There are so many books, blogs, and articles on downsizing, it can be confusing to know where to start. Many people delay downsizing because it can be an overwhelming process. For some it might be an emotional journey to sort through a lifetime of accumulated possessions. Margit Novak, a leader in the Senior Move Management Business says, “The key to downsizing is not finishing the process; it’s starting it.” Most downsizing specialists will tell you it is wise to start earlier than you think you need to.
Here are some helpful downsizing tips to get you started:
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Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist says that instead of asking if your belongings “spark joy” we should ask “does it help me fulfill a greater purpose with my life?” If you feel you can’t get rid of something because you’re emotionally attached to it, box it up for three months and if you didn’t miss it, get rid of it. Most people usually wish they had started downsizing earlier. Spend less time on chores and more time enjoying life. An organized, clutter free home is the reward for all your hard work and when it’s time to downsize, you’ll be ready!