Apple pie is very popular internationally, not just in North America. The reason for this enduring love is much like the reason you hang onto your stuff.
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The “how to” of downsizing gets a lot of attention. Preparing for the emotions that are created during this process is just as important. Here are many, mixed emotions you can expect to feel before, during and after you are done. Continue reading “The emotional side of downsizing”
The early stages of downsizing are critical to ensuring a smooth ride, especially if there are a number of family members involved. Continue reading “Skipping these first steps may cause a rocky downsizing”
This situation is more common than you might suspect. Here are some suggestions on how to deal with it.
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A universal lament you hear from baby boomers who have children and grandchildren is “the kids don’t want my stuff”. Here are ten reasons for this trend.
Just as a stream winding through the woods flows downward in steps, downsizing in stages follows a very natural order.
If you’re scratching your head and wondering what type of home most people choose when downsizing, this is for you.
This is certainly a sensible approach for some people. There are two very different attitudes that surface in this situation. Continue reading “What if I just downsize my stuff and stay where I am?”
The word “help” means different things to different people, depending on their situation. There are very specific kinds of downsizing “help” that you will find on this site.
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Having time to learn another language is one of the benefits of downsizing. If that gives you something to look forward to, read on.