Downsizing In Your 60s 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.

5 Downsides to Downsizing

If you are considering downsizing, this blog is intended to help you weigh some pros and cons before you make such a big decision.  As the “Downsizing Designer,” I’m frequently asked if there are downsides to downsizing. The short answer is downsizing may or may not be right for you. It all depends. The truth [...]

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 [...]

Embrace Minimalist Lifestyle: 10 Warning Signs You Have Too Much Stuff!

This topic, 10 Warning Signs You Have Too Much Stuff was inspired by a desperate call I received a few weeks ago from a woman who finally realized the clutter was a real issue in her life and that she had been denying it, even ignoring it until… One night she drove up to her [...]

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 [...]

Act Fast For This Holiday Decluttering Bundle Deal! 

Learn Decluttering Minimalist Tips And Tricks Today  While many people may want to learn how to lead a more minimalist lifestyle or how to declutter their homes, figuring out how isn’t always easy. After all, you may not even know how to get started decluttering. You may not know how to stay motivated to declutter. [...]

3 Creative Ways to Deal with “Other People’s Clutter”

If someone else’s trash is another person’s treasure… Why is it that someone else’s stuff is cluttered but yours is not? Why is it so much easier to declutter other people’s stuff rather than our own? Perhaps you’ve heard yourself complaining about “my husband's stuff, my wife’s stuff, or my kids’ stuff.” While it might [...]

Focus On What Matters – Minimalist Essentials 

What To Do If You Have Too Much Stuff  Living with too much stuff can be frustrating. When clutter fills your home, it can make life chaotic. You hold onto things you think you need, but you’re really holding yourself back from the simple lifestyle you crave. What if you didn’t have to overcome decluttering [...]

How To Throw An Extreme Photo Decluttering Party

Do you have boxes of old photos sitting in your basement or big photo albums taking up space on your bookcase shelves? If you are a baby boomer or part of the sandwich generation, chances are you not only have your own photo collections, but you also have those that you inherited from your parents [...]

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