Stress Management For Downsizing

Stress Management For Downsizing

Stress management for downsizing can be hard to come by. There’s no question about that. You’re fighting a war with yourself between the emotional connection you have to your home and belongings, against the practical need for owning less stuff and moving into a smaller home. Whatever reason you have for downsizing, here are a […]

Be Clutter Free

Be Clutter Free

You’ve made the leap to downsize and be clutter free, and aside from the emotional stress associated with this decision, there’s also the reality of having to fit your possessions into your new home. At first glance, this can seem like a monumental task and you don’t know where to start. Chances are, downsizing is […]

5 Tips For Getting Rid Of A Storage Unit

5 Tips For Getting Rid Of A Storage Unit

We’ve already looked at how to declutter your home in preparation for downsizing. And we’ve looked at using a separate storage unit for household belongings that won’t fit in your new home. On the flip side of that, let’s tackle the issue of getting rid of a storage unit you no longer want. Much like […]

Getting A Storage Unit

Getting A Storage Unit

To store or not to store, that’s a sometimes complicated question. When you’re getting ready to downsize, there are two sides to getting a storage unit. Are you going to need a storage unit? If you already have one but want to get rid of it, what’s the best way to go about it? Storage […]

The Up Side Of Downsizing

The Up Side Of Downsizing

There comes a point in a lot of peoples’ lives when they want to simplify things and move into a smaller home. It’s a big step to take and can sometimes be a confusing or difficult time once the decision is made. In the next few articles, we’ll take a look at some of the […]

The Emotional Impact Of Downsizing

The Emotional Impact Of Downsizing

Most people don’t decide to downsize out of the blue. There’s usually a specific reason for it – a life transition like divorce, the kids have moved out, elderly people moving into assisted or independent living accommodations or the death of a spouse. Whatever the reason, the emotional impact of downsizing can take an emotional […]

Here’s Why You May Never Retire

Here’s Why You May Never Retire

Recently, I read an article from CBC News and wanted to share some thoughts with you on why you may never retire. Jonathon Chevreau, author of the book Victory Lap Retirement, says people have to adjust their perceptions to meet the new reality. “If you thought you were going to live until you were 90, […]

Moving From a House into a Condo

Moving From a House into a Condo

So you’ve made the decision to move from your house into a condo. Now what do you need to know? Let’s start with some things you’ll need to consider when moving from a house into a condo. Moving from a  house into a condo What aspects of Condo life appeal to you the most? Maybe […]