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You’re done… Well almost

This month we look at the last letter in the acrostic S-I-M-P-L-I-F-Y, our guide to walking through the downsizing and moving process. “Y” is for….You’re done! Well almost. You have spent a lot of time sorting, made hundred of decisions, donated or sold your extra possessions, packed or had the…

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Figure out the move

Over the past few months we have used the acrostic of S-I-M-P-L-I-F-Y to step our way through the downsizing and moving process. So far we have considered: State your goal Imagine your new life Measure what will fit Pick what is most important Let go of the rest Involve others…

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From Here to There

Moving your household goods involves more than just getting them from one place to another. There are details to consider and many decisions to make along the way. One important decision is whether you are going to hire movers, do the moving yourself, or a combination of the two. Below…

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“Moving” Verb or Adjective?

 Mov-ing: verb – to go from one place of residence to another   Mov-ing: adjective – stirring deeply in a way that evokes a strong emotional response   What is the first thing you think about when someone mentions they will be “moving”? Usually it’s the hassle of packing all the boxes, the big moving truck pulling up…

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When You Have to Move

Planning for a Move Change is hard. We all get into a rhythm in life, and disruption can throw us off balance and increase our stress. Seniors, young children, and those involved in an involuntary move may have a particularly difficult time with the transition. For them, relocation can feel…

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You’re done… Well almost

This month we look at the last letter in the acrostic S-I-M-P-L-I-F-Y, our guide to walking through the downsizing and moving process. “Y” is for….You’re done! Well almost. You have spent a lot of time sorting, made hundred of decisions, donated or sold your extra possessions, packed or had the…

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Fall Fling – October

How did your digital fall fling go last month? Isn’t it great to be able to easily find your digital files, photos and apps? This month we will look at items that tend to accumulate around our homes without realizing it. They are books, unused picture frames, pet supplies, and…

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Figure out the move

Over the past few months we have used the acrostic of S-I-M-P-L-I-F-Y to step our way through the downsizing and moving process. So far we have considered: State your goal Imagine your new life Measure what will fit Pick what is most important Let go of the rest Involve others…

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Digital Clutter – Fall Fling

Fall is just around the corner, and I am so grateful for some cooler weather!!  Fall is also a great time to get back into organizing and work on a few areas that we tend to overlook. We will identify 4 items and provide a brief tip about how to…

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SIMPLIFY your downsize or Move – Involve others

Last month, we looked at “L” of SIMPLIFY where we considered letting go of items while keeping the memories or sentiments that are attached to them. Now we move onto the “I” – Involve others. Moving and downsizing can be stressful emotionally, physically and mentally. It can become overwhelming to do…

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Free time?

Are you finding it hard to have any free time this summer? Is it difficult to find downtime? Does life seem to keep going at its fast pace and you find it hard to take a break? Do you have something you want to do but never get around to it?…

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Let go of the rest- but keep the memories (part 2)

As we work our way through the acrostic of SIMPLIFY, we last looked at “L” for “Let go of the rest”. This month we look at another aspect of letting go which is keeping the memories or sentiments attached while letting go of the physical item. Some possessions are easy…

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Traveling or Vacationing? Come back with more memories than mementos

Many of us will head out for a time of adventure or relaxation this summer. Vacations are wonderful, full of memories and often a time when we buy or collect special items. Keeping mementos/reminders: You had a great time on your trip and you’d like to remember the different places…

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Let go of the rest (Part 1)

We are working our way through the word SIMPLIFY, with each letter representing a step to make your downsize or move easier. Last month we looked at “P” which stood for “pick what is most important”. Once you have taken the time to think through what is most important and…

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Spring Fling – in and around the bathroom

Summer is right around the corner! That means our spring fling is coming to an end. This month our spring fling will be focusing on the little items in and around the bathroom. We will identify 4 items and provide brief tips about how to declutter these items. Each task…

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