Retirement 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 Reasons to Declutter BEFORE you Retire

Want a simpler life in retirement? Why not Declutter your home right now? Retirement is a time for relaxation, enjoyment, and spending quality time with loved ones. It's a time when many people look forward to finally having the time and freedom to pursue their passions and interests. However, for some, retirement can also bring [...]

By |2023-09-08T15:37:22+00:00April 19th, 2023|decluttering tips, FB YouTube, how to declutter, retirement|Comments Off on 3 Reasons to Declutter BEFORE you Retire

What Are The Emotional Benefits Of Decluttering? 

Downsizing, Decluttering, And Self-Care  Are you tired of all the stuff cluttering your home? Are you finding it more difficult to maintain the home you have? Do you look around and wonder how you’ll be able to keep up with this home and all your belongings in the future if you’re already having difficulties?  Here’s [...]

3 Best Ways to Cure Clutter Creep and Chaos

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Have you ever listened to what your clutter is trying to tell you? You know… that clutter that’s everywhere! Your kitchen counter, your dining room table, your bathroom countertops. Every time you think you’ve cleaned it off and decluttered, it sneaks back in to haunt you! All of that [...]

Decluttering Workbook On Sale Now 

Get The Guidance You Need To Get Started Decluttering  No one likes living in a cluttered home. However, you may find that you don’t know how to get rid of the clutter in your home. Where do you even start? How can you know what to get rid of and what to keep? Hi, I’m [...]

Top 8 Lessons I Learned from My Mom About Keeping It Simple

By Rita WilkinsThe Downsizing Designer Have you ever sat down to make a list of all of the things you learned from your mother? In all of these years, I’ve never actually made a list, but once I got started, I couldn’t stop! So far, I have 73 items on my list. I was amazed [...]

Wake It Up, Shake It Up Today! 

Are You Tired Of Feeling Discontent With Your Life?  Shaking feelings of discontentment can be difficult. You find you’re not satisfied with your life, that you miss the days when you felt on fire and motivated to do anything. However, you’re not sure how to shake off your discontentment. You don’t know where to start [...]

Do You Feel Disconnected And Disengaged? 

How Can I Stop Feeling Disconnected And Disengaged From My Life?  Do you feel discontent with your life? Do you miss the days when you felt motivated, when nothing could stop you? Are you overwhelmed by how disconnected and disengaged you feel? Do you wish you could make a change, but don’t know how you [...]

Downsizing: Everybody’s Doing It

By Guest Blogger at For most people, the very phrase downsizing calls to mind empty nesters and people of retirement age. That’s not an unreasonable association. According to Forbes, baby boomers aged 65 to 73 made up the largest portion of home sellers in 2020. A study by found that 23% of homeowners [...]

Decluttering in 2022? It doesn’t have to be perfect… Just start!

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer If you’re like most Americans, one of the top 3 resolutions for 2022 is to declutter and get organized. But it’s now mid-January already and perhaps you haven’t even started. This is sound familiar? You’ve been too busy… with holidays, company, work, and you’re exhausted! You look around at [...]

By |2022-01-28T10:21:38+00:00January 28th, 2022|8 Decluttering Methods., baby boomer downsizing, Baby Boomers, decluttering tips, motivation, retirement, Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer.|Comments Off on Decluttering in 2022? It doesn’t have to be perfect… Just start!

A Checklist for Finding The “Right Size” Home

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Not all baby boomers are downsizing. That might sound funny coming from me, the Downsizing Designer, but what is happening is that baby boomers are trying to figure out what the “right size” house is for them at this stage of their lives. After all, lives change, people change, [...]

By |2022-01-05T14:50:49+00:00January 6th, 2022|baby boomer downsizing, Baby Boomers, decluttering tips, downsizing, Interior design, Interiors, retirement, simplify your life|Comments Off on A Checklist for Finding The “Right Size” Home


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