND YOUR LIFE

The Downsizing Designer’s 10 Favorite Home Organizing Solutions

For the first time, I would like to focus on actual products that I have used myself and strongly recommend. They will help you get organized and stay organized once you’ve decluttered a particular space. If you read my blogs, you know that I don’t normally encourage you to buy more because my primary focus [...]

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