Rita Wilkins Decluttering and minimalism blog

How To Get Started Decluttering With Minimalist Essentials 

The Best Way To Get Started Decluttering Decluttering your home may seem like a daunting task to start with – but it’s not a task you have to accomplish all by yourself! If you’re feeling stuck and wondering how to get started decluttering, you’re in the right place. You can ...
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Why Am I So Committed to Decluttering, Downsizing and Living with Less?

That was a question posed to me on a recent podcast interview. On one level, the answer to this question is simple. When you live with less, you experience more time, money, freedom, energy, and peace of mind. But on a much deeper level, I see the real-life impact that ...

THE HIDDEN LIFE-CHANGING POWER OF DECLUTTERING

BY RITA WILKINS FEBRUARY 09, 2024 LIFESTYLE Who could have guessed that the cathartic process of purging and decluttering one woman’s home one drawer, one closet, one room at a time could change the direction and trajectory of life forever? What began as an attempt to help a client gradually ...
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My 5-Step Method to Declutter and Organize Your Home

Just like anything else, some people are naturally good at some things and totally clueless at others. My 2 sons have always teased me by telling people “Our mom can see through walls.” Meaning, that is easy for me to walk into a room as a designer and visualize many ...

Lean Design: Minimalist Design Tips For A Minimalist Lifestyle

More Isn’t Always Better! Live A Decluttered Life With Minimalist Essentials American culture often supposes that more is better. However, more things and a bigger home may be what’s holding you back from living your best life. However, more isn’t always best – even when it comes to interior design ...
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A Must-Have Conversation: How to Talk to Your Parents About Their Stuff

At a recent conference where I was speaking, I had the opportunity to spend an afternoon with many young professional women. One of the topics they most wanted to talk to me about as the “Downsizing Designer” was how to talk to their parents about all of their stuff. Stuff ...
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From Chaos to Clarity: Embracing Your New Decluttered Life

In this blog, consider embarking on a transformational journey - one that brings you closer to a life you’ve always envisioned. If you’re tired of living a life full of clutter and chaos, this blog will inspire you to clear your clutter so you can begin living a life you ...
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Minimalist Tips: New Extreme Decluttering Method 

Tired Of Being Overwhelmed By Clutter? Are you ready to lead a more minimalist lifestyle, but you’re not sure how to achieve that lifestyle? Are you tired of living with too much stuff, not enough space? Are you, perhaps, ready to go to extreme methods to declutter your home in ...
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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 ...