Downsizing 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 [...]

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 [...]

How To Declutter Your Home Before Your Holiday Party 

How To Achieve Minimalist Living And Minimalist Design With Decluttering  Are you frustrated by the clutter in your home? Do you feel overwhelmed because you have too much stuff and not enough space? If so, know you’re not alone. Like you, many have struggled to achieve their minimalist design dreams because they don’t know how [...]

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. [...]

Give Thanks For Minimalist Tips For Decluttering 

Don’t Allow Clutter To Cause You Stress  Are you living with too much stuff in a home that doesn’t have enough space? Are you tired of feeling stressed out because of clutter? If so, know you’re not alone. You don’t have to live with unwanted clutter – you can learn how to let go of [...]

It’s Decluttering Season: Top 3 Secrets to Help You Love Your Home Again!

Embrace the Beauty of Autumn It’s fall. A new season. It’s time to enjoy being outside in nature, taking long walks and just enjoying the magnificent color of autumn leaves. It’s also a time when on the first rainy day we might scramble to change out clothing in our closets from summer to winter. And [...]

Life After Decluttering: Starting Over in Retirement 

Decluttering Can Help You Start Over  Decluttering and downsizing can be big decisions to make – especially if these decisions coincide with preparing for retirement. Downsizing and decluttering come with unique challenges, including how to get started, how to stay motivated, etc. Whatever challenges you’re facing, you don’t have to face them alone. Seek help [...]

What Are The First Steps To Take When Downsizing In Your 60s? 

How Do I Plan To Downsize While In My 60s?  Are you ready to downsize your life? Are you tired of dealing with clutter? Are you in your 60s and looking to prepare for a simpler life during your retirement years? If so, you’re in the right place. Downsizing in your 60s can be an [...]

Downsize? Age in place? Upsize? What is the right size for you right now?

At different stages of life, we often find ourselves contemplating the size of our homes and wondering if it truly aligns with our current needs and desires. Should we downsize, age in place, or perhaps upsize? It's a decision that requires careful consideration and a dash of courage. But fear not, for I have created [...]

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How To Create Your Ideal Minimalist Home and Mindset 

Are You Ready To Create A Minimalist Home? Get Started Decluttering  You don’t have to live in a house that is overrun with clutter. You can choose instead to follow a minimalist lifestyle and sense of design. Get rid of clutter to achieve your ideal minimalist home. Do you find you’re not sure how to [...]

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