Downsizing from a large house to a retirement community can be confusing, and overwhelming. The two lifestyles are so different and it can be hard to imagine what all of the changes will mean in day-to-day terms. Let’s look at how one person, we’ll call her Lois (not her real name), decided what to take […]
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If you have decided to take on the task of de-cluttering your home, good for you! Your first step is to design an approach that gives you something to celebrate after just one or two hours of work, something where you can see and admire the results.
Are you downsizing? Do you have a large quantity of things that you’d like to sell? If so, you might be wondering Which is better an auction or an estate sale? Between auctions and estate sales, the best monetary return is almost always
Decide when you’re 8 months pregnant that your house really isn’t big enough for a new baby and you must move.
This is a fascinating video that allows you to see some self-professed hoarders interacting with the possessions in their homes. The film implies its subjects are coping with obsessive-compulsive disorder. I do want to stress that the majority of people with overwhelming clutter are not mentally ill. They have simply become overwhelmed by some trauma that […]
Did you know that the average adult in the United States, receives 41 pounds of junk mail every year?!! And that’s just the junk mail. Add catalogs, magazines, newspapers, and multiple versions of yellow page phone books. Add bills and bank statements. Yikes! Last August I tried a website that promised to help me turn […]