Rita Wilkins Decluttering and minimalism blog

Prioritize Decluttering And Self-Care This Year 

It’s Not Too Late To Get A New Start – Try Decluttering And Self-Care Although we’re almost a month into the new year, it’s never too late to get a fresh start on taking care of yourself. If you’re tired of living with clutter, why not make this year the ...
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Get Started on Your 2023 Resolutions: A Minimalist Home Decluttering Checklist

By Rita WilkinsThe Downsizing Designer Decluttering is one of the top 3 New Year’s resolutions people make each year, preceded by weight loss and exercise. So, it’s easy to understand why people try, give up, and then show up again the following year determined to try once again. If you ...
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Get Ready For Life After Decluttering 

Decluttering Is Self-Care – Don’t Let Clutter Rule Your Life Are you frustrated with clutter in your home? Do you see clutter everywhere you look and feel overwhelmed by it? You don’t have to let clutter overtake your home. You can choose self-care and decluttering. That’s right – decluttering is ...
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Say Goodbye to Clutter In 2023: A 12-Month Decluttering Challenge

By Rita WilkinsThe Downsizing Designer Did you know that according to LA Times, the average American household has over 300,000 items in it? That’s a lot of stuff! And did you know that at least 10% of American households also rent a storage unit for extra stuff they can’t fit ...
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Is Decluttering A Form Of Self-Care? 

Is The Clutter In Your Home Overwhelming You?  Let’s face it – no one likes a cluttered home. Even if you find yourself frustrated with the clutter in your home, though, you may not know what to do about it. Sure, you’ve heard of decluttering – but how does one ...
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Moving in Your 60’s: Tips to Ease the Move

By Rita WilkinsThe Downsizing Designer Preparing for a big move is never easy, but doing so later in life can feel almost impossible. With stressors coming from every angle, it can be tempting to stay put as you get older. But, if you’re ready to move and enter the next ...
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Self-Care In The New Year: Start Decluttering! 

A New Year, A New You – How You Can Get Rid Of Clutter This Year Welcome to a new year! Are you ready to start this year fresh? Are you looking for a new beginning? Are you ready to spend more time taking care of yourself and less time ...
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How To Create Your Own Minimalist Home and Mindset

By Rita WilkinsThe Downsizing Designer Words are powerful. If we tell ourselves, we can do something, we can. Conversely, if we tell ourselves, we can’t do something, we probably can’t. When it comes to decluttering, your home, I often hear, “I can’t possibly get rid of XYZ… (mom’s, china, my ...
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Is Downsizing in Your 60s The Key To Reinventing Your New Life?

By Rita WilkinsThe Downsizing Designer Downsizing in your 60s is liberating It is perhaps one of the most liberating things you could ever do for yourself if you are ready to try something new, exciting, and perhaps more fulfilling. You are free to reimagine and reinvent your life, to make ...
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